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American Airlines extends cancellations for 737 Max

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American Airlines extended cancellations for Boeing 737 Max aircraft.

The airline will not fly the jets through Aug. 19. The planes have been grounded since mid-March after they were responsible for two deadly crashes.

“We remain confident that the impending software updates, along with the new training elements Boeing is developing for the Max, will lead to recertification of the aircraft soon,” American CEO Doug Parker and President Robert Isom wrote in a letter to employees Sunday.

Meanwhile, Southwest Airlines removed the Max from its schedule through Aug. 5, and United canceled flights through June 5.

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