American Airlines issues an update on the Boeing 737 MAX

American Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 N326RP (msn 44456) FLL (Andy Cripps). Image: 945359.

American Airlines has issued this update:

Cancellations extended through September 3, 2019.

American Airlines remains confident that impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing in coordination with our union partners, will lead to recertification of the aircraft soon. We have been in continuous contact with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT), National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and other regulatory authorities, and we are pleased with the progress to date.

In April, American extended cancellations for the MAX through Aug. 19. We are now extending those cancellations through September 3. By extending the cancellations, our customers and team members can more reliably plan their upcoming travel on American. In total, approximately 115 flights per day will be canceled through September 3.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): American Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 N326RP (msn 44456) FLL (Andy Cripps). Image: 945359.

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