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March 1, 2021, 12:52 PM

UAL Boosts Boeing with Follow-on 737 Max Order

With a new order for 25 airplanes, United Airlines now expects to receive 94 Boeing 737 Maxes in 2022 and 2023.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 8:32 AM
The interim order by U.S. authorities to inspect all Pratt & Whitney PW4000-112s applies to some 125 Boeing 777s.
Feb 23, 2021 - 4:29 PM
Embraer’s delivery of KLM Cityhopper’s first E195-E2 brings the Dutch airline’s fleet of E-Jets to 50 airplanes.
Feb 23, 2021 - 3:50 PM
The Wichita-based supplier to Airbus and Boeing saw 2020 revenue nearly halved by the 737 Max grounding and Covid-19's effect on commercial aviation.
Boeing 777
Feb 23, 2021 - 10:08 AM
NTSB chairman Robert Sumwalt said that a fan blade from the PW4000 that failed in-flight on February 20 showed so-called "beach" marks.
Cutter Aviation HondaJet
Feb 23, 2021 - 9:47 AM
The company now has seven of the very light twinjets available for charter.
Aciturri factory
Feb 23, 2021 - 7:28 AM
Hit hard by Covid's impact on the air transport sector, Spanish aerostructures specialist Aciturri has begun a risk-sharing partnership with Lilium.
Feb 22, 2021 - 12:53 PM
An inflight engine failure suffered by a cargo 747-400 involved a smaller version of the PW4000 that failed over Colorado on February 20.
Praetor 500 (Photo: Embraer)
Feb 22, 2021 - 12:04 PM
Embraer recently marked the first delivery of a Praetor 500 in Brazil.
Feb 22, 2021 - 7:35 AM
Following the grounding of all 32 of the suspect 777s in operation in Japan, the FAA ordered immediate or “stepped up” inspection of 24 airplanes at UAL.
Feb 19, 2021 - 12:31 PM
Albuquerque, New Mexico-based One Aviation will now be liquidated after several failed reorganization attempts.