Up close of a stored SpiceJet 737 MAX at Paine Field following the global grounding of the aircraft earlier this year. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Opinion: I’ll Still Fly the MAX, But It Was Time For A Change

To put it plainly, this year has been one to forget for Boeing. It wasn't even nine months ago that Ethiopian Airways flight 302 from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Nairobi, Kenya tragically fell out of the sky, killing all 157 aboard in what has seemed to become the beginning of the end for the Boeing 737 MAX. Since then, over the course of less than a year — an almost hilariously mismanaged one — nothing has seemed to go the…