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No plans but open to it: Boeing on renaming the grounded 737 Max jetliner

US President Donald Trump urged Boeing on April 15 to "Rebrand" its 737 MAX jetliner following two fatal crashes

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Boeing Co said on Monday it had no plans to change the name of the 737 MAX after news reports that it would be prepared to do so to improve its future marketing. "Our immediate focus is the safe return of the MAX to service and re-earning the trust of airlines and the travelling public," a spokesman said in an emailed statement. "We remain open-minded to all input from customers and other stakeholders, but have no plans at this time to change the name of the 737 MAX." Bloomberg News earlier quoted Chief Financial Officer Greg Smith as saying that if Boeing ...

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First Published: Tue, June 18 2019. 07:52 IST