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

British Airways owner confirms 50 aircraft 737 Max order

British Airways parent International Airlines Group (IAG) has finally confirmed an order for 50 Boeing 737 Max aircraft, 3 years after showing interest in the airliner. The order consists of 25 Max 200s (currently used only by Ryanair) and 25 Max 10s (after certification). Industry sources have suggested that Boeing [read more]

Ryanair Boeing 737 8-200
News

Ryanair gets 1st Boeing 737 Max

Irish budget airline Ryanair (FR/RYR) has taken delivery of its first Boeing 737 Max aircraft, known as the Boeing 737-8200. Ryanair describes the aircraft as a gamechanger and the aircraft is a Boeing 737-Max8 but with a cabin configured to seat 200. The aircraft arrived in Dublin today from Seattle, [read more]

Boeing 737 Max 8
Engineering, Leasing & Finance

777 Partners place Boeing Max order

Private investment company 777 Partners have placed an order for 24 Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft to add to its growing portfolio. The Miami Florida based company leases aircraft and also invests in aviation related business across the world. One of their investments is Edmonton based Flair airlines which it [read more]

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]