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Boeing 737 MAX

On this episode of the Australian Aviation podcast, host Phil Tarrant and senior writer Adam Thorn delve into the continued impact of COVID-19 on every facet of the Australian aviation space.


The coronavirus pandemic is undoubtedly having a substantial impact on the aviation sector, with staff and passenger safety, employment and share prices all areas of significant concern moving forward. Australian airlines have already scaled back their services and according to industry experts, this is likely to continue.


American Airlines says it expects to resume flying its fleet of currently grounded Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from January 16 2020.


SilkAir has delivered one of its six Boeing 737 MAX 8s to Alice Springs for storage as the global grounding of the type stretches into a seventh month. The 737 MAX 8 9V-MBA landed at Alice Springs a little after 1030 local time on Monday following its near six-hour journey from Singapore as MI 8880,


Boeing 737 MAX operators in the United States have extended the period they expect the aircraft to remain grounded in their schedules.


About 3,000 pilots from 12 airlines have joined a class action seeking compensation following grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX.

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