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Alaska Airlines Boeing 737-800 on final Approach to SeaTac (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

Alaska Airlines Leases 13 New 737-9 MAX Aircraft

In March 2019, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft after two fatal crashes that killed over 300 people. Both crashes occurred after a single anti-stall sensor failed, forcing the aircraft's nose to pitch down and ultimately crash. Now, after nearly two years of design changes, the MAX has been certified to fly again, and airlines are ready to get it back in their fleets, particularly Alaska Airlines. On Monday, the carrier announced that it would…