The operational impact of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding could carry into 2021 as airlines face the challenge of reintroducing a dormant fleet back into service, the CEO of SMBC Aviation Capital said. Peter Barrett drew a clear distinction between the regulatory approvals required to get the MAX flying again versus airlines actually resuming MAX operations after such a prolonged grounding. The process is “not simple,” he told ATW in an interview. “Our hope is that the ...

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