U.S. LAWMAKERS SAY BOEING 737 MAX 8 GROUNDED FOR AT LEAST 'WEEKS'

AN FAA SPOKESMAN CONFIRMED THURSDAY THAT THE FAA WILL NOT UNGROUND THE AIRPLANES UNTIL THE SOFTWARE PATCH IS APPROVED AND INSTALLED.

U.S. LAWMAKERS SAY BOEING 737 MAX 8 GROUNDED FOR AT LEAST 'WEEKS'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers said after a briefing with the acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday that Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 9 planes will remain grounded for “weeks” at a minimum, until...

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