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NEWS Jun 11, 2024 El Al To Purchase 30 Boeing 737 MAX Aircraft + Parts in $2-2.5 Billion Deal Israeli flag carrier El Al has announced that it will be entering discussions with Boeing to purchase around 30 737 MAX aircraft. The announcement comes after months of deliberation by El Al as to what aerospace company to purchase aircraft from (Boeing or Airbus). Read More →
NEWS Jun 10, 2024 How the Boeing 737 Max Saga Is Affecting the B777x Boeing has faced multiple challenges due to the B737 MAX crisis, which has also delayed the development of the B777X. Read More →
STORIES Mar 20, 2024 Boeing's Blame Game: A History of Shifting Responsibility After Crashes Boeing has been experiencing high pressure and complications due to accidents and a lack of safety culture. Boeing CEO David Calhoun appeared in an interview with the New York Times in 2020. When asked to accept the blame for the fatal 737 MAX crashes, he avoided answering the question by stating whether U.S. pilots could have avoided them. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Mar 10, 2024 Five Years Later: How Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 Highlighted the Boeing 737 MAX's Issues Five years have elapsed since the tragic accident of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 flying from Addis Ababa to Nairobi. This was the second fatal incident within five months involving a 737 MAX. Shortly after Flight 302's demise, a two-year-long worldwide 737 MAX grounding went into effect. Such an extensive grounding highlighted various issues about the MAX and was dedicated to improving the aircraft's control systems before it returned to service. Read More →
NEWS Mar 09, 2024 U.S. Department of Justice Opens Criminal Investigation into Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 Incident The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has opened a criminal investigation into the incident involving an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft. The DOJ announced this investigation on March 9, over two months after the incident occurred. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 NTSB Investigating Stuck Rudder From Boeing 737 MAX 8 Aircraft in Newark A United Airlines Boeing 737 MAX recently experienced "stuck" rudder pedals shortly after landing, prompting the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) to investigate the incident. Read More →
NEWS Mar 08, 2024 United Airlines Plane Veers Off Runway upon Landing in Houston United Airlines has suffered the fourth major technical incident in one week when on March 8, a United 737 MAX 8 has suffered a landing gear failure and runway excursion on landing in Houston (IAH). No passengers or crew were injured in the incident. Read More →
NEWS Mar 04, 2024 $1 Billion Lawsuit Filed: Passengers Claim Alaska Airlines and Boeing Put Lives at Risk Three passengers on Alaska Airlines Flight 1812, which had an incident involving a door plug blowing off mid-flight in January, are suing the airline and Boeing for $1 billion. The case includes negligence for allegedly ignoring the signs of an impending incident. Read More →
NEWS Feb 29, 2024 U.S. Justice Department Launches Investigation into Boeing's Door Plug Incident In January, just days before the expiration of a crucial deferred prosecution agreement (DPA) with the Department of Justice (DOJ), a mid-air incident involving an Alaska Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 9 reignited concerns about the company's safety practices and compliance with the agreement. Read More →
TRIP REPORTS Feb 24, 2024 Trip Report: Economy and Business Class on Korean Air's Boeing 737 MAX 8 Our writer, Sean Kim, had the chance to go on two flights in Korean Air's Boeing 737 MAX 8 fleet. One flight was in economy class from Seoul-Gimpo (GMP) to Jeju (CJU). The return flight from CJU to GMP was in business class. Read More →