Articles tagged “Boeing 737”

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Virgin Australia Readies for a Domestic Recovery by Adding 9 Boeing 737s to Its Fleet

Rebuilding its fleet will be a priority, because the carrier will have to act fast when state borders reopen.

Virgin Australia Readies for a Domestic Recovery by Adding 9 Boeing 737s to Its Fleet

Airlines

Boeing Confronts More Reputational Issues After Iran Crash

As this story states, it is much too early to know what happened Wednesday in Iran. Let's not rush to conclusions about what this may or may not mean for Boeing until we know more.

Boeing Confronts More Reputational Issues After Iran Crash

Airlines

Southwest Will Look at Buying Jets Other Than Boeing 737s After 48-Year Run

Southwest Airlines always is hesitant to mess with its secret sauce. But it's a gigantic airline, and it might benefit from operating more than one aircraft type.

Southwest Will Look at Buying Jets Other Than Boeing 737s After 48-Year Run

Airlines

FAA Says Mobile Phones Could Pose Safety Risk on Some Boeing Jets

Let's be honest. Many travelers leave their cell phones in transmit mode during flight, either because they want to use it at low altitudes or because they forgot. Most people don't think it's such a big deal. Is it possible they're wrong?

FAA Says Mobile Phones Could Pose Safety Risk on Some Boeing Jets

Airlines

Boeing Safety Certification Under Scrutiny by Congress

Since the Ethiopian crash, Boeing has come under increasing examination over the aircraft involved. U.S. lawmakers will want to get to the bottom of what happened during the certification process.

Boeing Safety Certification Under Scrutiny by Congress

Airlines

Airfares Surge in India Following Boeing 737 Max Ban

SpiceJet is hurting the most, after investing heavily in the aircraft. What will this mean for India's rapidly growing airline industry?

Airfares Surge in India Following Boeing 737 Max Ban

Airlines

Boeing Faces a Severe Slowdown in Jetliner Deliveries

Deliveries of Boeing's popular 737 narrowbody faltered in July as the airplane manufacturer had difficulty sourcing parts from its suppliers. The simmering trade war may make such delays worse, but for now, the problem is just surprisingly high demand.

Boeing Faces a Severe Slowdown in Jetliner Deliveries

Airlines

Boeing Will Deliver Some New Narrowbody Jets Late Because of Supplier Issues

Boeing and Airbus are producing more of their popular narrow-body jets than ever. Unfortunately, some suppliers can't keep up, and that's causing delays.

Boeing Will Deliver Some New Narrowbody Jets Late Because of Supplier Issues

Airlines

How Strong Are Airplane Windows?

Is Southwest having what might best be described as a United problem? The airline faced one major incident a couple of weeks ago, and now passengers are paying much more attention to what ordinarily would be minor events.

How Strong Are Airplane Windows?

Airlines

Designing an Airline Seat From Scratch Is Not as Easy as it Looks

Building a coach airline seat is not like creating home furniture. Building stuff for aircraft is remarkably complicated. We got an inside look recently at the production center for an aircraft seat maker. Here's some of what we learned.

Designing an Airline Seat From Scratch Is Not as Easy as it Looks