737 MAX
Vietnam re-approves MAX to transit through its airspace
Airlines

Vietnam’s civil aviation authority has officially lifted its ban on the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft passing through its airspace for the first time in two years. The Civil Aviation Authority of Vietnam (CAAV) first proposed last month that the MAX be permitted to transit through Vietnamese airspace one again, following the vigorous recertification efforts of […]

Belavia to take delivery of its first 737 MAX
Airlines

Belarusian flag carrier Belavia is gearing up to welcome its first 737 MAX 8 aircraft to its fleet in early April, nearly three years after the deal was made. The contract for the delivery of a Boeing 737 MAX jet was signed on 17 July 2018 between Belavia and the US leasing company Air Lease […]

MAX update: Boeing bolsters order sheet, new program head announced
Airlines

Boeing has now confirmed a previously touted new order for 24 737 MAX jets from private investment firm 777 Partners. The order includes an option to purchase an additional 60 MAX aircraft from the troubled US planemaker in the future. 777 Partners, which has a stake in Canadian ultra-low-cost carrier Flair Airlines, will lease 13 […]

Boeing to reveal exactly what execs knew of MAX failures ahead of second crash
Airlines

Boeing has officially been requested to hand over thousands of documents that will reveal exactly what the planemaker, and its prominent staff, knew about the nature of the first fatal 737 MAX crash prior to the second, five months later. A class action suit against Boeing taken out by the families of the victims of […]

Boeing eyes biggest MAX deal since global grounding
Airlines

Boeing is reportedly closing in on a multibillion-dollar deal to sell dozens of its embattled 737 MAX jets in what is rumoured to be the largest deal the planemaker has secured since the aircraft was grounded in 2019. According to a report from Reuters, the US planemaker is negotiating a deal with Texas-based Southwest Airlines, […]

American 737 MAX pilots declare emergency over engine troubles
Airlines

An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX declared an emergency before landing at its destination, after the pilots reported possible engine troubles. According to reports, the captain needed to shut down the right engine after the aircrew were made aware of possible mechanical issues related to the engine’s oil pressure or volume indicator. The plane was […]

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