Posts Tagged “737 MAX”

The next Battle of The Atlantic

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There was a previous battle in world war two.  The next one will not be violent but looks to be as belligerent.  The next battle will be in the skies over the Atlantic as the newcomer LCCs pour capacity into the market and upset what has become a comfortable club for network airlines. The belligerents…

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MAX traction

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MAX traction






It has been a very good week for Boeing.  MIAT Mongolian and Iran Aseman both ordered the 737 MAX.   Yesterday MIAT Mongolian Airlines announced it’s decision to lease two 737 MAXs from Avolon, the leasing firm. Today Iran Aseman Airlines signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the purchase of 30 737 MAXs plus 30 options….

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MAX vs NG – the upsizing trend continues

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MAX vs NG – the upsizing trend continues






Boeing’s MAX family is likely to get a new member soon, the MAX10x.  The picture below was shown at ISTAT Americas.  This model will slot above the current MAX9, with 12 more seats. The 737 is a remarkable aircraft.  It has seen an amazing number of variants over the past 50 years.  A half century…

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Randy Tinseth – a quick take at ISTAT

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Related posts: Aircraft noise The 180-200 Seat Segment Premium #203 – The Impact of Fuel Price and the Benefits of Re-Engined Aircraft American Airlines ditches seat back IFE on MAX

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Norwegian’s massively disruptive business model

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Norwegian’s massively disruptive business model






The airline business is competitive – more so than most other types of business.  It is also a complex business because its reach is global.  The airlines that have dominated the industry so far tended to be network, or legacy, carriers.  In some markets, where traffic volumes allowed it, low cost carriers (LCCs) managed to…

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American Airlines ditches seat back IFE on MAX

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[Update: Each MAX seat will have both AC power (with an international outlet) as well as USB. No news on neo fleet yet] American Airlines will not install seat-back IFE screens on its 737 MAX fleet. The first four MAXs are due later in 2017.  The airline plans to offer free entertainment via Wi-Fi (powered…

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