Boeing announced earlier today that they will halt the production of the 737 MAX aircraft in January 2020, as the aircraft’s return to service timeline slipped up again and the FAA said that they still had a lot of work to do before the aircraft could get back into the air.
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Emirates and SpiceJet have signed a codeshare deal which will allow Emirates customers to buy tickets to their destinations inside India on SpiceJet. The deal is supposed to have been live by now, but is not live on either the Emirates or the SpiceJet website so far.
At an employee event on Friday, Boeing has revealed the biggest variant of the 737 MAX family, which it intends to be the largest version of the 737 MAX family, competing with the A321neo
Emirates made an announcement of a truncated order with Boeing, replacing 30 777X aircraft with 30 787-9 aircraft.
On Day 3, Dubai Airshow still had some action left. Airbus continued to win over Boeing, with a turboprop company making some big deals as well. Here is the lowdown on Day 3 of the Airshow.
Day Two of the Dubai Airshow 2019 was the real day one. Emirates bought 50 A350 aircraft from Airbus, followed by 120 from AirArabia. Etihad and Boeing also had an announcement to make, and Boeing managed to sell some 737 MAX aircraft as well.
Emirates has just signed up with Airbus for 50 A350-900 aircraft, inducting this aircraft into their fleet from 2023 onwards. The new aircraft will also have the Premium Economy product of Emirates and will be used for missions up to 15 hours out.