Learning Flight Test with Daedalus Aerospace

Confidence is stepping onto an aircraft. Why else would anyone board one? Just knowing that it works, it's safe, and that the pilots up front can fly the thing - it's something an estimated 0.1% of humanity take for granted every day. But before that 737 even makes its way…

U.S. Senate Defense Bill Would Not Extend Boeing 737 MAX…

In late September Boeing disclosed that the company's intention was to get an extension to the December 31, 2022 deadline, when a new law would prevent it from certifying the -7 and -10 variants of the 737 MAX without the incorporation of an integrated warning system that would have enormous…

Flair Airlines Grows Presence in Mexico

On Wednesday, Canadian low-cost carrier, Flair Airlines announced a new non-stop service to Cancun from Toronto, further strengthening its presence in Mexico. Flair will initially operate the route twice-weekly, with service beginning November 3. Airfare for the particular route starts at $109 CAD. “We’re delighted to add an additional route…

Arajet Signs for 35 Boeing 737 MAX, Becomes First North…

Boeing and Dominican Republic-based Arajet announced that the Caribbean airline has ordered 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft and an option to purchase an additional 15 aircraft. The order is the largest deal ever placed by a Caribbean airline and will be the first customer for the Boeing 737-8-200 in the…

The Boeing 737 MAX Will Soon Fly Again in China

A week before Chinese New Year, Chinese carriers are still busy readying their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to get back to the sky. They are hoping to use those jets to add capacity to the travel rush around Chinese New Year. On Dec. 2, 2021, the Civil Aviation Administration of…

Boeing and Its Labyrinth: In 2021, Manufacturer the Lost $4.3…

It is no surprise that 2021 was a bad year for aviation globally, however, for many players, a timid recovery began to be seen. In the case of Boeing, such recovery became visible in the last quarter but did not prevent a loss of $4.3 billion, pushed mainly by the…

flydubai To Reintroduce Boeing 737 MAX Into Service

Dubai-based low-cost carrier flydubai has announced it is returning some of its 14 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to commercial service on April 8. The carrier will start operating four Boeing 737 MAX 8s and one 737 MAX 9 in early April after the aircraft have received regulatory approval to rejoin…

The Slow-But-Steady Recovery of Boeing 737 MAX Operations

Boeing's 737 MAX ungrounding was undoubtedly the best news the company received in 2020. Checkered by its safety issues, the 787 Dreamliner quality controls, the extended 777X delay and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic taking a historical toll on aircraft demand, 737 MAX's recertification allowed Boeing to resume deliveries…

COMAC C919 Secures its First Firm Orders

China Eastern Airlines, a launch customer of the COMAC C919 signed a firm order with the state-owned aircraft manufacturer on Monday to purchase five of the narrow-body aircraft, the China Commercial Aircraft Corporation (COMAC) said. The airline, which signed a letter of intent with COMAC in 2010, is expected to…