How Boeing's 737 Max Is Causing Turbulence in the Industry
Two crashes and the global grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX commercial airliner led to extensive disruption in the international aerospace industry. WSJ's Robert Wall explains the continuing effects of the plane's grounding. Photo: Getty Images
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CNBC.com's MacKenzie Sigalos brings you the day's top business news headlines. On today's show, CNBC's Phil LeBeau gets a seat on the very first 737 Max commercial flight in nearly two years, after fatal crashes led to a worldwide grounding. Plus, CNBC's Contessa Brewer breaks down the rising demand, but falling capacity at ski resorts this winter.
00:00 -- Intro
0:33 -- Stocks close lower after hitting record highs in the morning
1:33 -- Boeing 737 Max planes resume passenger service after nearly two-year groudning
4:48 -- CNBC Soundcheck
6:43 -- Hitting the slopes at ski resorts
9:54 -- Numbers round The Boeing 737 Max was grounded for 20 months following two crashes that killed 346 people. Now, after design changes, the aircraft is returning to service. American Airlines invited the media along for a test flight on Dec. 2. After leaving the Dallas/Ft. Worth airport, the flight winged its way up to Tulsa, Okla., where American has its primary maintenance base. Here, the airline is getting its 737 Max fleet ready for service. Members of the public haven't flown on the plane since it was grounded in March 2019. After two deadly crashes that killed 346 people and a worldwide grounding that lasted almost two years, the FAA is giving the Boeing 737 Max jets the green light to fly again. However, many are worried that the changes to the plane are not enough. Can the U.S. trust the revisions made to the jet and the software updates to the MCAS system? Kirk Herbstreit joins SportsCenter to discuss Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban having to miss the upcoming game against the Auburn Tigers in the Iron Bowl after testing positive for COVID-19 and shares how Saban's absence could impact the game.