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A Boeing 737 MAX in Renton, Wash. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Krautkremer)

Boeing Loses 462 MAX Orders Amid COVID-19 Fallout

Boeing’s commercial airline customers have canceled a total of 462 Boeing 737 MAX orders since January 2020, meaning a 153% increase as of July compared to last year. The 737 MAX order book fell by 182 aircraft in 2019, substantially due to bankruptcy of Indian low-cost carrier Jet Airways, which had ordered 125 MAX aircraft. [caption id="attachment_43371" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Boeing customers have canceled 153% more orders this year than during the same period last year. (Chart: AirlineGeeks; Data: Boeing)[/caption] Boeing…

Boeing 737 Program Manager Retires Amid Ongoing MAX Fixes

After a 34 year career at Boeing, the project manager for the Boeing 737 family of aircraft, Eric Lindblad, will retire from the company, according to a memo first reported by Reuters. The 56-year-old executive will be replaced by Mark Jens, currently in charge of Boeing’s New Midsize Aircraft (NMA)…