Boeing737MAX

How COMAC C919 and Boeing 737 MAX became political pawns

The development stories of the COMAC C919 and the Boeing 737 MAX could not be any different,  yetthey seemingly share one attribute across the board....


BREAKING: FAA un-grounds the Boeing 737 MAX

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ungrounded the Boeing 737 MAX, allowing it to enter commercial service again....


Southwest Airlines to buy 30 Boeing 737 MAXs from failed orders?

Southwest Airlines reportedly stepped into negotiations with Boeing and lessors to review the airline's order of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and purchase up to 30 jets which were refused by original buyers....


Boeing 737 MAX receives criticism by NATCA engineers

The National Air Traffic Controllers Association’s (NATCA) engineers criticized a redesign of the grounded Boeing 737 MAX, raising doubt that anticipated fixes to the aircraft do not go far enough....


NTSB endorses Boeing 737 MAX proposed safety upgrades

National Transport Safety Board (NTSB) said that the changes proposed by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in August 2020 were positive progress for the aircraft’s safety....


Ryanair sharpens knives against competitors: raises €400 million

Ryanair has placed new ordinary shares and raised approximately €400 million from shareholders to strengthen its balance sheet. The airline shows its determination to use current economic down for its own benefit and jump ahead of its competitors.  ...


Canadian regulator completes first Boeing 737 MAX test flight

Transport Canada has started test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX, completing the first in a series on August 27, 2020. The Canadian regulator is the first foreign authority to submit its independent review of the changes to the aircraft proposed by Boeing. ...


737 MAX production rate cut kills 1100 jobs at Spirit AeroSystems

Spirit AeroSystems, one of the main Boeing’s suppliers for the 737 MAX programs, announced another round of layoffs as a result of the drop in the production rate of the aircraft....


737 MAX: still wanted, but more troubles ahead

Contracts will need to be reset, timelines moved and significantly smaller deliveries acknowledged as Boeing 737 MAX prepares for reemergence after an almost two-year-long grounding, airlines say.  ...


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. ...