Europe’s aviation security regulator believes the Boeing 737 MAX is secure after a prolonged security evaluation and expects to clear the plane for business flights in January, its prime official stated in remarks broadcast on Saturday.
On Wednesday, the US Federal Aviation Administration lifted a 20-month-old grounding order imposed after two deadly crashes that triggered cockpit design adjustments. U.S. business flights are on account of resume in late December.
“We wished to hold out a completely impartial evaluation of the security of this plane, so we carried out our personal checks and flight exams,” Patrick Ky, government director of the European Union Aviation Security Company (EASA), informed the Paris Air Discussion board.
“All these research inform us that the 737 MAX can return to service. We have now began to place in place all of the measures,” he stated. “It’s probably that in our case we’ll undertake the choices permitting it to return to service a while in January.”
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