The government’s grounding of all Boeing 737 Max jets is a reminder that the US still doesn’t have a leader for its top air safety agency

The government’s grounding of all Boeing 737 Max jets is a reminder that the US still doesn’t have a leader for its top air safety agency

14th March 20190Byadmin

Of the 144 executive branch positions that have yet to receive a nominee from President Donald Trump, one was front and center this week.

On Tuesday, the United States found itself alone in allowing the Boeing 737 Max 8, a plane now involved in two deadly crashes in five months, to continue to fly in its airspace. It was President Trump who made the declaration that the US would also ground the plane.

Amid all the news surrounding air travel this week following the Ethiopian Airlines disaster, the country still has no administrator for its top air safety agency, the Federal Aviation Administration.

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