Boeing order drought compounds 737 MAX woes

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations to September

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations to September

Grounded WestJet Boeing 737 Max aircraft are shown at the airline's facilities in Calgary on May 7.

"We would like to sincerely apologise for the inconvenience caused", the airline said.

"Ethiopian Airlines has four grounded B737-Max-800 aircraft with an order for 27 more which will be determined after the adjustment by Boeing", Hailu said.

Cork Airport managing director Niall MacCarthy said he regretted the grounding of Norwegian's aircraft.

On Tuesday, the 11th of June 2019, the world's No. 1 low-priced aircraft carrier maker, US-based Boeing Co. said that its deliveries had faltered by 56 percent on May on a year-on-year basis, while its best-selling Max 737 remained grounded following a fatal air crash on March 10th.

American Airlines has said the economic impact of the grounded MAX would be about $350 million between its worldwide grounding in mid-March and August 19, when the airline had initially envisioned flying its 24 MAX jets again.

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"Boeing is now providing additional information to address Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requests that include detail on how pilots interact with the airplane controls and displays in different flight scenarios", the representative said.

By removing the 737 Max from its schedules, the airline intends to be able to provide customers with less last-minute flight cancellations and unexpected disruptions during the busy summer travel months.

On the other hand the American airline American Arlines announced on Tuesday that it canceled as a precaution all its flights with the Boeing 737 MAX until September 3, making it clear that the ban would not be lifted soon.

Once the FAA approves the MAX for flight, Southwest has said it would take about 30 days to get the jets up and running again.

Hailu said the airline will only fly the aircraft after it had been certified and flown by American and European airlines, adding that Boeing would have to also train its pilots on the technicalities of the aircraft.

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