The Boeing 737 MAX won’t come back in the air at least till June 2020, as per the latest statement from Boeing. This is not good news for the airlines, nor for the customers, who are suffering through high fares at the moment and reduced capacity.
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The Boeing 777X is going to take to the skies for the first time on January 23, 2020, establishing a series of test flights that will eventually help the plane get certification in the days ahead for a 2021 Entry into Service.
It seems like the four 787-9 aircraft which were rumoured to be taken up by Vistara would not be the case. Having failed to have struck a deal with Vistara, Boeing seems to have made an offer to Biman Bangladesh to sell these aircraft to them.
Boeing has let go CEO Dennis A. Muilenburg. Boeing announced today that its Board of Directors has named current Chairman, David L. Calhoun, as Chief Executive Officer effective January 13, 2020.
Boeing announced earlier today that they will halt the production of the 737 MAX aircraft in January 2020, as the aircraft’s return to service timeline slipped up again and the FAA said that they still had a lot of work to do before the aircraft could get back into the air.
At an employee event on Friday, Boeing has revealed the biggest variant of the 737 MAX family, which it intends to be the largest version of the 737 MAX family, competing with the A321neo
Emirates made an announcement of a truncated order with Boeing, replacing 30 777X aircraft with 30 787-9 aircraft.
Boeing has announced some major moves, which could have a hint about its current state of affairs. The aircraft maker has postponed the first delivery of the 777X, and will also cut down the production rates of the 787 aircraft.
Boeing CEO Kevin McCallister has been let go off immediately, being replaced by another Boeing executive as the CEO of the Boeing Commercial Airplanes division.
Some updates on the Vistara 787-9. Seems Vistara has moved to get their first 787 airframes within the year rather than wait till next year. Their first 787-9 arrived from the paint shop back to Everett just this morning.
Boeing and Airbus, both competing for the airframe for the world’s longest flight, have turned in their bids for the equipment that can fly between London and Sydney. But there are interesting developments at both airframe makers, which may determine the fate of who will fly the longest flight eventually.