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EASA has been approved the B737 MAX to resume flights in Europe, following nearly two years of reviews.

https://www.aviation24.be/organisations ... in-europe/

The European Cockpit Association endorses EASA’s Airworthiness Directive on Boeing 737 MAX

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UK Civil Aviation Authority clears Boeing 737 MAX for return to service

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Flair Airlines of Canada to lease 13 new B737 MAX 8s from 777 Partners, who recently entered into an agreement with Boeing for 24 new MAX 8s along with options to purchase another 60 more. Deliveries begin in early 2021.
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Cayman Airways has been granted the approval from its CAA to return its B737 MAX 8 planes to the skies, subject to close oversight.
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Cayman Airways says their B737 MAX 8 planes have undergone the necessary safety modifications and will be ready to return to service in the second half of February 2021.
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S7 Airlines is negotiating the restructuring of its B737 MAX contracts, and will consider resuming the operation of the aircraft when Russia grants approval.
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Boeing has delayed first delivery of its B737 MAX 10 by two years, to 2023, while the first B737 MAX 7 delivery will be in 2021.

Smartwings will deploy the first B737 MAX 8 during February 2021, with all seven flying by the summer.
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Belavia is preparing to purchase the updated B737 MAX 8, and by the end of 2021, the carrier plans to terminate the operation of B737 Classics.

Boeing Indian subsidiary announced a new production line at its joint venture, Tata Boeing Aerospace in Telangana. The line will “manufacture complex vertical fin structures for the B737 family of aeroplanes.

Southwest Airlines does not have an updated order book to provide beyond 2021 as they are still in discussions with Boeing to restructure the longer-term order book. During 2020, the carrier returned 12 leased B737-700s and retired 24 owned -700s including the accelerated retirement of 20 owned -700s.
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Kazakhstan CAA is proceeding with its re-clearance process for B737 MAX and will complete the airworthiness evaluation of the type before the end of February to allow for MAX operations to resume.
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Boeing failed to challenge then-chief executive Dennis Muilenburg on the safety of the B737 MAX or his campaign to counter negative news reports, says portions of a shareholders’ lawsuit that cites internal company documents.

Icelandair plans for the reintroduction of the B737 MAX into its network in spring 2021 following extensive updates and pilot training.
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Ethiopian Airlines Group plans to resume flights on B737 MAX jets in July 2021 after analyzing changes to the model. The airline will retain orders for new MAX planes and expects to reach an “amicable settlement” with Boeing this month.
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Copa Airlines of Panama has reached an agreement with Boeing regarding compensation related to the B737 MAX grounding. Terms remain confidential.
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ASL Aviation Holdings is taking up 10 options for the B737-800 BCF from a June 2019 agreement with Boeing. The first B737-800BCF is already operating with ASL Airlines France and the second will be placed with K-Mile Asia (Thailand) later in February 2021.
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Tomorow the first pax flight will take place from Brussels to Malaga. After almost 2 years,two flights are scheduled with this 737 MAX !
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Interesting that a couple of crashes, killing hundreds of people, can be described by some corporate tool as a "stellar safety record." I think stellar is a word you need to drop, once hundreds have died.

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UAE’s GCAA lifts the ban on the B737 MAX, thus allowing the aircraft to operate again.

Flydubai will start the process of preparing the B737 MAX for passenger service, follow GCAA approval.
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FAA is using satellite technology to monitor every Boeing 737 MAX in flight in the world.

The federal agency is partnering with Aireon, whose satellite tracking system promises to revolutionize the existing radar-based management of air traffic.

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sn26567 wrote: 19 Feb 2021, 11:38 FAA is using satellite technology to monitor every Boeing 737 MAX in flight in the world.
If the FAA now considers the 737 MAX as the safest aeroplane on earth, why the need to track them worldwide?
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Kenya CAA has allowed the B737 MAX to once again operate in its airspace after a nearly two-year ban.

Nigeria CAA has announced the lifting of the ban on the B737 MAX in its airspace.
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Smartwings becomes the second airline in Europe (after TUIfly Belgium) to return a 737MAX (OK-SWE) to commercial service.

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SCAT of Kazakhstan may resume B737 MAX soon following a certification survey to assess the airworthiness of the aircraft.

Australia to lift a nearly two-year ban on flights involving B737 MAX planes, becoming among the first in the Asia-Pacific region to do so.
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China still has major safety concerns about the B737 MAX, the deputy head of the country’s aviation regulator when asked if it was considering following others in allowing the plane to fly again. China will conduct a final review of the aircraft.
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