According to sources who spoke to Washington State television station King 5 News, the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) will lift the 20 month-long ban on the Boeing 737 MAX today. The MAX was grounded on the 13th of March 2019 after 2 crashes that killed a total of 346 people. Another person briefed on the plans for the aircraft’s re-entry into service has said that the FAA has begun notifying the aviation industry of its schedule. This person wasn’t willing to be identified or to speak about the subject publically. 18th of November 2020.