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A Enter Air 737 MAX 8 (Photo: Boeing)

Boeing Closes First 737 MAX Deal in 2020, Cements New Aircraft Branding

Today, a press release by Boeing set off some alarms in the aviation industry: for the first time, an official statement from the company referred to the troubled 737 MAX as the Boeing 737-8 instead of the well known MAX 8 moniker the variant had carried since its inception. The 737-8 identification is far from new, however. Brazil's GOL Airlines, China's Xiamen Airlines and Canada's WestJet have already branded their aircraft that way. Ryanair also has branded its MAX as…