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N7201S, Boeing 737 MAX 7

Boeing 737 MAX Receives FAA Clearance and is All Set to Fly Again

The Federal Aviation Administration (F.A.A) of United States of America, certified the Boeing 737 MAX 8 “Fit-for-Operations” today, after grounding the fleet for almost two years. Back in March 2019, airline operators around the world operating the Boeing 737 MAX variants were ordered to ground the fleet. This decision followed after the two fatal crashes of Boeing 737 MAX 8 variant of Lion Air and Ethiopian Airlines, taking the lives of 346 people. When Boeing announced the 737 Max in […]

VT-JBG, Boeing 737-800

Jet Airways Makes A Come Back!

The sun has risen for Jet Airways, again. A new beginning marked yesterday, 17th October 2020, when the “Joy of Flying” found its new owners. April 2019 saw one of the worst days in the history of Indian aviation. Jet Airways ceased its operation after serving for 27 long years. As many as 20,000 people lost their jobs, it also left all the ‘Jet’ admirers heart-broken. The carrier, once known for its top-notch service started facing financial crisis, which resulted […]

Winglet

Why Boeing 737s have different winglet options?

Have you seen those things on the wing tip of an aircraft like the Boeing 737, Airbus A320 etc., that pops straight up or looks curved upwards? Ever wondered what they are and what’s the purpose of having them? They are called Wingtip Devices (a.k.a. Winglets/Sharklets). What are Winglets? Winglets are curved shaped metal wingtips. They are the vertical expansion of the wings. In aviation, longer the wingspan, lower the induced drag! But every aircraft cannot have a huge wingspan […]

Passenger screening at CSMIA - Coronavirus

UPDATE: This airport has screened 150,000+ passengers for COVID-19

The ongoing Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has created havoc across the world. Global markets have been hugely impacted by the spreading virus. The virus, which originated in People’e Republic of China, has spread across 100 countries. The death toll has reached 3900+ till date and total cases have surpassed 110,000 across the globe. While the entire world is talking and taking precautions, a lot of active measures have been taken in the Aviation industry too. Passengers flying in from […]