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Is the 737 MAX cleared to fly?
The aircraft, which was grounded after two accidents in which 346 people died, has already been cleared to resume flights in North America and Brazil, and is expected to gain approval in Europe this week. Regulators in the US and Europe insist their reviews have been thorough, and that the 737 Max aircraft is now safe.
Will the 737 Max return to service?
US Airlines Begin Boeing 737 MAX Repairs, Expect Swift Return to Service. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) authorized the 737 MAX’ return to flying in November 2020 only after Boeing completed exhaustive repairs and provided updated pilot training to rectify the software issue.
Which airlines are using Boeing 737 Max?
The largest operators are all in the U.S.: Southwest Airlines, American and United, with 68, 41, and 35 aircraft, respectively. And by Boeing’s count, the Max family has operated more than 111,000 flights since revenue service resumed in December.
Is the max flying again?
After the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in November 2020 cleared the Boeing 737 Max to return to service, other regulators – notably those in Brazil, Canada, Europe and the UK – have done likewise. In all, 13 carriers are now flying the 737 Max on commercial services.
Is the 737 MAX fixed?
FAA approves Boeing’s fix for 737 MAX electrical flaw, clearing the way for return to flight. Boeing won approval from the Federal Aviation Administration late Wednesday for the fix to the jet’s latest electrical problem affecting MAXs built since early 2019, the federal safety agency confirmed.
When did the 737 Max return to service?
With FAA recertification of the 737 MAX, American plans to safely return the aircraft back to passenger service beginning Dec. 29, 2020.
How long was the 737 Max grounded?
The Max planes had been grounded worldwide for 20 months until last November after two fatal crashes. The electrical problem is unrelated to issues that prompted the grounding between March 2019 and November 2020 after the crashes.
How many Boeing 737 MAX orders have been Cancelled?
Boeing said customers canceled 17 737 MAX airplane orders in April. Net of cancellations and conversions, Boeing booked eight aircraft orders last month and had no adjustments for stricter accounting standards. The company’s gross orders for the first four months were 307 airplanes.
Is the Boeing 737 MAX safe to fly again?
Boeing 737 Max Is Cleared by F.A.A. to Fly Again The U.S. agency said changes in software, design and training had made the plane safe to operate after two fatal crashes and 20 months out of service. Boeing’s 737 Max was banned around the world for 20 months after two fatal crashes. Lindsey Wasson for The New York Times
Why is the Boeing Max banned in some countries?
The Max was grounded worldwide in March 2019 when the F.A.A. joined regulators in dozens of other countries in banning the plane after the two crashes, in Indonesia and Ethiopia. Investigators have attributed the crashes to a range of problems, including engineering flaws, mismanagement and a lack of regulatory oversight.
Which airlines will fly the Boeing Max in 2019?
American Airlines is expected to be the first U.S. carrier to fly the Max, with plans to use the plane from Dec. 29 to Jan. 4 for flights connecting Miami with La Guardia Airport in New York.
How many Boeing Max planes are in the world?
There are more than 380 Max planes in the global fleet, according to Cirium, an aviation data firm. Thousands are on order. Regulators elsewhere are expected to follow the F.A.A.’s lead, though it may take time to conclude their own reviews.