American Airline extends Boeing 737 Max Flight Cancellations

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April 15, 2019

The move is to "provide confidence" to customers during the peak summer travel season, the airline said in a letter.

Last month, 737 Max aircraft were grounded worldwide following fatal crashes involving Ethiopian Airlines and Indonesia's Lion Air.

Boeing is developing new software for the jet's anti-stall system, which has come under scrutiny since the crashes.

Senior officials at American Airlines said they were "confident" that the Boeing upgrade would be approved by US aviation regulators before 19 August, despite its decision to ground its fleet of 24 planes until then.

The cancellations will affect up to 115 flights a day, Reuters news agency reported.

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News date : 04/15/2019    Category : Business, World News

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