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American Airlines Flies The MAX And Hardly Anyone Cares

American Airlines Flies The MAX And Hardly Anyone Cares

In a move they announced nearly two months earlier, American Airlines became the first US carrier to fly the 737 MAX. And the third world-wide. American Airlines had announced their schedule for bringing the MAX back into service very early. From the end of September,...
US Airlines To Get $15 Billion In Payroll Assistance

US Airlines To Get $15 Billion In Payroll Assistance

After the US government’s previous relief program for airlines ended at the end of September, a new one looks to be imminent. However, airlines are nervous about its duration, as pandemic cases continue to rise. American lawmakers are working on a rare, bipartisan...
FAA Has Started Approving MAX Aircraft

FAA Has Started Approving MAX Aircraft

After ungrounding the 737 MAX, now the FAA has started issuing airworthiness certificates to aircraft built after the type was grounded last year. They are also scaling up efforts to inspect aircraft that technicians have modified to the new standard. The FAA...
American Airlines MAX Flights To Nowhere For Employees

American Airlines MAX Flights To Nowhere For Employees

Having already announced their plans to fly the MAX before the end of 2020, American Airlines explains how it will showcase the jet to employees. The airline has a series of initiatives, leading up to the aircraft’s reintroduction. As we already saw some weeks ago,...
Southwest Not In A Hurry To Get The MAX In Service

Southwest Not In A Hurry To Get The MAX In Service

Other airlines are keen to get their 737 MAX fleet up in the air, but Southwest seems more at ease. Odd, since they are the largest 737 operator in the world. But there is a crucial factor that may explain their approach. Even before the FAA ungrounded the MAX,...