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737 MAX Return – Is The Plane Picking Up a Following?

737 MAX Return – Is The Plane Picking Up a Following?

As more 737 MAX aircraft enter or return to service, more and more airlines are gathering real-world numbers, showing the plane’s efficiency. And the jet seems to be picking up more followers, certainly among airlines. We really don’t need to analyze the troubles that...
Volcano – Iceland Making Airlines Nervous Again?

Volcano – Iceland Making Airlines Nervous Again?

Airlines have learned to listen carefully to any news about volcano activity in Iceland. So last night’s news caused some concern! The 2010 eruption of Eyjafjallajökull was a headache for the world of aviation – and many news readers. And yesterday (Friday) an...
Icelandair Converts Two Of Its 767s to Freighters

Icelandair Converts Two Of Its 767s to Freighters

Icelandair agreed to sell two of its widebody 767s for conversion to freighters, and then lease them back, ramping up their cargo operations. The aircraft that Icelandair is turning to freighters are two 767-300ERs. The airline still has two more of these jets. The...
737 MAX Returns In Europe – And Elsewhere Too!

737 MAX Returns In Europe – And Elsewhere Too!

TUI Fly became the first operator to put a Boeing 737 MAX back in service in Europe. They beat several European operators, that will soon follow. And more operators in other parts of the world are already making their own plans for the aircraft’s return to service. It...
Icelandair Focuses On Cargo Through The Crisis

Icelandair Focuses On Cargo Through The Crisis

With the pandemic crippling its efforts to make its Keflavik base a passenger hub, Icelandair switches to cargo operations. But for how long? We have already seen multiple airlines weather the crisis, to a lesser or greater extent, by concentrating on domestic travel....