Boeing says returning the 737 MAX safely to service is its first priority and with extra resources being channeled into this effort hinted for the first time this may impact the outline schedule for launching its next proposed airliner project, the new midsize airplane (NMA). Until the 737 MAX crisis struck, when the aircraft was grounded in March, Boeing’s expected plan was to marshal board approval for official authority to offer (ATO) NMA to airlines by mid-year and, assuming ...

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