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FAA Aims for Detente at Summit on Boeing 737 Max’s Future

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Boeing 737 Max jets parked on a lot near the Boeing Field.
Boeing 737 Max jets parked on a lot near the Boeing Field.Photographer: David Ryder/Getty Images

With a crucial summit for the Boeing Co. 737 Max looming this week, regulators are downplaying the threat of a rupture to a decades-old working relationship between U.S. and European aviation authorities.

On the eve of a gathering of about 50 airworthiness experts in Montreal, the top European regulator, Patrick Ky, suggested that the Max could return to the air in the U.S. and Europe at almost the same time.