Boeing Co confirmed late on Monday it’ll deploy a software program improve to the 737 MAX eight, just a few hours after the Federal Aviation Administration mentioned it will mandate “design adjustments” within the plane by April.
Boeing didn’t reference Sunday’s Ethiopian Airways crash in connection to the software program improve.
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The assertion did specific the corporate’s condolences to the family of the 157 individuals who died, nevertheless.
The corporate mentioned within the aftermath of October’s Lion Air Flight crash it has for a number of months “been growing a flight management software program enhancement for the 737 MAX, designed to make an already secure plane even safer.”
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The software program improve “will probably be deployed throughout the 737 MAX fleet within the coming weeks,” it mentioned.