Boeing’s 737 MAX Prepares For Long Haul To Recovery
Jet's return to skies begins to close dire chapter and reignites competition in hottest segment of aviation market
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Gol, the Brazilian airline, told the Financial Times that "a very important milestone" had been passed, as it became the first airline to resume commercial 737 MAX flights on Wednesday.
Ryanair chief executive Michael O'Leary is fond of superlatives, so there was no shortage of them when he placed a US$7 billion order for 75 of Boeing's 737 MAX aircraft last week.
"This is not just a safe aircraft . . . It is the safest, most audited, most regulated aircraft that has ever been delivered in the history of civil aviation," he declared, as he signed the biggest firm order for the ill-starred passenger jet since it was grounded after two fatal crashes 20 months ago.
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