Sunday, 12 July 2020

Boeing 737 MAX expected to resume flying in January

Grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft parked in an aerial photo at Boeing Field in Seattle, US. The plane has been grounded globally since March.  Reuters Photo

NEW YORK: Boeing said it expected the 737 MAX airplane, which was grounded after two crashes killed 346 people, to resume flying in January, delaying its return by one month.

“In parallel, we are working towards final validation of the updated training requirements, which must occur before the MAX returns to commercial service, and which we now expect to begin in January,” Boeing said in a statement. It had originally planned for the model to resume flying in December.

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