Regardless of when aviation regulatory authorities around the world lift their groundings of the Boeing 737 MAX, it looks increasingly likely that the new narrowbody will not re-enter most airline schedules until well into the northern hemisphere summer. By mid-April, FAA indicated it could be ready to approve the MAX’s return to operations by late May or early June, but none of the US operators—American Airlines, Southwest Airlines and United Airlines—will fly the MAX ...

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