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U.S. DOT asks Inspector General to audit on Boeing 737 MAX certification

The U.S. Department of Transportion (DOT) has asked the Office of Inspector General to proceed with an audit to "compile an objective and detailed...

Air Canada updates schedule following the grounding of their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

Air Canada said today that it has adjusted its schedule through to April 30 to cover 98 per cent of its planned flying following Transport Canada's...

Air Canada and WestJet suspend 2019 financial guidance in light of Boeing 737 MAX grounding

Both Air Canada and WestJet announced that, following Transport Canada's safety notice closing Canadian airspace to Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until further notice, the...

FAA: “Boeing 737 MAX grounded at least until May”

Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 aircraft will remain grounded until at least May 2019, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has said. US Representative...

Three NTSB investigators to France to assist with the analysis of flight recorders of crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is dispatching three investigators to France Thursday to assist with the downloading and analysis of flight recorders from...

FAA orders temporary grounding of Boeing 737 MAX operated by U.S. airlines or on U.S. territory

U.S. aviation regulators have just grounded all Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes, in a reversal from what they had said recently. pic.twitter.com/2qWkPuFDL6 — Donald J. Trump...

Air Canada and Westjet suspend flights with the Boeing 737 MAX, following restrictions by Canadian authorities

Canadian Minister of Transport Marc Garneau has issued a safety notice restricting commercial passenger flights from any air operator, both domestic and foreign, of...

[Editorial] Should the Boeing 737 MAX be grounded?

The recent crashes of two Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft (Lion Air in Indonesia in October 2018 and Ethiopian Airlines in March 2019) have...

President Trump says airplanes are “far too complex to fly”

A few days after the fatal crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX, U.S. President Trump gave his opinion via Twitter, without mentioning...

Four TUI fly Belgium/Netherlands Boeing 737 MAX’s have diverted minutes before the EASA deadline

The decision of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to suspend all flight operations of all Boeing Model 737-8 MAX and 737-9 MAX...

Now, what is the Boeing 737 MAX Automatic Stall-Prevention System (MCAS) about?

The Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) is a feature on Boeing 737 MAX aircraft intended to prevent stalls in flaps-retracted, low-speed, nose-up flight. The MCAS uses...

TUI Aviation Group grounds its Boeing 737 MAX fleet across its European operations: UK, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Scandinavia

The international tourism group has decided to ground its 15 Boeing 737 MAX 8s after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines aircraft of the...

Norwegian temporarily suspends flights with the Boeing 737 MAX, following recommendations by European aviation authorities

Following the decision by the relevant aviation regulatory bodies to temporarily suspend operations of Boeing 737 MAX, Norwegian will not operate any flights with...

[Update] More airlines and countries are grounding the Boeing 737 MAX

More and more countries and airlines have decided to ground the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft type after the recent fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash, where...

Boeing to issue a software update for its 737 MAX type

"Ever since the Lion Air crash, Boeing has been developing a flight control software enhancement for its Boeing 737 MAX type, designed to make...

Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashes between Ethiopia and Kenya

On 10 March, an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (reg. ET-AVJ, MSN 62450) flying from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to Nairobi, Kenya, on flight...

Vietjet announces order for 100 Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes (80 MAX 10 and 20 MAX 8)

Signing ceremony witnessed by U.S. President Trump, Vietnamese President Trong Boeing and Vietjet confirmed that the innovative and growing Vietnamese carrier has purchased 100 additional...

Lessor BOC Aviation delivers first Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft to Icelandair

BOC Aviation has delivered its first Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft to its newest customer, Icelandair, based in Reykjavik. The aircraft will be powered...

Exactly 10 years ago, Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

On 25 February 2009 – exactly 10 years ago –, Turkish Airlines flight TK1951 crashed during landing at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport, Netherlands, resulting in...

airBaltic to phase out its Boeing 737 fleet in 2019

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that it will end its Boeing 737 fleet operations in autumn 2019, one year ahead of the original plan. The...