Boeing MAX Problems Put European Vacations in Jeopardy

Ireland’s Ryanair has made a hugely successful business model out of jetting holidaymakers around Europe—to places as farflung as Aalborg and Zaragosa—by sticking to a ruthlessly efficient cost-cutting playbook. Key to keeping operating costs in check came down to a decision made long ago to fly only the Boeing 737 class of jets. That cozy […]

What Happens When Your Business Relies on the Boeing 737 MAX? Just Ask Norwegian Air

The future of low-cost flights to Europe is hanging by a Scandinavian thread. When global regulators grounded Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft in March in response to a second fatal crash in six months, many predicted it could be the end of Norwegian Air Shuttle, the low-cost airline that has come from nowhere to grab a […]