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American Airlines Operates First Boeing 737 Max Flight With Civilian Passengers In Nearly 2 Years

For the first time in nearly two years, civilian passengers are taking flight aboard a Boeing 737 Max plane Wednesday. The demonstration flight operated by American Airlines will travel from Dallas, Texas, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, with members of the media as the first passengers since two fatal crashes grounded the aircraft 20 months ago.

Host Robin Young speaks with Here & Now transportation analyst Seth Kaplan about the flight and how airlines are preparing to ship coronavirus vaccines.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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