American Airlines cancels Max flights through mid-August

Boeing 737 Max aircraft lands at the Southern California Logistics Airport in the high desert town of Victorville Calif

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 Max cancellations through August

And Southwest Airlines, the other US airline that has 737 Max 8 jets, also has canceled flights involving the aircraft through August. But now it seems the planes will not return to service until August 19, 2019, Reuters reports, also providing an estimation that approximately 1.5% of the carrier's daily summer schedule or 115 flights per day would be cut.

The move is to "provide confidence" to customers during the peak summer travel season, the airline said in a letter. The 737 Max aircraft has been... The first crash occurred through the Lion Air Flight 610 on October 29, and the second happened via an Ethiopian Airlines Flight on March 10. American's fleet includes 24 Max jets and the airline had previously planned to cancel flights through early June.

American Airlines said Sunday that it would extend flight cancellations for Boeing 737 Max aircraft by four months while it waits for Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration to fix and recertify the planes' flight-control systems, which have been implicated in two deadly plane crashes in recent months.

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Trump issued the tweet as Boeing tries to restore trust in its fastest-selling jet, the main source of profits and cash at the Chicago-based planemaker which has won some 5,000 orders or around seven years of production for the aircraft. In the previous weeks, Boeing pilots have flown 96 test flights, totalling 160 hours with the new software and will operate more flights in the coming weeks to prove that the software fix works.

That also means some flights that were not scheduled to take place on a Max plane may be cancelled because the airline aims to affect the smallest number of customers. The airline had originally canceled flights with MAX aircraft through April 20th.

"This has without a doubt damaged Boeing's reputation and we foresee a dent to the (Boeing) brand's value at over $12 billion", Chief Executive David Haigh said by email when asked about Trump's comments.

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