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737 Max(imum impact)

plane type info criteria
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When searching for flights using the likes of Lastminute, there are various options that can refine the order of the results; price being the main one.

There should be an additional info field offered under the title of "Aircraft Model". This would enable passengers to decide on whether or not they wanted to risk taking to the air in one of Boeing's flying coffins (the 737 Max), or opt for a safer model such as an Airbus or even a 70 year old Dakota, if it was available.

Given the likelyhood of it dropping from the sky, with you on it of course, perhaps the Boeing 737 Max plane is the much cheaper option, so you can knowingly avail of that and take your chances, fully aware of the odds. (note - other 'adventurous' aircraft are available, such as the entire Aeroflot range)

xenzag, Jul 07 2019

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       Yes, I know it's the 737.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 07 2019
  

       I'd actually like the option to choose the aircraft type. Although that can get a little fine-grained, there are lots of general aircraft types, 737,747,757 etc. But there's a big difference between a 747-200 or 747- 800. Nevertheless, I'd like to avoid a transatlantic flight on any 757, while for a short trip I'd love to select a more interesting option. I'd also like a trip on a 747 before they're all retired.
bs0u0155, Jul 08 2019
  

       I would have thought that one's private secretary's office should be able to specify at least the model, if not the specific aircraft, when they lease the aeroplane for you.
pocmloc, Jul 08 2019
  

       The last time I flew anywhere, the only aeroplane on that route was a De Havilland Twin Otter - quite an exciting flight.
hippo, Jul 08 2019
  

       Excellent, and far safer than a dive bombing Boeing. I know someone who was once forced by circumstances to take an Aeroflot instead of her planned Pan Am flight..... the Pan Am subsequently exploded over Locherbie
xenzag, Jul 08 2019
  

       Sp. "Lockerbie".   

       [xen], do us a favour - please append "E&OE" to your idea. That will save us having to post an extremely long and detailed critique, pointing out in merciless detail all the things you've got wrong.
8th of 7, Jul 08 2019
  

       Wants to see if Concorde is still on the list
Dub, Jul 08 2019
  

       [8th], [xen] is an artist. There is no such thing as a fact.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 08 2019
  

       Yes, we understand that, but in this case even the fiction is wrong ...
8th of 7, Jul 08 2019
  

       Incidentally, the Intercalary says the appendectomy you did didn't work (he still has the itch), and he wants to know if he can remove the cone-collar yet? It's digging into his shoulders.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 08 2019
  

       //There is no such thing as a fact// They keep changing, depending on who owns them.
xenzag, Jul 08 2019
  

       <Obligatory Zero Wing reference/>   

       "All your fact are belong to us"   

       // he wants to know if he can remove the cone-collar yet? //   

       By all means; just remind him not to lick the affected area. We are puzzled that the operation hasn't worked - we watched the YouTube "How To" video twice so we consider ourselves fully qualified.   

       By the way, have you by any chance seen a Bahco 300mm adjustable spanner anywhere ? It's nearly new, and will be expensive to replace.
8th of 7, Jul 08 2019
  

       I’ve got a smaller Bahco adjustable spanner. Expensive, but nice to use, reassuringly precise- looking.
Ian Tindale, Jul 08 2019
  

       //By the way, have you by any chance seen a...// Yes, you left it in the Intercalary
MaxwellBuchanan, Jul 08 2019
  

       //Yes, we understand that, but in this case even the fiction is wrong//   

       [marked-for-tagline]
bigsleep, Jul 11 2019
  

       Interesting that the Max branding has not been damaged, as witnessed by HBO Max
theircompetitor, Jul 11 2019
  

       MaxCo is remarkably resilient, despite being the holding company for a number of internationally known and reviled organizations ...
8th of 7, Jul 11 2019
  

       An additional additional info field could be "Aircraft Model You Would Like To Land In", should one desire to take off and ride in a low-fare aircraft (perhaps one with adequate in- flight snacks as well) but land in a model having a better track record for preservation of human life.
whatrock, Jul 11 2019
  

       MaxCo is remarkably resilient, despite being the holding company for a number of internationally known and reviled organisms ...
normzone, Jul 12 2019
  

       Apparently Boeing did a deep dive into the failure modes of the 737 engine upgrades. Next time, they will use simulations.
bigsleep, Jul 12 2019
  
      
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