737 MAX

Boeing Exceeds Expectations

Boeing booked 265 orders and delivered 83 aircraft in December.<p>Boeing saw order book growing in 2017.<p>Boeing reached delivery target for the year.<p>In …

Business

A new wifi play for Air Canada? - Wandering Aramean

Air Canada‘s 737 MAX 8 is sporting some new bling. The first of the company’s MAX deliveries, ship C-FTJV, spent a few weeks in the shop at Kelowna …

Air Canada

Southwest bulks up Boeing 737 Max 8 order, gives workers $1,000 tax cut bonus

Southwest was the North American launch customer for Boeing's fastest selling jet ever. On Twitter, Boeing Commercial Airplanes thanked Southwest for …

Aviation

Southwest Airlines plans a $1,000 employee bonus, new planes with tax reform savings

Southwest Airline is giving its more than 50,000 employees a one-time $1,000 cash bonus, the company said Tuesday, joining the likes of American …

Airlines

DLD 174: New year, new rules, new programs – Dots, Lines & Destinations

Awards are changing. Again. Some are going up and some are changing structure completely. Hooray!<p>Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS<p>Among the …

JetBlue

Boeing's 737 MAX 7 takes a hit from Southwest - Wandering Aramean

The 737 MAX 7 is not particularly popular and today’s announcement by Southwest likely won’t help. Just hours after the second 737 MAX 7 fuselage …

Aviation

American and Southwest are Bonusing All Employees $1000 Because of Tax Reform

Southwest is giving every employee $1000, giving an additional $5 million to charity and exercising options for 40 Boeing 737 MAX 8 (“15 firm orders …

Airlines

Southwest Airlines Just Ordered 40 More Boeing 737s

Southwest Airlines is taking advantage of its strong profitability and incentives included in the recent tax reform bill by increasing its planned …

Airlines

Southwest Airlines to Boeing: We'll take the large

Southwest Airlines is upsizing.<p>The airline has exercised options for 40 Boeing<p>(NYSE: BA)<p>737 Max 8 airplanes worth $4.5 billion at list prices, it …

Airlines

Could these three new airlines shake up U.S. travel?

There’s no shortage of new airlines servicing North America right now: Norwegian, WOW, Primera, XL Airways, Level, Flair and Joon have recently sprung up or expanded. But none of these new carriers is based in the U.S.<p>That may be about to change, however, with three recent new hopefuls on the …

Aviation

An Aviation Geek Dream! I Got To Spend An Hour In A Boeing Flight Simulator!

Other than actually flying a jet, I don’t think there’s anything higher on my aviation geek wish list than spending time in a flight simulator. Think …

Aviation

Watch Boeing Assemble a Brand-New 737 MAX 8 in Less Than 2 Minutes

Air Canada took delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 at the end of October, and since then, it’s received one more from Boeing. Now, with two of …

Air Canada

American’s Airbus A321 Retrofit Plan and Ultimate Gaming of Tripadvisor Reviews

A man turned his backyard shed into the #1 ranked restaurant on tripadvisor using fake reviews. Then he actually opened up, for one night only. (HT: …

Airlines

Czech Travel Service says signs deal for additional nine Boeing 737 MAX planes

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech airline Travel Service said on Thursday it had signed an order for nine additional Boeing (NYSE:BA) 737 MAX planes for its …

Stock Markets

Both first and economy-class passengers can expect to feel the squeeze on the carrier’s narrow-body craft. The furor over American Airline‘s plans to introduce seats with 29-inch pitches on-board their new Boeing 737 Max planes may have abated, but it seems that space is still a contentious issue in the cabin. After considerable criticism from […]

AA Shrinks Seat Size in First Class and Economy on the Boeing 737 Max<p><i>Both first and economy-class passengers can expect to feel the squeeze on the</i> …

Airlines

Baseball Star Chooses Teams Based on Airline Schedule and 787 Battery Problem

Via ridesharing: $10 ride credit for trying what’s apparently the least expensive ridesharing option in Manhattan and Brooklyn. They tell you where …

Steve Bannon

American Airlines Just Reduced the Amount of Legroom In First Class (Yes, First Class)

Is nothing sacred? Well, no.<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>You might suddenly be concerned (or excited) by a new tax bill that seems to create even more inequality.<p>Here. though, is a little counterbalance courtesy of American …

Airlines

The new Boeing 737 Max 8 is a bummer for tall people

When it comes to seat pitch—or the distance between seat back to seat back on an aircraft—30 inches is a set-point. Below that, customers freak out.<p>This lesson was learned by American Airlines recently, after it announced it was installing a 29-inch seat pitch on three rows of its new Boeing 737 …

Airlines

ANALYSIS: American launches next fleet renewal phase with Max

American Airlines launched the next phase of its fleet renewal programme with the introduction of the Boeing 737 Max today.<p>The Fort Worth-based …

Aviation

Boeing starts assembling first Max 7

Boeing has started final assembly of the third and smallest variant in the re-engined 737 Max family.<p>The first Max 7 flight-test aircraft is now …

Aerospace

Boeing receives order from Avolon for 75 jets, possibly 20 more

HONG KONG/PARIS — Chinese-owned aircraft leasing company Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 Boeing (BA.N) airplanes and may order 20 more, its …

Business (Canada)

Which Routes Have FlyDubai’s New Business Class?

A bit over a week ago I wrote about how FlyDubai introduced a new business class product, which caught many of us off guard. The airline took …

Airlines

Avolon agrees €4bn deal for 75 Boeing MAX 8 and 10 jets

Domhnal Slattery-led Avolon agreed to buy 55 Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and 20 of the higher-capacity Boeing 737 MAX 10, Chinese parent Bohai said in …

News (Ireland)

Air China first in China to operate both Neo and Max narrowbodies

Air China has taken delivery of China's first Airbus A320neo, becoming the first Chinese operator with both the Neo and the Boeing 737 Max in its …

Aviation

Boeing lands deal for 75 jets

Money

Vantage-Recaro-RAVE is new 'standard' for flydubai 737 MAX 8s - Runway Girl

Narrowbody operator flydubai is pushing the boundaries of Boeing 737 passenger experience with a new cabin for its Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft and a …

Aviation

Avolon firms up deal for 75 Boeing jets, may order 20 more

HONG KONG/PARIS, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Chinese-owned aircraft leasing company Avolon has firmed up an order for 75 Boeing airplanes and may order 20 more, its parent Bohai Capital said on Sunday.<p>The Dublin-based leasing group, founded by Chief Executive Domhnal Slattery, agreed to buy 55 Boeing 737 …

Business

Avolon firms order for 75 737 Max aircraft

INSIGHT FROM FLIGHTGLOBAL: Airline Capacity Breakdown – November 2017<p>15 Nov 2017<p>Get an overview of airline capacity across the different regions, …

Airbus

Air Canada to fly initial 737 Max on domestic and overseas routes

Air Canada will launch its first Boeing 737 Max 8 flights on domestic routes starting 11 December, and transition the type to transatlantic flying …

Air Canada

Is this the end of the A380?

Airbus has announced the biggest commercial-plane transaction in its history, securing an order for single-aisle aircraft valued at nearly $US50 …

Aviation