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Ina Hladyshava
GOL Airlines saved by $420M Boeing 737 MAX compensation

Hardly anyone could foresee that Boeing’s saga with the worldwide grounding of 737 MAX would ever go in favor of customers who had placed orders for these planes. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
New Boeing 737 MAX software flaw discovered during test flights

The troubled and grounded jet has provided a new headache for Boeing as a new software flaw was discovered when the 737 MAX was put through its paces during flight testing....


AeroTime Team
Aircraft to watch in 2020

What new passenger aircraft can we expect to see in 2020?...


Gediminas Ziemelis
Boeing MAX 'situation' costs airlines $1B per month

In March 2019, aviation regulators and airlines around the world grounded the Boeing 737 MAX airliner after two brand new aircraft crashed in five months, killing 346 people aboard. While the decision...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Boeing to take $5B hit due to 737 MAX groundings

The 737 MAX grounding crisis will cost Boeing $5.6 billion in revenue, to be recognized in the financial results of the second quarter of 2019. The manufacturer admits expecting potential concessions and “other considerations” to last over “a number of years” in various forms of economic value. ...


AeroTime Team
Boeing allocates first batch of funds for 737 MAX crash families

Boeing is to allocate half of the previously announced $100 million fund for “near term assistance” of families of Lion Air JT610 and Ethiopian Airlines ET302 victims. The U.S. plane maker made the announcement on July 17, 2019 ‒ the same day that family members gave testimony at U.S. Congressional hearing, expressing their doubts about Boeing’s sincerity.   ...


Merve Kara
Flyadeal drops $6B worth Boeing 737 MAX order for Airbus

Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier Flyadeal becomes the first airline to officially drop Boeing 737 MAX order. Flyadeal indicated that it will not proceed with its commitment for 50 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, choosing the Airbus A320neo aircraft instead.  ...


AeroTime Team
Boeing to donate $100M to Lion Air, Ethiopian Airlines victims

Boeing announces $100 million in funds for the families as well as communities of Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 victims. ...


Ruta Burbaite
More than 400 pilots of 737 MAX are suing Boeing for ‘cover up’

More than 400 pilots who flew the Boeing 737 MAX are suing the manufacturer, accusing the company of putting corporate profit above aviation safety with an “unprecedented cover-up” of “known design flaws” with the plane. The lawsuit claims that the pilots’ income and career certainty have been badly affected as a result of the grounding of the plane....


AeroTime Team
American Airlines pushes back 737 MAX cancellations for 2nd time

American Airlines is pushing back the expected date on when its currently grounded Boeing 737 MAX fleet could take up to the skies again. The U.S. carrier now expects the airliner to come back no earlier than early September 2019.  ...