IAG to Order 200 Boeing 737MAX aircraft

IAG to Order 200 Boeing 737MAX aircraft

International Airlines Group (“IAG”) has signed a letter of intent to purchase 200 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft for its airlines, which include British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, and Level.  The order is a boost to the 737 MAX program that is current grounded following two...
Fuel burn numbers – MAX vs NEO

Fuel burn numbers – MAX vs NEO

The US DoT data for 2018 has been published.  Analyzing the numbers we generated preliminary data comparing fuel cost numbers for the MAX and NEO.  (There may still be some gaps to fill) We stuck to fuel costs to minimize the chance of airline creative accounting.  ...

Is Boeing 737 MAX8 seating getting tighter?

There have been several stories about the tight bathrooms on the new MAX8.  This is not the only thing about the MAX8 that travelers might want to consider. Look at this seating table, which compares the active MAX8 fleet as of the 1Q18.  The green area is the seating...