FAA Statement on Backup Power Control Unit Manufacturing Issue

FAA Updates on Boeing 737 MAX4/8/2021

Boeing notified the FAA late Thursday that it is recommending that operators of certain Boeing 737 MAX airplanes temporarily remove them from service to address a manufacturing issue that could affect the operation of a backup power control unit. The FAA is in contact with the airlines and the manufacturer and will ensure the issue is addressed. Passengers should contact their airlines about specific flight cancellations or delays.