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Boeing 737 Max grounding threatens US peak travel season


US airlines face trouble meeting demand in the crucial summer travel season as their fleets of Boeing 737 Max jets stay grounded. And Washington is reportedly backing down from a key demand as it closes in on a trade deal with Beijing, and Brexit uncertainty hits the EU Parliament gift shop.

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