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Boeing says 737 Max will stay grounded until mid-2020 – Source CNET Tech

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max planes on the tarmac

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max planes are parked on the tarmac after being grounded.

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It’s been almost a year since commercial flights of the 737 Max stopped, and now Boeing faces more delays in getting the aircraft back in the air. On Tuesday the company warned airlines that it won’t be able to resume 737 Max flights until at least June or July of this year, another delay from the original projection of this month.

The announcement means that Southwest, American and other airlines that operate the Max will be forced to juggle their fleets and possibly cancel flights during another peak summer travel season. Boeing blamed the new timetable on its experience with the Federal Aviation Administration’s…

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