American Airlines Plans for 737 MAX to Reenter Service by Year’s End Written 19 October 2020


American Airlines Boeing 737 | Ken Fielding; Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 3.0

Reuters reports that American Airlines “plans to return Boeing 737 Max jets to service for passenger flights by the end of this year depending on certification of the aircraft from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), it said on Sunday.” The airline “said it will operate a daily 737 Max flight between Miami and New York from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4, with flights available for booking from Oct. 24.” American said in a statement, “We remain in contact with the FAA and The Boeing Company on the certification process and we’ll continue to update our plans based on when the aircraft is certified.” The FAA “in a statement Sunday reiterated it has no timeline for approving the plane’s return to service and said it ‘will lift the grounding order only after FAA safety experts are satisfied that the aircraft meets certification standards.’”
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