Europe and Canada Just Signaled They Don't Trust the FAA's Investigation of the Boeing 737 MAX
Air Canada plans to remove the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule at least through July 1 and suspend some routes
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March 2019 - by BY DAVID KOENIG AND TOM KRISHER / AP for Time.com
The decision by Europe and Canada to break with U.S. air-safety regulators over the safety of the Boeing 737 Max is likely to delay the resumption of flights after two of the jets crashed.
The Europeans and Canadians vow to conduct their own reviews of Boeing's changes to a key flight-control system, not to simply take the Federal Aviation Administration's word that the alterations are safe.
Those reviews scramble an ambitious schedule set by Boeing and could undercut the FAA's reputation around the world.
The Justice Department is investigating the FAA's oversight of Boeing, and a federal grand jury issued a subpoena to someone involved in the plane's development.
Air Canada plans to remove the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule at least through July 1 and suspend some routes...