Reply to post: Re: Very uneasy that IAG ordered 200 737 Max aircraft on Jun 18th

You're not Boeing to believe this, but... Another deadly 737 Max control bug found

Big_Baldy_Bloke

Re: Very uneasy that IAG ordered 200 737 Max aircraft on Jun 18th

Yes, it is a letter of intent that can be cancelled and I understand that if the order goes ahead and is delivered as planned starting in 2023, the 737 MAX will have been modified and shown to be safe. Apart from getting a better price, as you point out, IAG also secured delivery slots from the planned production run and that was most likely important too. I am still queasy about the timing of the announcement and the PR boost it gave Boeing while the crash investigations are underway, and the required fixes are still unknown and/or unroven.

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