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UTAIR B737 ENGINE CATCHES FIRE BEFORE TAKE OFF IN MOSCOW

Utair B737-800 (VQ-BQQ)

MOSCOW – Earlier this week the engine of a Boeing 737 – operated by Russia’s Utair airlines from Moscow to Makhachkala – has caught fire on the runway just before take off at Vnukovo airport. Passengers of the aircraft noticed a burst of flames outside the jet – coming from the right engine of the

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TRUMP’S CALL TO ‘REBRAND’ THE 737 MAX IS REJECTED BY BOEING

Boeing 737-8 MAX at BFI

Washington – President Donald Trump urged Boeing to “rebrand” its 737 MAX aircraft, after the fatal crashes of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft in Indonesia and Ethiopia. The aircraft manufacturer rejected Trump’s advice and said it was focused on fixing the problem and thinking over next steps to win back public trust. President Trump adviced

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NO NEW 737 ORDERS FOR BOEING FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 7 YEARS

B737 MAX 8

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

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GARUDA INDONESIA CANCELS 737 MAX ORDER

Garuda B737 MAX 8

JAKARTA – Indonesia’s national airline Garuda Indonesia cancelled its order for 49 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, a deal worth almost 5 billion dollar, the company announced on Friday. “We have sent a letter to Boeing requesting the order to be cancelled,” said a Garuda spokesperson. He also said that passengers in Indonesia have lost faith

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ROYAL AIR FORCE HAS PLACED ORDER FOR FIVE BOEING E-7s

Republic of Korea Armed Forces E-7

LONDON – The Royal Air Force has placed an order with Boeing for 5 E-7s, worth of 2 billion dollars. The military variant of the Boeing 737-700 will serve as an early warning and control aircraft and will replace the old E-3 Sentry (AWACS), which is based on the Boeing 707. The first E-7 Wedgetail

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