American, United push back 737 MAX return amid new approval delays


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U.S.— American Airlines Group Inc and United Airlines Holdings Inc are pushing back the return of Boeing 737 MAX flights until August and September, respectively, a fresh delay that comes after sources told Reuters that the timing of a key certification flight may not occur until at least April.

ABC News—United and American push back expected return of Boeing Max. United Airlines won’t use the Boeing 737 Max at all this summer, while American Airlines is still holding out hope for a late August return

ABC News—United and American push back expected return of Boeing Max. United Airlines won’t use the Boeing 737 Max at all this summer, while American Airlines is still holding out hope for a late August return

Business Insider—The 737 Max will miss another summer travel season as United, American, and Southwest announce a new round of cancellations (UAL, AAL, LUV, BA). United Airlines United Airlines said on Friday that it will cancel Boeing 737 Max flights until September 4, while American said it would pull the plane until August 18. Southwest said it would pull the plane until at least August 10. The airlines previously planned to return the plane to service in early June. The cancelation comes as the 737 Max nears the one-year anniversary of its global grounding, following the second of two fatal crashes. Although the FAA chief said the Boeing plane may...