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The Boeing 737 MAX Makes First Flight

SEATTLE — Boeing has successfully conducted today the maiden flight of its 737 MAX in Seattle, taking the program a step closer to its Entry Into Service (EIS). The fourth generation of this family aircraft comes to compete directly against

Inside the World’s Largest Airline Owned Maintenance & Engineering Base: American Airlines Tulsa

MIAMI— It may not come as much of a surprise that the world’s largest airline operates the world’s largest commercial airplane maintenance facility – an enormous operation that encompasses 22 buildings on the main base, including 3.3 million square feet

Miami Is Boeing’s “Sim City”: Company Relocates Flight Training To Miami from Seattle

MIAMI — Miami is now Boeing’s “Sim City” but Airchive’s home base has always been an aviation hub dating back to the early days of the industry. Hallowed names like Pan Am, National, Eastern, Glenn Curtis, Rich International, and Air

Interjet Receives The First Sukhoi SuperJet 100

MIAMI — Mexican LCC Interjet has received the first Superjet 100, at its headquarters in Toluca, Mexico the airline announced. Interjet becomes the first airline in the Western Hemisphere to take delivery of the Russian-built aircraft. The aircraft routed via KEF-YYR-BGR-TLC. The

Inside Boeing’s 737 Renton Factory As They “Take It To The MAX”: Part Two

Success Breeds Competition: The Airbus A320 ups the ante and Boeing is forced to answer In 1988, the first serious competitor to the 737 monopoly, the Airbus A320 entered service. With even more advanced systems like fly-by-wire flight controls, new

Inside Boeing’s 737 Renton Factory As They Take It To “The MAX”: Part One

MIAMI — On the evening of March 18, 2013 Boeing’s Renton Plant rolled out its first Boeing 737, a 737-800 bound for Panamanian Airline COPA, at the astounding new production rate of 38 aircraft per month. Boeing had only reached

SpeciAAl Delivery Flight Event: American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER (Part One) – VIP Tour of 737 and 777 Factory

MIAMI — To say, the last few years have been “eventful” for American Airlines is an understatement. In many ways it has been a tail of two airlines. These litany of lows are well documented: Chapter 11 bankruptcy, record financial

The Eagle Rises Again: Onboard American Airlines Boeing 777-300ER Inaugural Flight

MIAMI —  On January 31, 2013 American Airlines launched their first Boeing 777-300ER into service with attention that rivaled any airline’s launch of a new type in recent memory. On the face of it, even though American became the first

Air Lease Corporation Announces Long-Term Lease with HiSky

Air Lease Corporation has announced a long-term lease placement agreement with HiSky for one Airbus A330-200 aircraft.

9/14/2017: TAP Portugal Rebrands with “Air”

TAP Portugal was rebranded as TAP Air Portugal in 2017, going back to the name used between 1979 and 2005.

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