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December 3, 2020, 12:01 PM

Boeing Lands Milestone Max Order from Ryanair

Ryanair placed a follow-on order for 75 Boeing 737-8-200s, giving a major boost to the Max program.

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Nov 25, 2020 - 10:07 AM
JetBlue Airways is the first carrier to purchase carbon offset credits through IATA's new trading platform.
Boeing 737 Max
Nov 24, 2020 - 5:54 PM
EASA expects the Boeing 737 Max to be able to return to flight in Europe in mid-January.
Nov 24, 2020 - 1:12 PM
Former IAG boss Willie Walsh will succeed IATA DG Alexandre de Juniac to steer the industry through the Covid crisis with renewed focus on the environment.
Nov 23, 2020 - 12:35 PM
IATA says governments must urgently lift quarantine restrictions based on a harmonized approach to Covid testing because airlines can't wait for vaccines.
Nov 19, 2020 - 3:57 PM
The Covid pandemic makes for a “pretty casual decision” on the timing of Southwest Airlines’ resumption of 737 Max 8 operations.
Nov 19, 2020 - 9:11 AM
The UK government is investing almost $28 million to encourage development of sustainable aviation fuel use.
Nov 19, 2020 - 9:03 AM
Etihad’s plan to start services to Tel Aviv on March 28 heralds a codeshare deal, MRO collaboration and cooperation on cargo services.
Nov 18, 2020 - 12:12 PM
Following the government of Norway’s decision to withhold further support from the airline, Norwegian Air Shuttle has turned to the courts in Ireland.
Nov 18, 2020 - 9:39 AM
Boeing has established a dedicated 24/7 operations center for rapid issue resolution and will install expanded onsite specialized teams in five regions.
Nov 18, 2020 - 9:09 AM
A new order signed by FAA Administrator Steve Dickson paves the way for the Max’s return to service by year-end.