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Ryanair reshuffle: O’Leary succeeded as chief of airline

The King is dead, long live the King(s). Ryanair’s boss Michael O’Leary has been replaced as chief executive of the Irish low-cost carrier. According to media reports, the airline’s chief people officer Eddie Wilson has been appointed to the position of CEO effective September 1, 2019, while O’Leary steps up to being the overall chief of Ryanair Holdings....


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American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX groundings 4th time

UPDATED. Top U.S. carrier American Airlines had already pushed back the date of its Boeing 737 MAX fleet return to service several times. First through July, then August, then September, and now, for the fourth time, through November 2019. United has followed suit by dropping its MAX jets from its schedule for another two months. Southwest is expected to follow their lead by announcing a November deadline as well. Unfortunately, the grounding of...


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Airbus to challenge IAG, Boeing deal for 200 MAX?

On June 18, IAG signed a letter of intent to buy 200 Boeing 737 MAXs, but Airbus does not intend to let this deal progress any further without putting up a fight....


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Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 Crash. Information So Far

On Sunday, 10th of March, Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 has crashed in Ethiopia. A lot of information has fluctuated around, here is the latest news about the fatal accident:...


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UPDATED| Divers find damaged black box, indicates extreme impact

In a major break-through in the search for the wreckage of crashed Lion Air plane, today, on November 1, 2018, Indonesian officials announced that a "black box" recorder from Flight JT610 has been found by divers....


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Boeing MAX v Airbus Neo: an evolving rivalry

When Airbus launched the A320 to compete against the 737 family of aircraft in 1984, it was competing against a mature company with a distinct first-mover advantage. It took Airbus a good number of years to catch up to Boeing’s order books, cementing both the A320 and the 737 as two of the most successful aircraft of all time, in terms of orders.  With the advent of a new generation of aircraft, we have seen a slight advantage of one m...