• FAA chief calls eight-hour meeting on Boeing 737 MAX 'exceedingly positive'

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Thursday that an eight-hour meeting with international air regulators to discuss the grounded Boeing Co 737 MAX was "exceedingly positive" and "constructive."
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  • Southwest Airlines is going to allow people who don't want to fly on the Boeing 737 Max to switch planes for free

    Southwest Airlines is going to allow people who don't want to fly on the Boeing 737 Max to switch planes for free

    3 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Southwest Airlines CMO Ryan Green told CNBC that his airline won't make passengers who don't want to fly on the Boeing 737 Max pay additional airfare to switch flights.
    Southwest does not charge passengers a fee to change their tickets, but it does usually charge customers the difference in airfare.
    All Boeing 737 Max airliners have been grounded since March 13 with the jet pulled from Southwest's flight schedule until August 5.
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    Those who don't want to the fly on the Boeing 737 Max won't have to. According to Southwest Airlines chief...
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  • Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval as early as late June - sources

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. Federal Aviation Administration representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect approval of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets to fly in the United States as early as late June, three people with knowledge of the matter said, although there is no firm timetable for the move. FAA and Boeing representatives briefed members of the International Civil Aviation Organization's governing council in Montreal on Thursday on efforts to return
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  • Global Aviation Regulators Meet To Consider Timetable For Boeing's 737 Max

    Global Aviation Regulators Meet To Consider Timetable For Boeing's 737 Max

    3 monthes ago - By NPR

    Global aviation safety officials are meeting in Dallas to discuss how they will certify Boeing's 737 Max as airworthy and how soon the troubled plane can fly again.
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  • Exclusive: FAA tells U.N. aviation agency 737 MAX ungrounding in U.S. could happen by late June - sources

    3 monthes ago - By Reuters

    U.S. Federal Aviation Administration representatives told members of the United Nations' aviation agency they expect an ungrounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX jets in the United States as early as late June, three people familiar with Thursday's briefing said, though there is no firm timetable for the move.
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  • FAA meets with international regulators over Boeing 737 Max

    3 monthes ago - By Chron

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Representatives from more 30 countries are meeting the Federal Aviation Administration officials to hear the U.S. regulator's approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people.
    Before Thursday's meeting, acting FAA Administrator Daniel Elwell declined to give a timetable for the plane's return and hinted it could be several months.
    The meeting is crucial to the U.S. agency's hopes of convincing other regulators around the world to lift their bans on the plane soon after FAA does.
    The FAA did not allow...
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