SMBC Aviation Capital CEO Peter Barrett believes the operational impact of the Boeing 737 MAX grounding could last into 2021, as airlines face the challenges of reintroducing a dormant fleet. Barrett drew a clear distinction between the regulatory approvals required to get the MAX flying again versus airlines actually resuming MAX operations after such a prolonged grounding. The process is “not simple,” he told Aviation Daily in an interview. “Our hope is that the ...


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