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The 737 Max Is Back

The 737 Max Is Back

August 16th, 2021

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Issue Summary

After two fatal accidents, regulators around the world grounded the Boeing 737 Max for almost two years. When the FAA re-certified the aircraft, most Max operators allowed passengers to book away from the type. Media reports were awash with stories about people swearing they would never fly the aircraft. And now, half a year later? Are people afraid of the Max? Our reporting says no. In fact, most passengers don't know they're on a Max, and if they do, they don't seem to care. And airlines love the aircraft. If that sounds familiar, it is. In the 1970s, passengers swore…

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