TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
Air Safety

Boeing 737 Max cleared to fly in Europe

The Boeing 737 Max has had its mandatory grounding in Europe ended as the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) clears the type to return to service. The beleaguered 737 Max family was grounded following two fatal crashes linked to its MCAS system which was designed to counteract the affects of [read more]

TUI 737 Max 8 G-TUMA at Manchester Airport
Air Safety

EASA sets out requirements as it clears 737 Max

The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has clarified its requirements in clearing the Boeing 737 Max to return to European skies. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cleared the type weeks ago but EASA carried out its own independent review of the aircraft type which was grounded in 2019 following two [read more]

LEAP engines on a Boeing 737 Max (Image: Nick Harding/TransportMedia UK)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to return to service

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max family to fly once again following its grounding in March 2019. The type was grounded last year following two fatal crashes attributed to the systems designed to compensate for aerodynamic changes and the types larger engines. The so-called ‘Maneuvering Characteristics [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
News

Top EASA regulator says Boeing 737 Max is safe

One of the European Aviation Safety Agencies top regulators has said that he is satisfied that the changes made to the aircraft by Boeing have solved the problem that caused two fatal accidents. According to Bloomberg, Patrick Ky, executive director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said the aircraft [read more]

Boeing 737 Max (Image: The Aviation Media Agency)
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

EASA to begin Boeing 737 Max Tests

The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has said it will begin testing the Boeing 737 Max from the 7th September 2020 in a bid to get the aircraft cleared to fly again. The latest variant of the best selling Boeing 737 family has been grounded since March 2019 following [read more]