“Boeing’s much-maligned 737 Max jet could be cleared to fly again in just a few weeks,” reports SFGate, adding that one U.S. airline plans to carry passengers “as early as December.” Although the Federal Aviation Administration has not disclosed a public timeline for the Max’s return to service, approval to lift the grounding could come as early as mid-November, according to Reuters. Boeing executives said they expect to gain FAA recertification before the end of the year. The company will also need to get approval from the European Union Aviation Safety Agency and Transport Canada, which are conducting their own respective reviews… American Airlines said it plans to operate one daily Boeing 737 Max roundtrip from Dec. 29 through Jan. 4 between its Miami hub and New York’s LaGuardia Airport. If it takes off, American will be the first US carrier to bring back the Max… Other U.S. airlines operating the Max are taking a wait-and-see approach before assigning the fleet type to flights.
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