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American Airlines restarts U.S. commercial Boeing 737 MAX flights By Reuters

American Airlines restarts U.S. commercial Boeing 737 MAX flights By Reuters
American Airlines restarts U.S. commercial Boeing 737 MAX flights

An American Airlines worker sits on an engine cowl of a Boeing 737 Max airplane in a maintenance hanger in Tulsa p By David Shepardson and Tracy Rucinski WASHINGTON/CHICAGO (Reuters) -Boeing's 737 MAX resumed passenger flights in the United States for the first time on Tuesday after a 20-month safety ban was lifted last month.The airline is confident in the safety of the 737 MAX, he added.Between those two airlines, the updated 737 MAX has flown about 250 commercial flights, according to Cirium, the aviation data firm.American Airlines currently has 31 737 MAX aircraft after taking delivery of seven more jets since the FAA lifted its safety ban, including one on Monday and plans to gradually reintroduces the plane to its fleet.

A Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released Monday found that Americans are less familiar with the two fatal 737 MAX crashes, but if made aware of those disasters, more than half say they would probably avoid the aircraft.When the 737 MAX was grounded, U.

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