A WestJet 737 MAX 8 (Photo: Chuyi Chuang)

Canada to Test Fly the 737 MAX Before Granting Approvals

Transport Canada announced this week it plans to conduct test flights of the 737 MAX prior to its return to service in Canadian skies.  According to a report by Reuters, Transport Canada, the Canadian ministry tasked with overseeing all aspects of transportation in the country, will be the first non-U.S. government agency to conduct its own independent test flights. The flights are reportedly planned to occur next week and are expected to be conducted in the Washington State area, according…