Boeing Take $4.9 Billion Hit in Q2 Due to 737 Max Grounding

Boeing Take $4.9 Billion Hit in Q2 Due to 737 Max Grounding

The financial costs related to the ongoing Boeing 737 max grounding are starting to be disclosed. Boeing has just declared that it’s recording an after-tax charge of USD$4.9 billion in the second quarter of 2019 to account for costs related to the grounding....
IATA Coordinated Effort to Safely Return 737 MAX to Service

IATA Coordinated Effort to Safely Return 737 MAX to Service

IATA urged state aviation safety regulators to continue to align on technical validation requirements and timelines for the safe re-entry into service of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Montreal – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged state...
Boeing vs Airbus: And The Winner Is?

Boeing vs Airbus: And The Winner Is?

The Rivalry between Boeing and Airbus The competition between Boeing and Airbus has been characterised as a duopoly in the large jet airliner market since the 1990’s. This resulted from a series of mergers within the global aerospace industry, with Airbus beginning as...
Boeing Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Boeing Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Friday marks the 100th anniversary of the date when one of the most influential aircraft manufacturers in the history of the world — The Boeing Company — was born. Since July 15, 1916, the Seattle-based aircraft giant has had its ups and downs. But managed to weather...
HOW WOULD YOU COMPARE THE AIRBUS A320 AGAINST THE BOEING 737?

HOW WOULD YOU COMPARE THE AIRBUS A320 AGAINST THE BOEING 737?

Many of my readers ask, why am I now flying a smaller Airbus A320 instead of the bigger Boeing 737? (Perhaps, I ought to have made myself clearer earlier) Well, it was basically due to the ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) regulations. Which state that...
EMERGENCY A man opened a Boeing 737 security door just for air!

EMERGENCY A man opened a Boeing 737 security door just for air!

The cabin crew and passengers on China Southern Airlines flight CZ3693 got a rude shock Wednesday morning. When a passenger onboard the flight opened the emergency exit door before takeoff from Chengdu Airport. According to the passenger, he was just trying to “get...
The Boeing 737 MAX Makes First Flight

The Boeing 737 MAX Makes First Flight

Boeing has successfully conducted the maiden flight of its 737 MAX in Seattle, taking the program a step closer to its Entry Into Service (EIS). The fourth generation of this family aircraft comes to compete directly against the Airbus A320neo family aircraft. In an...