Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program Update

Boeing ecoDemonstrator Program Update

Boeing provided an update on their ecoDemonstrator program.  The program started in 2012 using an American Airline 737-800.  Since then they have utilized several other models: 2014 was the 787, 2015 was the 757; 2016 an Embraer E-170; 2018 used a FedEx 777F, 2019...

Retiring 737s

A review of the retirement ages for 737s over the generations shows something really interesting. Looking at the 2019 fleet data and the 737s that have been retired – not written off or parked – shows that each generation has been retiring earlier.  The...

The global 737 fleet at year end 2017

The recent news about the 737 has drawn attention to aging aircraft concerns. We decided to get a perspective of the active 737 fleet.  We were surprised to just how big a role this aircraft plays. Over one-third of active single-aisle aircraft (at year end 2017) were...