- The 747-8, as the current new development of Boeing's largest airliner, is notably in direct competition on long-haul routes with the Airbus A380, a full-length double-deck aircraft introduced in 2007. For airlines seeking very large passenger airliners, the two have been pitched as competitors on various occasions.
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Jun 16, 2021 · Europe’s largest low-cost airline will be the first in the world to fly the special 200-seat variant of Boeing’s latest narrowbody plane. The 8-200 has had to have an extra emergency exit fitted, and subsequent type certification, in order to comply with exit limit regulations. Certification was completed in April, with the FAA stating,
Jun 16, 2021 · Ryanair is among the US plane maker’s biggest customers but has heavily criticised Boeing’s Seattle operation in recent weeks for delays in its Max delivery schedule and a lack of communication.
Jun 11, 2021 · In March, United ordered 25 new Boeing 737 Max aircraft, as it prepares to replace aging jets and meet post-pandemic demand growth. United is also a major customer for the 737 MAX 10, which is due to fly this week. The airline has 100 of the MAX 10, the largest model in the series, on order.
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Jun 10, 2021 · United Airlines is in advanced talks for a large narrowbody order that would include at least 100 Boeing 737 MAX jets as part of a broader fleet revamp, according to people close to the matter.
4 days ago · The biggest by far came from Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), which exercised 34 options for 737 MAX 7 jets to be delivered next year. Alaska Air also exercised options for 13 additional 737 MAX 9...
2 days ago · Cathay Pacific operates a fleet consisting of Airbus A321neo, Airbus A330, Airbus A350, and Boeing 777 aircraft. Cathay Pacific Cargo operates two models of the Boeing 747 . Defunct wholly owned subsidiary airline Cathay Dragon , which stopped operations, previously flew to 44 destinations in the Asia-Pacific region from its Hong Kong base.