American Airlines Group has extended the cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights through Jan. 15, said the AA group on Wednesday.
American Airlines group said “MAX expected to return to service Jan. 16, 2020.”
“American Airlines anticipates that the impending software updates to the Boeing 737 MAX will lead to recertification of the aircraft later this year and resumption of commercial service in January 2020. We are in continuous contact with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and Department of Transportation (DOT).” said the airline in a statement.
American Airlines, the largest U.S. airline, is extending cancellations of 140 flights per day scheduled on MAX through Dec. 3.
Fort Worth, Texas-based Airline, with 24 MAX jets at the time of the grounding and dozens more on order, said that it expects to resume about 20 MAX flights a day in mid-January and plans to slowly return the MAX into commercial service throughout January and into February.