FILE PHOTO: Numerous grounded Southwest Airways Boeing 737 MAX eight plane are proven parked at Victorville Airport in Victorville, California, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake/File Picture
The airline had beforehand deliberate to maintain the jet, grounded in March after a second deadly crash in 5 months, off its flying schedule by Sept. 2.
The extension comes after the Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday mentioned it has recognized a brand new potential danger that Boeing Co (BA.N) should tackle on the planes earlier than they will return to service.
Reporting by Ankit Ajmera in Bengaluru; Modifying by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty