A Kenya Airways Boeing 787-8, 5Y-KZJ (c/n 36046), at London/Heathrow. The Nairobi-based carrier has a total of 11 Dreamliner examples in its widebody fleet 
AirTeamImages.com/Loredana Cioclei

Momentous change for the better following events that rock our commercial, political and personal lives seldom comes easily or swiftly. Just a few months into 2021, the civil sector of our industry remains in a race to deliver a COVID-19 vaccine and restore traveller and investor confidence. No major aeronautics business appreciates that more keenly than Boeing, which faced a game-changing fate even before coronavirus began its relentless march. As our lead feature on pages 28-33 relates, aviation regulators around the globe have continued to give a cautious nod for the Boeing 737 MAX to return to service. Approvals from Transport Canada and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) – both considered to be among the most stringent organisations of their type – open up two major markets for the beleaguered narrowbody.

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