EU Makes These 3 Demands On Boeing 737 Max As Top Airline Backs Plane - Airlines/IATA Meeting In Montreal May 23
The International Air Transport Association, a trade group, invited airlines that have Boeing 737 Max jets in their fleets or on order to a meeting in Montreal, Canada
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May 22- 2019 - by GILLIAN RICH for investors.com
European regulators made strict demands on the Boeing 737 Max as the FAA meets with other aviation authorities Thursday to discuss when the Boeing (BA) plane can re-enter service. American Airlines (AAL) backed the 737 Max as carrier hold a separate meeting today.
Boeing 737 Max software updates and new pilot training requirements are expected to be discussed during the FAA meeting in Fort Worth, Texas.
But according to the Financial Times, the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) told the aerospace giant and the FAA it has three conditions before allowing the Boeing 737 Max to fly again:
- EASA must approve and mandate any design changes by Boeing
- EASA must complete an additional independent design review
- 737 Max flight crews must be "adequately trained"
Airlines Meet In Montreal
The International Air Transport Association, a trade group, invited airlines that have Boeing 737 Max jets in their fleets or on order to a meeting in Montreal, Canada, Thursday.
American Airlines Chairman and CEO Doug Parker told NBC News that the carrier is committed to flying the planes again once they get the FAA's OK.
Meanwhile, China's top three carriers and Turkish Airlines are among the Boeing 737 Max customers seeking compensation over the plane's grounding...