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FAA Recommends Airlines to Perform Door Plug Inspections on Boeing 737-900ER Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) advised airlines operating the Boeing 737-900ER late on Sunday to conduct visual inspections of the door plugs on the mid-exits of this variant. This recommendation follows the recent incident involving an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9, which resulted in the grounding of over 170 aircraft of this type earlier […]

Alaska Airlines 737-9 MAX Exit Door Separates During Flight And the Airline to Ground Entire Boeing 737 MAX 9 Fleet 

In a startling mid-flight incident, an Alaska Airlines 737-9 MAX lost its rear mid-cabin exit door shortly after takeoff from Portland, heading towards Ontario, California. The aircraft, registered as N704AL, was carrying 171 passengers and six crew members when the door assembly separated, leading to an immediate diversion back to Portland. This unusual event occurred […]

Lufthansa A220

Lufthansa Group Orders 200 Aircraft

Lufthansa Group has marked a significant expansion in its fleet with the order of 200 aircraft, valued at $9 billion at list prices. This order, encompassing 80 firm orders and 120 options, spans three distinct aircraft families: the Airbus A220, Airbus A320neo, and Boeing 737 MAX. The delivery of these aircraft is scheduled between 2026 […]

SCAT Airlines Orders Seven 737 MAX Jets at Dubai Airshow 2023

Boeing and SCAT Airlines, based in Şhymkent, Kazakhstan, announced a new order for seven 737-8 airplanes at the Dubai Airshow. This latest addition is set to nearly double SCAT’s 737 MAX fleet, reflecting the airline’s strategic focus on expansion and modernization. The decision to increase the 737 fleet underlines SCAT Airlines’ commitment to enhancing its […]

EgyptAir Expands Fleet with First Boeing 737 MAX Order At Dubai Airshow 2023

EgyptAir, Egypt’s flag carrier, has made a significant move in its fleet expansion by ordering its first Boeing 737 MAX aircraft at Dubai Airshow 2023. The airline has entered into a lease agreement with Air Lease Corporation (ALC) for a total of 18 Boeing 737 MAXs. These deliveries, scheduled between 2025 and 2026, mark a […]

Luxair Commits to 737-7s, Becomes European Launch Customer

Luxembourg’s leading airline, Luxair, unveiled its single-aisle growth strategy at the Paris Air Show 2023. Luxair announced a deal with Boeing, committing to the 737-7 aircraft, making it the European launch customer for the jet, with an agreement to purchase four planes. Growth and Sustainability Since March 2023, Luxair has steadily expanded its single-aisle fleet […]

Air India Embarks on Massive Fleet Expansion with 540 Aircraft Orders from Boeing and Airbus

In a bid to revamp and expand its fleet, Air India has sealed historic orders with aerospace giants, Boeing and Airbus, purchasing up to 290 and 250 aircraft respectively. The landmark agreements were celebrated at the 2023 Paris Air Show, marking a significant chapter in the evolution of the Indian aviation industry. These extensive aircraft […]

Qatar Airways Welcomes Its First Boeing 737 MAX

Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX, with the MAX 8 departing Everett Paine Field on April 13th for its ferry service to the airline’s Doha base. The incoming MAX 8s, some of which were initially ordered by Russia’s S7 Airlines, will replace the airline’s older Airbus A320-200s and operate shorter […]

Boeing 737 Max: Latest Safety Measures and Airline Responses

The Boeing 737 Max returned to service in the United States in November 2020 after being grounded for almost two years following two tragic crashes that claimed the lives of 346 people. The reintroduction of the aircraft has been met with mixed reactions, with some passengers expressing concerns about its safety, while others have expressed […]

The Boeing 737 MAX Vs. Airbus a320neo

The Boeing 737 MAX Vs. Airbus A320neo

The Boeing 737MAX and Airbus A320neo are two of the most popular single-aisle, narrow-body jets in the aviation industry. They are often used for short- to medium-haul flights and are widely used by commercial airlines worldwide. While these two aircraft have many similarities, there are also some key differences between them that may be of […]