SEATTLE – Boeing has fired its chief executive Dennis Muilenburg on Monday. The CEO’s handling of the aircraft manufacturer’s 737 MAX crisis had angered airlines, lawmakers, regulators and victims’ families. Muilenburg is held responsible for the company’s worst crisis in its 103-year history, since two 737 MAX aircraft crashed in October 2018 in Indonesia and
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CHICAGO – For the first time in 7 years Boeing ended a month without new orders for the 737 series. Since March 13 of this year the entire fleet of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft has been grounded, due to 2 tragic accidents within 5 months. On March 10 – this year – a 737 MAX
MOSCOW – Aeroflot wants to cancel its order for 20 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, unless Boeing guarantees the safety of the aircraft, said Vitalij Saveljev from Aeroflot, the national Russian airline. The new planes would be delivered to Aeroflot in November 2019. Aeroflot ordered the B737 MAX for Pobeda, a subsidiary of the Russian airline.
The Boeing 737 MAX is the latest variant of the most successful passenger aircraft ever. Many airlines ordered the fuel-efficient jet. Nevertheless, some serious defects have come to light, since the Lion Air accident in Indonesia from October last year. Several aviation authorities in the world have ordered airlines to ground all Boeing 737 MAX
HANOI – The Vietnamese low-cost carrier VietJet has finally signed a huge order for Boeing last week on February 27, 2019. The airline is purchasing an extra 100 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. In 2016, the company ordered the same number of aircraft. The deal – signed in the presence of U.S. President Donald Trump and