Boeing 737 Max gets EU approval to resume flights


The Boeing 737 Max has been cleared to fly the skies of the EU and US.


Boeing 737 Max can return to service in Europe, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency said Wednesday. The announcement came less than a month after the planes were approved to take to US skies again. They were grounded in 2019, following two deadly crashes.

The conditions for 737 Max’s return to the air in Europe included software upgrades, electrical working rework, maintenance checks, operations manual updates and crew training. 

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“Let me be quite clear that this journey does not end here,” Patrick Ky, executive director of the EU agency, said in a statement. “Boeing has also committed to work to enhance the aircraft still further in the medium term, in order to reach an even higher level of safety.”


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