November 18, According to the Associated Press, the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is expected to approve the Boeing 737 Max passenger plane to go back on the 18th local time. Earlier, this type of passenger plane was grounded worldwide due to two crashes that killed 346 people.
According to reports, US Federal Aviation Administration Director Steve Dixon recently stated that the Federal Aviation Administration is conducting a final evaluation of the 737 Max aircraft to ensure its safe return to the sky.
He said in a statement, “I will lift the no-fly order only after our safety experts believe that the aircraft meets the certification standards.”
According to previous reports, after the US Federal Aviation Administration approves the go-around, Boeing must complete software updates and new pilot training. This process requires at least 30 days before the 737 Max can return to the sky.
In October 2018, Indonesian Lion Air flight JT610 crashed about 12 minutes after takeoff, killing all 189 people on board. Less than half a year later, in March 2019, Ethiopian Airlines flight ET302 crashed about 6 minutes after takeoff, killing all 157 people on board. After two air crashes, Boeing 737 Max series passenger planes were grounded globally.
Allegedly, the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max caused billions of dollars in damages to the company and triggered investigations into Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration, which accused Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration of being involved in the aircraft development process. Problems such as lack of transparency and weak supervision.