Reversal of Fortune: Airlines Suddenly Thrilled That the 737 MAX is Grounded

Reversal of Fortune: Airlines Suddenly Thrilled That the 737 MAX is Grounded

Remember the good old days when we could just talk about how incompetent Boeing was and get collectively angry that the MAX still hadn’t returned to service?

That was a month ago.

Things couldn’t be any more different right now. Oh sure, we can still … Read the post

3 Boeing Links I Love: Boeing's Influencer Event, More Delays, A Delta Hope

3 Boeing Links I Love: Boeing's Influencer Event, More Delays, A Delta Hope

This Week’s Featured Links

Muilenburg: Returning Max to service ‘will be an international decision’Learmount.com
Boeing held a gathering in Seattle last week for influencers, analysts, and really anyone but media. I was included in the group, but I was at a conference I couldn’t miss. This write-up seems to … Read the post

3 Links I Love: When Boeing Strayed, Qantas Pouts, Airplane Water is Fine

3 Links I Love: When Boeing Strayed, Qantas Pouts, Airplane Water is Fine

This week’s featured link:

The Long-Forgotten Flight That Sent Boeing Off CourseThe Atlantic
Don’t worry, this isn’t a 10,000 word traditional Atlantic article. It’s a relatively short piece highlighting how Boeing’s merger with McDonnell Douglas led to a finance-first instead of engineering-first culture. And as the author says, … Read the post

3 Links I Love: More MAX Delays, Death of the Widebody, A Massive Regional Gap

3 Links I Love: More MAX Delays, Death of the Widebody, A Massive Regional Gap

This week’s featured link:

FAA and Boeing initially disagreed on severity of “catastrophic” 737 MAX software glitchThe Air Current
Best I can tell, this article is outside the paywall for The Air Current, so even those who don’t subscribe can enjoy the read. It’s yet another setback to … Read the post

3 Links I Love: IAG Orders (and Renames) the MAX, Giving Clarity to MH370, Major Merger Restrictions

3 Links I Love: IAG Orders (and Renames) the MAX, Giving Clarity to MH370, Major Merger Restrictions

This week’s featured link:

IAG signs letter of intent for 200 Boeing 737-8 and 737-10 – IAG Newsroom
There is so much to say about this that I don’t even know where to start.

  • Note that the word MAX is not mentioned anywhere in the
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