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Spirit's rather bright A321 at the gate (Photo: Jeff Hernandez)

Two Notable Things to Look for at the 2019 Paris Air Show

Starting this Monday, the aviation industry will meet for the largest aerospace industry exhibition trade fair in the world, the Paris Air Show. Held at Paris' Le Bourget Airport, the event spans seven days including four trading days for industry members and three days open to the public. The 52nd Paris Air Show in 2017 featured over two thousand exhibitors and 140 aircraft. It’s a time for just about everyone in the aviation industry to show everyone what they’ve got…

MAX Cancellations Continue to Drag On, but Boeing Sees End…

American Airlines announced it will cancel flights on its Boeing 737 MAX aircraft until after Labor Day in the U.S., which this year takes place Sept. 2. The setback comes during a week in which American continues to face rolling delays and cancellations resulting from massive storms that ravaged operations…

Icelandair Reportedly Considering All-Airbus Fleet

Icelandair has announced that it will be increasing its fleet size from 33 to 50 aircraft by 2025. The move will replace the carrier's aging Boeing 757 fleet with the newer Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9, of which Icelandair has 26 on order. However, in its first…

GOL Reassures Confidence in 737 MAX, Schedules New Flight With…

While some Boeing 737 MAX operators around the world are looking to seek compensation from Boeing for the costs associated with the global fleet’s groundings, Brazilian carrier GOL has scheduled a new flight with the Boeing 737 MAX, reassuring its confidence in the type. The Brazilian carrier expects to have…

First Look: United Updates Globe Livery

Despite the official reveal set for tomorrow April 24, a few pictures have been circulated around social media showcasing a Boeing 737 with United's new livery. AirlineGeeks confirmed with sources close to the airline that the leaked image represents the airline's new livery. The aircraft, a 17-year-old 737-800 with registration…

American Adds New South America Connection from New York

Fort Worth-based American Airlines announced a new connection to Georgetown, Guyana on Thursday from its hub at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The new flight will add to the carrier’s current flights to Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo, and seasonal service to Rio to be the fourth nonstop flight…

Boeing Announces MAX Production Cut, Creates Committee to Re-Evaluate Company…

Boeing has announced its plan to cut production of the 737 MAX by one-fifth starting in mid-April. The aircraft manufacturer will now produce 42 MAX aircraft a month opposed to the 52 they have been producing. In a statement released Friday, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg says the production cut will…

United Adds Boeing 737 MAX 9 Routes

United is planning additional operations for its 737 MAX 9, according to RoutesOnline. The routes will be for the upcoming summer season and will be operated from the airline's hubs in San Francisco and Houston. The new 737 MAX routes will be from San Francisco to New Orleans and Seattle,…

Southwest Takes Sizable Step Towards ETOPS Certification, Hawaii Service

Back in October of last year, Southwest announced its intent to offer flights from California to Hawaii, a route where the airline could be benefited by the capabilities and increased efficiency of their relatively new Boeing 737 MAX 8s. After the route certification process was slowed by the U.S. federal…

Norwegian 737 MAX Remains Stuck in Iran Three Weeks After…

Three weeks after diverting en route to Oslo, Norway from Dubai, U.A.E., a Norwegian Air Shuttle Boeing 737 MAX 8 is reportedly still unserviceable on the ground in Shiraz, Iran. The aircraft with 192 passengers and crew members undertook a ‘safety landing’ on December 14th due to engine problems. Those…