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Passengers Experience Little Disruption Despite Grounding Of Boeing's 737 Max Jets

7 monthes ago   |   By NPR

A day after the FAA ordered the grounding of all Boeing 737 Max jets, there were plenty of cancelled flights and stranded passengers, but overall there was little disruption to the air traffic system.
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737 MAX could be grounded through April or longer

737 MAX could be grounded through April or longer

7 monthes ago   |   By Politico

It could take a month and a half or more before Boeing 737 MAX jets are back up in the air, according to a timeline for a software fix and pilot retraining the FAA briefed members of the House Transportation Committee on this morning. Aviation Subcommittee Chairman Rick Larsen said there will be a “software fix over the next month, month and a half, and then the process, at least in the U.S., to implement the training which will then eventually lead to airlines being allowed to fly the 737 MAX.“ “The software fix is due out in a couple weeks and going fleet-wide is going to take at least...
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The government's grounding of all Boeing 737 Max jets is a reminder that the US still doesn't have a leader for its top air safety agency

The government's grounding of all Boeing 737 Max jets is a reminder that the US still doesn't have a leader for its top air safety agency

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The US' air safety agency has been thrust into the spotlight this week after being one of the last to ground Boeing's 737 Max aircraft.
President Donald Trump has not appointed anyone to lead the agency, which is currently being led by an acting administrator.
Of 712 appointed positions requiring Senate approval, only 429 have been confirmed under the current administration.
Of the 144 executive branch positions that have yet to receive a nominee from President Donald Trump, one was front and center this week.
On Tuesday, the United States found itself alone in allowing the Boeing 737 Max...
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