FAA clears Boeing 737 Max to fly again after deadly crashes
The Federal Aviation Administration has rescinded its grounding order for Boeing’s 737 Max jet; FOX Business Grady Trimble with more.
American Airlines is set to restart U.S. Boeing 737 Max commercial flights on Tuesday, another milestone for the U.S. planemaker as it tries to move past its deepest crisis in its 104-year history.
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The Max was grounded in March 2019 for 20 months after two fatal crashes in five months killed 346 people. The grounding was lifted by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) last month after Boeing agreed to software upgrades and new safeguards on a key flight control system linked to both fatal crashes.
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American’s first flight between Miami and New York’s LaGuardia set for Tuesday morning follows flight control updates, maintenance work, fresh pilot training and town hall meetings with flight crews to walk them through Boeing’s changes and address concerns.