Listen: American Airlines to ground entire fleet of 737 Max jets until mid-August
"American Airlines says it plans to keep its fleet of Boeing seven thirty-seven max jets grounded until mid August at least NPR's Windsor. Johnston reports the decision to follow rather follows two deadly crashes in the past six months the decision to ground. The fleet is expected to result in about one hundred fifteen flight cancellations per day, an estimated one and a half percent of the airline's total daily flights Boeing, which manufacturers the seven thirty seven. Max jets says it's still working on a software fix that will need to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration. In a statement American Airlines says it's confident the impending updates along with new training elements will lead to the recertification if the opium airlines released a preliminary report earlier this month on the crash, that's plain in March. Investigators said the pilots use procedures provided by Boeing, but could not stop the planes repeated"