Boeing 737 Max boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets

Business Jun 19, 2019

Boeing 737 Max boosted by IAG plan to order 200 jets

Boeing's grounded 737 Max jet received a boost on Tuesday after British Airways-owner IAG signed a letter of intent to order 200 of the planes and said it was confident that it would return to service in the coming months. Boeing said the deal had ...

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Business Jun 18, 2019

Boeing dealt new blow as Airbus launches long-range A321

Boeing suffered a fresh setback on the opening of the Paris Airshow on Monday as its engine supplier announced a delay for the U.S. planemaker's all-new 777X jet while Airbus launched a rival plane aimed at the middle of the market. GE Aviation said it ...

JAL marks delivery of first new A350 passenger jet

Business / Corporate Jun 14, 2019

JAL marks delivery of first new A350 passenger jet

Japan Airlines received Friday its first delivery of a new Airbus A350 passenger jet at Tokyo International Airport, also known as Haneda airport. The delivery marks the first introduction in Japan of the cutting-edge jet manufactured by Airbus. The aircraft will be used for services connecting ...

Business Jun 14, 2019

Southwest joins American in extending Boeing 737 Max cancellations

Southwest Airlines Co. pulled the Boeing Co. 737 Max from its schedule for an additional month, citing uncertainty over when regulators will allow the jet to resume service. Southwest, the narrow-body aircraft's largest operator, will cancel about 100 daily flights as the Max is removed ...

American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Sept. 3

Business Jun 10, 2019

American Airlines cancels 737 Max flights through Sept. 3

American Airlines has canceled all scheduled flights with Boeing 737 Max jets through Sept. 3, extending the grounding of its fleet after two crashes involving the same aircraft model killed 346 people. The airline had previously canceled all 737 Max flights through August 19 as ...

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats and fuel hike

Business Jun 3, 2019

Airlines downgrade 2019 forecast amid trade spats and fuel hike

The International Air Transport Association is lowering its 2019 profit forecast for the airline industry amid rising fuel prices and weakening world trade. The Montreal-based IATA said airlines are expected to earn $28 billion this year, down from the $35.5 billion it had predicted in ...

Some Boeing 737 Max planes may have faulty parts, says FAA

Business Jun 3, 2019

Some Boeing 737 Max planes may have faulty parts, says FAA

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Sunday some Boeing Co 737 Max and NG planes may have parts that were improperly manufactured and that it will require their replacement, the latest issue to hit the plane manufacturer. The FAA said up to 148 leading ...