Air Canada drops 737 MAX from flight schedule until February 14

This post was originally published on this site

(Reuters) – Air Canada (TO:) said on Wednesday it had removed Boeing Co’s (N:) 737 MAX planes from flight schedules until Feb. 14, citing uncertainty around the aircraft’s return to service.

Air Canada, which has 24 737 MAX aircraft in its fleet, is the first North American airline to extend the cancellation till February, as the grounding drags on longer than expected.

The 737 MAX has been grounded worldwide since mid-March following two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia that killed 346 people.

United Airlines (O:) last week said it was extending cancellations of 737 MAX flights until Jan. 6, as regulators continue to extensively review Boeing’s proposed software changes to the grounded plane.

Among other U.S. airlines that operate the MAX, Southwest Airlines Co (N:) has canceled flights through Jan. 5 and American Airlines Group Inc (O:) until Jan. 15.

Disclaimer: Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex prices are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual market price, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Therefore Fusion Media doesn`t bear any responsibility for any trading losses you might incur as a result of using this data.

Fusion Media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of reliance on the information including data, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be fully informed regarding the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest investment forms possible.