Boeing has finalized the all-important fan diameter for the 737 MAX derivative program, answering a growing number of questions from would-be operators and bolstering the twinjet's credibility in continuing campaigns against Airbus's successful A320NEO. At the same time Boeing has also announced that “order commitments” for the MAX have exceeded 600 from eight airlines, up from the 496 from five airlines previously disclosed when the program was officially launched in August. “The ...


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