Chicago / Fort Worth, Texas – Due to the ongoing ban on the Boeing 737 MAX, the American airline American Airlines will cancel 115 flights a day over the next few months. Airline manager Doug Parker stated on Sunday that this is equivalent to about 1
Meanwhile, Parker expressed his confidence in the machine, which had come on fire after two aviation disasters. He assumes that the Boeing 737 MAX will fly again before August 19. American Airlines has 24 aircraft of this type.
After a crash of a 157-dead Boeing 737 MAX in Ethiopia in March, a global flight ban had been introduced on aircraft of this type. Only in October was such a Boeing crashed outside of the Indonesian island of Java, all 189 imprisoned died. When searching for the cause of both crashes, the MCAS control software is suspected. The aircraft manufacturer Boeing is working on a software update. (APA / AFP)