Boeing 737 Max 8 planes will be back in the air 'very soon,' its CEO says

Boeing 737 MAX planes.
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You could be onboard one of Boeing's most notorious planes by the end of the year.

The aircraft manufacturer has started the process to regain Federal Aviation Administration certification for its 737 Max 8 jets, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg told CNBC on Monday. Boeing recently issued a software update for the aircraft's flawed anti-stall system, and now Muilenburg says it should be back in use for commercial airlines by the end of the year.

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