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Cayman’s 737 MAX 8 in Caribbean Debut

Cayman Airways has received the first of four Boeing 737 MAX 8s. The aircraft, VP-CIW (c/n 63809), is currently the only of the type in service with a Caribbean operator and marks the latest stage of the carrier’s route expansion

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Boeing Delivers 2000th Aircraft to China

Boeing is celebrating a major milestone as it hands over its 2000th commercial jet to a Chinese operator. Delivery of a 737 MAX 8, B-1136 (c/n 43831), for Xiamen Airlines marked the achievement, complementing the carrier’s seven existing examples. The

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Caribbean Airlines Go MAX

Caribbean Airlines has signed a deal with Boeing to replace its current 737-800 fleet with the 12 737 MAX 8 aircraft “over the coming years”. The flag carrier of Trinidad and Tobago has operated previous generation 737s since 2007 and currently

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Boeing Opens First European Manufacturing Site

US aerospace giant Boeing has unveiled its first European manufacturing site in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, making actuation system components for 737 and 767 aircraft. When at full capacity, the facility will produce thousands of components each month which will then

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Boeing 737 Production Bounces Back

Overcoming its supplier bottlenecks, Boeing delivered 48 narrowbody 737s in August, compared to just 29 deliveries in July – one of the lowest monthly production levels for years. The Chicago-based firm said it was continuing to make “good progress” in

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Engine Inspections Ordered After Fatality

An Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) has been issued to owners and operators of CFM56-7B engines after a passenger was killed following an engine failure during a flight over the USA.  Southwest Airlines flight 1380 from New York/LaGuardia to Dallas/Love Field,

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SAS Goes All-Airbus

SAS Scandinavian Airlines has placed an order for 50 Airbus A320neos, scheduled for delivery between spring 2019 and 2023.  The jets will be used to replace the carrier’s Boeing 737 and A320ceo aircraft as SAS transitions to a single-type short-

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Record Breaking Boeing

Boeing has been recognised by Guinness World Records following the roll-out of the 10,000th 737 at its Renton final assembly facility. The milestone aircraft, a 737 MAX 8, N8717M (c/n 42571), is destined to join Southwest Airlines. The 737 has

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MAX 9 Certified

Boeing has been awarded an amended type certificate (ATC) from the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for the 737 MAX 9, paving the way for the aircraft to enter commercial service. Certification comes at the end of a successful flight

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Third MAX Variant Revealed

Boeing marked another development milestone in its long history with the roll out of the first 737 MAX 7 at the company’s Renton, Washington facility on February 5. The aircraft, N7021S (c/n 42561), is the third, and smallest member of

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