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American Airlines is prepared to further delay returning the Boeing 737 Max to its schedule as regulators review the manufacturer’s safety updates before they allow the planes to fly again, a process that depends on political factors, the airline’s CEO, Doug Parker, told employees.

Boeing shares climbed on Tuesday after the manufacturer of the 737 Max jets said British Airways’ parent company placed the first order for the beleaguered planes since their grounding in mid-March.

Southwest Airlines on Thursday joined its rival American in removing the still-grounded Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through the start of September the latest sign that the the disruptions from the controversial aircraft are hitting airlines harder than expected.

Boeing CEO says company is working to regain public trust following deadly 737 Max crashes

Southwest Airlines won’t charge uneasy passengers to change flights to avoid traveling on the Boeing 737 Max if and when regulators allow the jet to take to the skies again, the airline’s chief marketing officer said Thursday.

U.S. aviation officials believe a bird strike may have led to the deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max in March, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Boeing said Thursday has completed a software update for its 737 Max planes, a key step in getting the aircraft flying again after aviation authorities grounded the jets around the world following two fatal crashes.

Airlines prepare to cancel more flights as the grounding of the Boeing 737 Max enters its second week.

UK aviation regulators joined airlines and aviation regulators around the world in grounding Boeing 737 MAX jets following the second deadly crash of one of the popular planes in less than five months.

U.S. airlines tried to assure nervous travelers that their Boeing 737 MAX planes are safe after one flown by Ethiopian Airlines crashed.

The airline sued its mechanics’ union last week, alleging it was encouraging workers to write up minor issues to ground planes.