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United orders 737NG to make up for lost Max aircraftSince there is no end in sight to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing's new-generation single-aisle jets, United announced that it signed an agreement to buy 19 used older generation Boeing 737-700. The jets will be delivered to the US carrier in December. The airline currently operates 40 Boeing 737-700. United Airlines has 14 737 MAX 9 jets in its fleet. On July 13, the airline withdrew the jets from its schedule until November. After two days from the United, another major US carrier… (airlinerwatch.com) More...
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the article misses the point - it's not the 14 b737 MAX that are currently in the United fleet that is important, it's the much larger number that should have been in the fleet in December (when the b737 NG aircraft are delivered) that is important
Why is the Boeing CEO still in his job?
We as a nation are soft on White Collar Criminals.
I also wonder, shareholders take the hit, the company an image blow and the CEO and board pocket big salaries + benefits. Defeats logic and business sense.
Anyone with a 737 MIN for sale can probably name their price. How long before a U.K. bookie or Vegas casino starts taking bets on when the first parked MAX gets scrapped?
At some point in time Boeing must stop cranking these out at 30/month. It wil cause great issues for employees, but that is life with a bad airplane...or then need to significantly slow production because i dont think it is only software....