97 aircraft: Norwegian cancel a major order to Boeing

The low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle pulls back all the orders at Boeing and will initiate legal action against the ailing American aircraft manufacturers

97 aircraft: Norwegian cancel a major order to Boeing

The low-cost airline Norwegian Air Shuttle pulls back all the orders at Boeing and will initiate legal action against the ailing American aircraft manufacturers. A total of 97 machines: 92 Krisenjets of the type 737 Max and five long-range aircraft, the brand's 787 "Dreamliner," said the Norwegian in the night of this Tuesday in Oslo. The aircraft are according to the list of 10.6 billion dollars (9.4 billion Euro) prices total value. However, orders, significant discounts are common.

Norwegian explained, due in March, 2019, in the Wake of two crashes imposed flight bans for Boeing's 737 Max to have suffered material losses. Boeing may not deliver the machines since then to customers. Talks with Boeing have resulted in an agreement with reasonable compensation. Would add also the problems with the 787-machines, which would have led to work non-scheduled maintenance. Norwegian wants to sue for the damages incurred and advance payments now on the courts. Boeing did not comment on the announcement.

course plus due to the hope of re-admission

Actually, the beleaguered Airbus-rival on Monday finally had time reason to be happy. On the Boeing Field in Seattle, the first of a number of critical 737-Max-certification flights took place successfully, which should lead to a re-approval of the Krisenjets by the American FAA FAA.

Boeing reached a major milestone, what to the stock market to strong gains of over 14 percent led. However, for re-certification still a few more hurdles.

Updated Date: 30 June 2020, 10:20

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