This Week’s Featured Links
Muilenburg: Returning Max to service ‘will be an international decision’ – Learmount.com
Boeing held a gathering in Seattle last week for influencers, analysts, and really anyone but media. I was included in the group, but I was at a conference I couldn’t miss. This write-up seems to be the best one I’ve seen yet. It just points to a slow, slow, slow re-entry into service for the MAX. And on that note…
FAA chief says Boeing 737 Max recertification process to stretch into 2020 – CNBC
Did I say slow? Yep. And so did FAA chief Steve Dickson.
One for the Road
Delta still wants Boeing to build a new mid-sized widebody – TPG
Here’s a little potentially-good news for Boeing. Delta still wants a middle-of-the-market airplane. Whether that’s to buy or just to use as a foil to keep Airbus honest remains unclear.