First B737 MAX reaches its hometown – Kuala Lumpur

Malindo Air, the launch operator of B737MAX family took delivery of its first aircraft on 16thMay 2017. The 737MAX program was launched by Boeing in August 2011 to counter the A320neo (New Engine Option) family of rival Airbus in December 2010. The aircraft, a B737 MAX 8, operating as OD1 reached Kuala Lumpur via Anchorage … Continue reading First B737 MAX reaches its hometown – Kuala Lumpur

Boeing & Embraer roll out the stretched version of their bestselling planes

Boeing rolled out the first 737 MAX 9 aircraft at the Renton, Washington plant on 7thMarch 2017. Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer rolled out the E195-E2, the largest jet in its Regional Jet family, at São José dos Campos on the same day. Both aircraft will undergo extensive tests in the coming year. The 737 MAX … Continue reading Boeing & Embraer roll out the stretched version of their bestselling planes

Air India takes delivery of first A320neo

National Carrier Air India will take delivery of first of the fourteen A320neo aircraft in its fleet with a delivery flight from Toulouse, France today. The airline had signed a deal with Kuwait based lessor ALAFCO to lease 14 Airbus A320neo aircraft. Air India has floated another tender for lease of additional A320neo aircraft and intends … Continue reading Air India takes delivery of first A320neo