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EASA Gives Boeing 737-8200 Seal Of Approval

EASA Gives Boeing 737-8200 Seal Of Approval

Less than a week after the FAA, EASA gave its approval to the Boeing 737-8200, a higher capacity version of the MAX-8 aircraft. We billed it as the first test between EASA and the FAA, after the ungrounding of the MAX. In the end, it was something of an anti-climax....
737 MAX 8200 Gets FAA Design Approval

737 MAX 8200 Gets FAA Design Approval

Late on Wednesday, the FAA certified the 8200 sub-variant of the 737 MAX 8 aircraft. This is the aircraft ordered by the Ryanair group. But not just them! In a statement, the FAA had this to say about this newer version of the aircraft: “The Federal Aviation...
SAF – Short Or Long Haul? Who Will Need To Use It?

SAF – Short Or Long Haul? Who Will Need To Use It?

A disagreement on whether short and medium, or all kinds of flights will need to use sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) has sparked up in the EU. Several European low-cost carriers wrote to the EU, demanding that it enforces any SAF quotas equally, on ALL flights....
Popular Airports A New Target For Low-Cost Carriers?

Popular Airports A New Target For Low-Cost Carriers?

In turbulent times, low-cost airlines are moving into popular airports, to get an advantage. But do they all do it? And is it working for those who do? Low-cost carriers often don’t operate from popular airports. Sometimes this is by choice. If these airports come...
737 MAX 8200 Gets FAA Design Approval

CONFIRMED: Ryanair Orders 75 More 737 MAX Aircraft

In an announcement from Washington D.C., Ryanair Group CEO Michael O’Leary announced a firm order for another 75 737 MAX aircraft. The company previously had orders for 135 of the jets. The airline was already expecting to take delivery of several of the aircraft...