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FAA says there is no deadline to put Boeing 737 Max back in air

Christian Fernsby |
The FAA is following a thorough process, not a prescribed timeline, for returning the Boeing 737 Max to passenger service.

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"The FAA will lift the aircraft’s prohibition order when we deem it is safe to do so.

"We continue to evaluate Boeing’s software modification to the MCAS and we are still developing necessary training requirements.

"We also are responding to recommendations received from the Technical Advisory Board (TAB).

"The TAB is an independent review panel we have asked to review our work regarding 737 Max return to service.

"On the most recent issue, the FAA’s process is designed to discover and highlight potential risks.

"The FAA recently found a potential risk that Boeing must mitigate."

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