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Boeing CEO says 737 MAX software fix and training revision in ‘finalisation’

The new 737 MAX 8 rolls out of the paint hangar in Renton.

Boeing Chairman, President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg, on Sunday, confirmed that the company was finalising its “development of a previously-announced software update and pilot training revision that will address the MCAS flight control law’s behavior in response to erroneous sensor inputs”. MCAS The Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) was developed by Boeing to make the newest version of its best …

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Lion air charters a ship to search for #JT610 black box

Indonesian carrier Lion Air has chartered a ship from a Dutch company to search for the cockpit voice recorder (CVR) of JT610. JT610 crashed on 29 October, when the brand new Boeing 737 MAX crashed into the ocean minutes after its takeoff from Jakarta. The carrier has said that the ship MPV Everest, will arrive in the Indonesian town of …

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Lion Air #JT610 Boeing 737 MAX crashes into the sea

Lion Air Boeing 737-800 PK-LFU

A Boeing 737 MAX 8 of Indonesian carrier Lion Air has reportedly crashed into the waters of the Java Sea after the airline confirmed that it has lost contact with the aircraft. The flight JT-610 was operating from Jakarta to Pangkal Pinang. The aircraft was PK-LQP a two month old Boeing 737 MAX 8 having been delivered to the airline …

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Boeing delivers it’s first 737 MAX 9

American airframer Boeing delivered the it’s first 737 MAX 9 to Lion Air Group. The airplane will go into service with Thai Lion Air. Lion air group was also the first operator to put the MAX 8. The group also has another 200 737 MAXs on order and is one of the largest operators of the 737 family. Capt. Darsito …

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IndiGo is the largest LCC in Asia, India largest country

IndiGo Airbus A320-232(SL) VT-IFK with Sharklets.

A report in the Aviation Network News and Analysis site (ANNA), shows India’s IndiGo as the largest single low cost carrier in Asia. Using data sourced from the Official Airline Guide, ANNA reports, IndiGo grew 14.4% compared to last year, to 35.11 million departing seats in the Summer 2017 schedule. It jumped ahead of Indonesia’s Lion Air which grew 8.8% …

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Airbus delivers first A320’s to Lion Group’s Batik Air

Batik Air Airbus A320.

European airframer Airbus has delivered the first three Airbus aircraft to long time Boeing customer Indonesia’s Lion Group. The aircraft were delivered at a special ceremony in Toulouse. The aircraft are the first from an order placed by Lion Group in March 2013 for 234 A320 Family aircraft, comprising 109 A320neo, 65 A321neo and 60 A320ceo. The initial batch of A320s …

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Lion Air group receives its 100th Boeing 737 Next-Gen aircraft

by Devesh Agarwal Traditional Indonesian dance graces the ceremony US airframer Boeing has delivered to Lion Air a new Boeing 737-900ER, marking the delivery of the 100th Boeing 737NG to the Lion Group, Indonesia’s largest airline group. It is not surprising that the delivered aircraft was the largest in the Boeing 737 Next-Generation family. Lion Air, which was established in …

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Video: Boeing delivers its 7,500th 737 to Malaysian start-up Malindo Air

Boeing has delivered a 737-900ER, the 7,500th 737 to come off the production line to Malaysia-based Malindo Air. The aircraft in a two class configuration, 18 business class and 164 economy class seats, features the Boeing Sky Interior featuring sculpted side-walls, improved window reveals, LED lighting and larger pivoting overhead baggage storage. The Boeing 737 is the best-selling commercial jetliner …

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Jumbo orders from Turkish Airlines and Lion Air further consolidate A320neo lead

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of its first delivery, the European Airbus A320 narrow body, is ratcheting up the pressure on competitor the American Boeing 737 booking two high profile orders during this month. The first order cames from national Turkish Airlines (THY), which signed a contract, the biggest ever by a Turkish carrier, for up to 117 …

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“How can you save money, except by getting the 787?” Interview with Dr. Dinesh Keskar, President, Boeing India

On the sidelines of the India Aviation 2012 show at Hyderabad, Devesh Agarwal had an exclusive one-on-meeting interview with Dr. Dinesh Keskar, President, Boeing International Corporation India Pvt. Ltd., and Senior Vice President of Sales, Asia-Pacific and India, Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Dr. Keskar also chairs the Committee on Aviation at the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) which …

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Lion Air launch customer of Boeing 737 MAX 9; confirms largest ever commercial plane order for Boeing

Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest private airline, has placed on US airframer Boeing, the largest commercial airplane order ever in Boeing’s history by both dollar value and total number of airplanes. The carrier finalised a firm order for 201 737 MAXs and 29 Next-Generation 737-900ERs (extended range), worth $22.4 billion at list prices, which was first announced last November in Indonesia. …

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Plane spotting photos and Video: AeroLogic Boeing 777F and Lion Air Boeing 747-400 at Bangalore

Last week Bangalore Aviation contributor Vedant Agarwal caught the new started AeroLogic Boeing 777F five times a week service from Bangalore to Leipzig, Germany, and a one off appearance by Indonesia’s Lion Air Boeing 747-400 (not an ER), which has been sub-contracted by NAS Air to ferry passengers performing the Haj. AeroLogic Boeing 777F D-AALD Lion Air Boeing 747-400 PK-LHG …

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