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United begins swapping Boeing 737 MAX 10 planes for Airbus A321neo planes

United begins swapping Boeing 737 MAX 10 planes for Airbus A321neo planes


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United announced today that it is making changes to its orders for next-generation aircraft and will replace some of Boeing's larger planes with smaller planes.

In announcing its first-quarter 2024 results, United Airlines said it had converted “a portion of the Boeing 737 MAX 10 aircraft on order into 737 MAX 9 aircraft for delivery between 2025 and 2027, while reserving the right to convert additional MAX 10 aircraft to the MAX.” . 8 or 9 maximum if necessary.

The move is due to the problems Boeing had with the 737 MAX at the beginning of the year when an Alaska Airlines MAX 9 separated a screen door mid-flight, creating further distrust in the manufacturer that founded United and mainly: causing… In delivery delays and certification of the Max 10, the largest 737 ever built.

To cover this space, the company has concluded an agreement with lessors to acquire another 35 Airbus A321neo aircraft, highlighting that they will come with CFM LEAP 1A engines, instead of the Pratt & Whitney PW1100G, which currently supplies its existing A321neo aircraft. The process, but it has caused problems in recent years.




Carlos Martinez

He has been interested in airplanes since 1999, graduating in aeronautics and studying at Cal State Long Beach and Western Michigan University. #GoBroncos #GoBeach #2A

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