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Smartwings Returns Boeing 737 MAX To Service

By Dave Simpson
Smartwings Returns Boeing 737 MAX To Service

Czech airline group Smartwings has said that it has returned Boeing's 737 MAX 8 to service after a nearly two year absence.

Ban Lifted In Europe

In January, European regulators lifted a 22-month ban on flights of the 737 MAX airplane after a design and pilot training overhaul in the wake of crashes that had killed 346 people.

Number Of MAX Planes In Smartwings Fleet

Smartwings has seven of the planes in its fleet and returned the first to service on a regular flight from Prague to Malaga. It aims to have the other six planes in operation by the summer season, it said.

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