United has long been known for flying older planes but is taking a multi-billion-dollar step in a new direction with the ultra-modern jets.
American Airlines saw the impact of not having enough pilots when it canceled hundreds of flights in mid-June. More airlines might see the same fate.
Southwest has been in near-perpetual growth mode but its expansion plans may be hampered by a lack of airplanes.
Boeing on Thursday released new details about an electrical issue that it first identified earlier in April affecting planes at 16 airlines.
Southwest's order is part of a major fleet renewal that will see some of its oldest aircraft retired in favor of the ultra-modern Boeing 737 Max.
Sir Tim Clark frequently says that Boeing leadership needs to "get themselves sorted out" as its newest aircraft continue to be plagued by issues.
Southwest had the largest fleet of Boeing 737 Max aircraft before the pandemic but waited the longest out of any US airline to resume flights.
Alaska Airlines had planned to launch Boeing 737 Max flights in the summer of 2019 but the aircraft's notorious grounding delayed its debut.
United Airlines became the second US airline to resume Boeing 737 Max flights on Thursday. The first flight flew from Denver to Houston in the first step to rebuilds consumer confidence. United plans to fly the jet across the US initially from bases in Denver and Houston. Visit the Business […]
The Boeing 737 Max has flown over 2,700 passenger flights across 5,500 hours since November 2020. Five airlines currently fly passengers on the Max in the US, Canada, Brazil, Panama, and Mexico. The European Union Aviation Safety Agency approved the Max to fly passengers on Wednesday. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]
Alaska Airlines took delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max on Sunday, the last in the US to do so. Pilots and mechanics will undergo additional training while proving runs will be flown across the country. The first flight is scheduled for March 1 as AS482 from Seattle to San […]
United Airlines revealed the first 12 routes that its Boeing 737 Max aircraft will fly. The newly ungrounded jets will be based in Denver and Houston with routes from coast to coast. United operates the larger Boeing 737 Max 9 jet and is currently the only airline in the US […]
American Airlines grew its Boeing 737 Max route network on Tuesday to include Washington, DC and Orlando, Florida, as well as New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. The next few months will see the aircraft quickly expand across the US, Caribbean, and Latin America as American gets the newly-ungrounded […]
Amazon has become Washington state’s largest private employer, usurping aeroplane manufacturer Boeing, according to the Seattle Times. The ecommerce giant added a total of 400,000 new jobs in 2020, with 16,500 of them based in Washington. That brings Amazon’s total to 80,000 employees in Washington. By comparison, Boeing has 58,800 […]
On Tuesday, American Airlines became the first US airline to fly the Boeing 737 Max for a commercial trip since it was grounded in March 2019. The writer Chris Sloan was on board the three-hour flight from Miami to New York with 95 other people consisting of media members, bloggers, […]
An Air Canada Boeing 737 Max aircraft flying from Arizona to Montreal, Canada, was forced into an unscheduled landing because of an engine problem, the airline said Friday. The aircraft was diverted soon after take off on December 22 when the crew received an “engine indication” and “decided to shut […]
The Boeing 737 Max is set to return to service in the US next week with airlines rushing to get the plane back in the air, take deliveries of delayed orders, and place new orders, despite customer scepticism. Airlines want to operate the aircraft because it can help guard against […]