Sumary of After two years and two fatal disasters, Boeing wins FAA approval to fly with the 737 MAX:
- The FAA detailed software upgrades and training changes Boeing must make in order for it to resume commercial flights after a 20-mnth grounding, the longest in commecial aviation history..
- The US plane-maker’s best-selling jet will resume commercial service facing strong headwinds from a resurgent coronavirus pandemic new European trade tariffs and mistrust of one of the most scrutinized brands in aviation..
- Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest Max operator, does not plan to fly the aircraft until the second quarter of 2021..
- We will continue to work with regulators around the world and our customers to return the airplane back into service worldwide. Leading regulators in Europe, Brazil and China must issue their own approvals for their airlines after independent reviews, illustrating how the 737 Max crashes upended a once US-dominated airline safety system in which nations large and small for decades moved in lock-step with the FAA…