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USU.S. FAA will not order immediate grounding of Boeing 737 MAX

00:35  13 march  2019
00:35  13 march  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Boeing will keep building new 737 Max planes as it scrambles to get them back in the air

Boeing will keep building new 737 Max planes as it scrambles to get them back in the air As Boeing works to restore its troubled 737 Max fleet to service, it will continue building the planes. The 737 Max is the company's bestselling jet and remains in huge demand, despite two recent fatal crashes. Boeing announced its decision late Thursday. The planes were grounded for an indefinite period globally this week in the wake of the incidents — a crash in October by Lion Air in Indonesia, and a crash Sunday involving Ethiopian Airlines.

The Federal Aviation Administration declined to order the grounding of the 737 Max 8. There are currently 74 jets of that model registered to fly in the US , according to FAA records. If we identify an issue that affects safety, the FAA will take immediate and appropriate action. Boeing referred to that

The U . S . Federal Aviation Administration said it expects Boeing will soon complete improvements to an automated anti-stall system suspected of contributing to the Australia has announced a temporary ban on flights by Boeing 737 Max aircraft, although none of its airlines currently operate them.

U.S. FAA will not order immediate grounding of Boeing 737 MAX © AP Photo/Elaine Thompson WASHINGTON, March 12 (Reuters) - The Federal Aviation Administration said on Tuesday it will not ground the Boeing 737 MAX that has been involved in two fatal crashes since October despite a growing number of countries ordering the planes to stop flying.

Acting FAA Administrator Dan Elwell said its "review shows no systemic performance issues and provides no basis to order grounding the aircraft." He added that no foreign civil aviation authorities have "provided data to us that would warrant action."

He added if any safety issues are identified during the ongoing "urgent review" of Sunday's Ethiopian Airlines crash it will "take immediate and appropriate action." (Reporting by David Shepardson; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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