Boeing did not receive any orders of the 737 Max jet for a fourth straight month.
The global grounding of the aircraft has entered its sixth month, following two fatal crashes evidently caused by a design flaw.
Boeing has said it plans to submit a proposed fix to the FAA in September, and expects it to be approved by November.
The airline did, however, record 31 orders of widebody jets for the month, an increase over the same month in 2018.
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Boeing has gone four straight months without receiving a single new order for its troubled 737 Max jets.
According to orders and delivery data posted by the planemaker, it received no orders in July, continuing a dry spell as the global grounding of the 737 Max entered its sixth month.
Additionally, the company only delivered 19 planes overall in July 2019, down from 39 in July 2018. Two of those were older 737 models that are still being produced.
Boeing reported 31 total orders for the month, mostly larger wide-body planes, up from 25 orders the in July 2018.
Although British Airways’ parent company IAG announced its intent to order 200 of the jet during June’s Paris Air Show, the …read more
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