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American, United push back 737 MAX return amid new approval delays

American, United push back 737 MAX return amid new approval delays

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - American Airlines Group Inc ( AAL.O ) and United Airlines Holdings Inc ( UAL.O ) are pushing back the return of Boeing 737 MAX flights until August and September, respectively, a fresh delay that comes after sources told Reuters that the timing of a key certification flight may not occur until at least April. American

United won't fly 737 MAX until after summer amid new approval delays

United won't fly 737 MAX until after summer amid new approval delays

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - United Airlines Holdings Inc ( UAL.O ) said on Friday it is extending the cancellation of Boeing 737 MAX flights until Sept. 4, a fresh delay that comes as sources told Reuters that the timing of a key certification flight may not happen until at least April. The new timeline strongly suggests that none of the jets will

United Airlines pulls Boeing 737 MAX from schedule until September 4

United Airlines pulls Boeing 737 MAX from schedule until September 4

CHICAGO (Reuters) - United Airlines Holdings Inc ( UAL.O ) said on Friday it is extending the cancellation of Boeing 737 MAX flights until Sept. 4, a fresh delay that comes as sources told Reuters that the timing of a key certification flight may not happen until at least April. U.S. airlines that operate Boeing Co’s ( BA.N ) 737 MAX, which was grounded

Southwest extends 737 MAX flight cancellations through early August

Southwest extends 737 MAX flight cancellations through early August

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines ( LUV.N ) on Thursday extended its cancellation of 737 MAX flights through early August as the grounding of the Boeing Co ( BA.N ) jet continued and threatened to impact nearly all of the busy U.S. summer travel season. Southwest, the largest operator of 737 MAX airplanes worldwide, said it would now keep

Southwest extends 737 MAX flights cancellations through early August

Southwest extends 737 MAX flights cancellations through early August

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines ( LUV.N ) on Thursday extended cancellations of 737 MAX flights through early August as the grounding of the Boeing Co ( BA.N ) jet drags on, potentially affecting the carrier’s profits during the upcoming U.S. summer travel season. Southwest, the largest operator of 737 MAX airplanes worldwide, said it would remove the

Boeing unlikely to hit pre-grounding output targets for 737 MAX before 2022

Boeing unlikely to hit pre-grounding output targets for 737 MAX before 2022

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boeing Co ( BA.N ) is unlikely, for several years, to hit the monthly 57-unit production rate it had targeted for the 737 MAX preceding the grounding of the jet due to delays in regulatory approval, Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith said on Wednesday. Boeing was building 52 MAX aircraft per month before the plane was grounded last

Boeing sees at least 2 years before 737 MAX output reaches pre-grounding target

Boeing sees at least 2 years before 737 MAX output reaches pre-grounding target

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Boeing Co ( BA.N ) Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith said on Wednesday that it will take at least a couple of years before 737 MAX production rate can reach the 57 units per month that the company was targeting before the airplane was grounded last year. Speaking at an investor conference, Smith said the production rate will depend

Boeing seeks to rebuild public trust

Boeing seeks to rebuild public trust

Boeing says it is working to rebuild trust in its brand, even as it struggles to bring its 737 Max back into service. The planes have been grounded since last March following two fatal crashes. The aircraft giant's reputation has taken a hit and the company failed to book any new orders in January. Al Jazeera's Florence Looi reports from the Singapore