American Airlines and United Airlines removed Boeing Co.’s grounded 737 Max from their schedules into December, while other carriers are giving up on getting the narrow-body back in time for the Christmas and New Year holidays.
The software — plagued by issues that could keep the planes grounded months longer after U.S. regulators have revealed a new flaw — was developed at a time Boeing was laying off experienced engineers and pressing suppliers to cut costs.
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