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Boeing’s 737 MAX resumes commercial flights in Brazil

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Xinhua | A Boeing 737 MAX passenger plane restarted commercial flights in Brazil on Wednesday, the first of its kind worldwide after the Boeing plane of this model was grounded for over 20 months due to two deadly crashes, media reports said. The flight, operated …

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Boeing 737 Max resumes flights in U.S. after 20-month grounding

Houston, US | Xinhua | The Boeing 737 Max completed its first public flight Wednesday after being grounded for 20 months following two fatal crashes last year. With a group of journalists on board, the 45-minute flight from Dallas, Texas, to Tulsa, Oklahoma was the latest effort of American Airlines, one …

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Boeing gets FAA approval to resume 737 MAX operations

San Francisco, US | Xinhua | The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday rescinded the order that halted commercial operations of Boeing 737 MAX. The move will allow airlines that are under the FAA’s jurisdiction, including those in the United States, to take the steps necessary to resume service and …

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Boeing 737 MAX flight control system key factor in Lion Air crash

Jakarta, Indonesia | AFP | Mechanical and design problems with a Boeing 737 MAX flight control system were key factors in the crash of a Lion Air jet last year, Indonesian investigators told victims’ families in a briefing on their findings Wednesday. But some grieving relatives expressed anger that investigators were …

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Aviation experts blast FAA over 737 MAX redesign approval: report

Washington, United States | AFP | US aviation regulators came in for heavy criticism on Friday over lapses in certifying the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, which has been grounded following two crashes that killed 346 people. The report, authored by a team of international aviation regulators, said the US Federal Aviation …

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Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim in US

London, United Kingdom | AFP | A US politician who blamed pilot error for contributing to the deadly crash of a Boeing 737 Max flown by Ethiopian Airlines was “seriously misinformed”, the carrier’s boss has said. Republican Sam Graves told a House of Representatives hearing last month that “facts” in investigations …

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