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American Air CEO Says ‘We Shall See’ How to Get Customers on Max

  • Parker joins United boss in vowing to fly when grounding lifts
  • FAA is hosting global counterparts at Thursday meeting on jet
Doug Parker, chairman and chief executive officer of American Airlines.

Doug Parker, chairman and chief executive officer of American Airlines.

Photographer: Joshua Lott/Bloomberg
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The world’s largest airline is bracing for short-term passenger anxiety about flying on the Boeing Co. 737 Max, which was grounded in March after two deadly crashes in a five-month span.

“There may be some period of time’’ in which customers have misgivings, American Airlines Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Doug Parker said in an interview with NBC, which will be aired in full late Wednesday. “But we’ll work through that.’’