On this episode of AvTalk, Boeing halts production of the 737 MAX, Harbour Air’s electric Beaver takes flight, and we run down the list of airlines that didn’t make it through 2019 and a few that could join that list very soon.
Boeing halts production of the 737 MAX from January
Boeing announced this week it will suspend production of the 737 MAX beginning in January. We discuss what that means for the company, the workers in Renton, and the 737 supply chain.
Harbour Air’s electric Beaver
Harbour Air debuted its all-electric DHC-2 Beaver last week, the first all-electric commercial aircraft.
Qantas picks A350-1000 for Project Sunrise
Qantas announced a modified version of the Airbus A350-1000 as its preferred aircraft for Project Sunrise flights. The airline is still in negotiations with Airbus for an order and still needs crew union approvals for the ultra-long haul flights to operate.
Airlines that didn’t make it through 2019
We walk through the airlines that ceased operations in 2019 and some that might still join the list.
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