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After 18-month investigation, US House Committee on Transportation releases final report on 737 MAX, slamming Boeing and FAA

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From the Report: “The MAX crashes were… a horrific culmination of a series of faulty technical assumptions by Boeing’s engineers, a lack of transparency...

EASA completes its Boeing 737 MAX test flights and starts analysing the data

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has now completed its test flights of the Boeing 737 MAX. These took place in Vancouver, Canada...

European Aviation Safety Agency performs Boeing 737 MAX test flights

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has been working steadily, in close cooperation with the FAA and Boeing, to return the Boeing 737...

EASA schedules flight tests for the Boeing 737 MAX in Vancouver from 7 September

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The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has been working steadily, in close cooperation with the FAA and Boeing, to return the Boeing 737...

Boeing finally gets a new order for the 737 MAX: Polish charter airline Enter Air orders two MAX 8s with an option for two more

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New order expands Polish carrier’s commitment to the 737 family Enter Air: “Convinced 737 MAX will be the best aircraft…for many years to...

FAA imposes four changes to return Boeing 737 MAX to service

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More than one year after the two fatal Boeing 737 MAX crashes, the US Federal Aviation Administration is still not satisfied with the adjustments...

[Analysis] Boeing 737 MAX’s troubles could extend far beyond current COVID-19 crisis, says GlobalData

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Following the recent news that Avolon has cancelled an additional order of 27 Boeing 737 MAX, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defence Analyst at GlobalData, a...

Norwegian cancels order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX and five Boeing 787-9 aircraft

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On the day the Boeing 737 MAX starts re-certification flights in the U.S., low-cost airline Norwegian cancels an order for 92 Boeing 737 MAX...

Boeing 737 MAX re-certification flight tests to begin on Monday 29 June

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Pilots and test crew members from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Boeing should begin a three-day certification test campaign for the 737...

[Analysis] New deferrals show that Airbus is as exposed as Boeing to air travel crisis, says GlobalData

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Following news that Iberia has rescheduled orders of A320neo and A350, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defense Analyst at GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company,...

[Analysis] Another deferral of the delivery of 68 aircraft threatens chances of come back for the Boeing 737 MAX, says GlobalData

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Following today’s (Wednesday 3 June) news that SMBC Aviation Capital is deferring 68 Boeing 737 MAX deliveries, Nicolas Jouan, Aerospace and Defense Analyst at...

Boeing resumes still grounded 737 MAX production

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Boeing has resumed production of the 737 MAX - still grounded since 441 days - at the company’s Renton, Washington factory. The 737 programme...

Belgian chemical manufacturer Solvay closes two plants making composite materials for Boeing

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Due to lower customer demand from COVID-19, Solvay's Composite Materials business will restructure its manufacturing footprint with the intent to close two sites and...

BOC Aviation signs sale-and-leaseback agreement with Southwest Airlines for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

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BOC Aviation Limited has signed a purchase-and-leaseback agreement with Southwest Airlines for 10 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. All 10 aircraft are powered by...

Lessor Avolon cancels order for 75 Boeing 737 MAX 8s and 4 A330neos

Lessor Avolon announced the cancellation of an order for 75 Boeing 737 MAX planes that were due to be delivered by 2023. Avolon, the world’s...

Exactly one year ago, Air Canada was the last carrier to operate a commercial flight with a Boeing 737 MAX 8

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On this day one year ago, Air Canada was the very last carrier to operate a commercial flight with a Boeing 737 MAX 8...

Ethiopia’s interim report blames Boeing for the crash of the Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX

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The Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau of the Ethiopian Ministry of Transport released its Interim Investigation Report today, just one day before the anniversary of...

“Multiple factors that allowed an unairworthy airplane to be put into service,” U.S. House reports on Boeing 737 MAX

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Today, nearly one year after launching its investigation into the design, development, and certification of the Boeing 737 MAX, the House Committee on Transportation...

Boeing expects the 737 MAX to return to service in mid-2020

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Boeing Statement on 737 MAX Return to Service As we have emphasized, the FAA and other global regulators will determine when the 737 MAX returns...

Boeing discovers new software problem on the 737 MAX

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Boeing said on Friday it had discovered a new software error on its 737 MAX aircraft and that it had notified the US Federal...