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The FAA has released its recommendations for 737 MAX updates after over 18 months of study and fixes by Boeing. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Boeing 737 MAX to Receive Final Flight Clearance from the EU Next Week

On Tuesday, Reuters reported that the Boeing 737 MAX will receive its final clearance to continue operation in Europe next week. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) is the last major safety regulator to approve the jet after two fatal crashes grounded it in March 2019. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States and the National Civil Aviation Agency (ANAC) in Brazil both re-certified the MAX in late 2020, and Transport Canada is expected to follow suit…

The Buenos Aires Aeroparque Slots Saga

Argentina's commercial aviation market is impacted by a myriad of factors that have little, if anything, to do with commercial aviation. One of the best examples of this is the story of two companies  – or three, or four – and the slots at the country's main domestic airport: Buenos…

Brazilian Government Suspends Avianca Brasil

The government of Brazil has suspended operations of the troubled Avianca Brasil. The decision came into effect on Friday, with the airline acknowledging the government's decision. The reason for the suspension was given as unspecified safety concerns. The airline has been in financial trouble for over a year. The Brazilian…