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Boeing’s 737 MAX 9 jet makes first flight

The newest sibling in Boeing’s 737 family, the MAX 9, made its first flight today from the company’s assembly plant in Renton, Wash. – 75 years after the Renton plant opened and 50 years after the first 737 took off. … Continue reading

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Boeing 737 MAX 9 rollout brightens the day

The skies may have been gray at Boeing’s Renton final assembly plant today, but the mood was sunny – thanks to the rollout of Boeing’s first 737 MAX 9 jet. The photo op for employees is one of the rituals for … Continue reading

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Get a sneak peek at Boeing’s 737 MAX 9 jet

RENTON, Wash. – One year after Boeing’s super-fuel-efficient 737 MAX 8 jet made its aerial debut, its bigger sibling – the MAX 9 – is just weeks away from its rollout. The 737 MAX 9 nearly 9 feet longer and should be able … Continue reading

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Boeing makes $11 billion 737 MAX sale to Vietjet

With President Barack Obama looking on, executives from Boeing and Vietjet Air signed a deal in Hanoi worth $11.3 billion for 100 737 MAX airplanes – the biggest single commercial airplane purchase in Vietnam. The single-aisle MAX 200s will be delivered … Continue reading

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737 MAX jet gets drawn into labor dispute

Is Boeing’s 737 MAX just a 737 jet, or is it something new? That question figures in a years-long battle between Southwest Airlines and its pilots union. The fuel-efficient 737 MAX made its maiden test flight in January, and Southwest is due … Continue reading

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Boeing’s 737 MAX jet gets ‘wow’ reviews

Boeing’s newest breed of airplane, the fuel-efficient 737 MAX, took to the air for the first time on Jan. 29– and the first pilots to fly it had nothing but glowing reviews. “This is our first airplane of our second century, … Continue reading

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Boeing rolls out its first 737 MAX jet

Thousands of Boeing employees turned out today for the rollout of the first Boeing 737 MAX jet, a redesigned version of the long-lived model that’s way more fuel-efficient. The freshly painted blue-and-white MAX No. 1 had its coming-out party at … Continue reading

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