Boeing CEO testifies before US Congress to address Boeing 737 MAX, aviation safety

Boeing [NYSE: BA] has announced its president and CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, has testified before the US Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation, regarding aviation safety and the 737 MAX airplane, the company said.

Muilenburg was joined by Boeing Commercial Airplanes VP and chief engineer John Hamilton. Muilenburg and Hamilton also appeared before the US House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure on October 30 to discuss the design and development of the 737 MAX.

Muilenburg first and foremost expressed his deepest sympathies to the families and loved ones of those who were lost in the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accidents.

Boeing has made improvements to the 737 MAX flight control software.

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