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European airline 737-800 for transvia
Please find out the policy regarding 737-800 for Transavia. I am previously booked by them on a flight (SFO to Naples, Italy via KLM and then Transavia from AMS to Naples. I am very concerned!
Thank you for your timely and important information!
A 737-800 is different from a 737-MAX8. Only the MAX series of 737s are impacted, and given that ALL 737MAX aircraft are grounded, you should be fine.
[USER=29]@David W[/USER] . Sorry to ask for an extra clarification, but are you sure? When yesterday I googled it, it appeared to me those two can be used interchangeably. I hope that you are right because my son has a couple of flights coming up on AA and UA (in fact one is in 2 hours time, and it seems to be operating fine). On the AA website I see that his flights are on “738”, and on UA: “737-800”. So those are not the MAXes? Many thanks for the clarification.
All 737MAX aircraft are grounded, so if the flight was scheduled to be operated by a MAX version, it’s either swapped for a non-MAX aircraft or the flight would be cancelled.
UA’s -800 designation is definitely not a MAX aircraft. AA’s 738 designation is misleading, though I think MAX aircraft are receiving a designation of 7M8
Also, back in Dec 2018 it looked like most of AA’s MAX8 aircraft were based out of MIA, if that helps.
[QUOTE=”David W, post: 63363, member: 29″]Also, back in Dec 2018 it looked like most of AA’s MAX8 aircraft were based out of MIA, if that helps.[/QUOTE]
Definitely helps! Thanks David!