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Flyr – Boeing 737s For The New Norwegian Airline

Flyr – Boeing 737s For The New Norwegian Airline

Flyr is still on track to launch as a new airline this year, and will use Boeing 737s. The airline began the process to launch as a company in Norway. Starting an airline is a difficult prospect under any conditions. Doing it during a pandemic, is difficult on another...
Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Sriwijaya Crash – Autothrottle A Likely Suspect?

Indonesia’s investigators are looking at the possible role the autothrottle system may have had, in the Sriwijaya 737-500’s crash. Just yesterday, Basarnas (Search & Rescue) announced that their role in the accident was ending. The search for human remains ended....
Southwest Prefers To Remain An All Boeing Customer

Southwest Prefers To Remain An All Boeing Customer

While they looked elsewhere, Southwest’s CEO says that their plan is to remain an all Boeing customer, with an all-737 fleet, soon to include the MAX. Especially now, that the latter is back off the ground. A couple of years ago, the idea that Southwest might buy an...
airBaltic Sends Off Its Last Boeing 737

airBaltic Sends Off Its Last Boeing 737

Yesterday, airBaltic said goodbye to the last Boeing 737 in its fleet. The airline is now a single-type operator, relying exclusively on the Airbus A220-300. The airline had introduced the 737 in its fleet in 2003. AirBaltic got a number of Boeing 737-300 and -500...
Air Djibouti Incident: 737 Landing Gear Collapse in Somalia

Air Djibouti Incident: 737 Landing Gear Collapse in Somalia

An Air Djibouti Boeing 737-500 suffered a landing gear collapse during its landing roll in Garowe, Somalia (HCMW). Everyone on board was able to evacuate without injury. The flight had 39 passengers and 5 crew. The aircraft was landing at runway 04 at approximately...