A Boeing 737 MAX jet lands at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington after a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) test flight on June 29, 2020.
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The European Aviation Authority has declared Boeing's 737 Max aircraft safe to fly after it fell on the ground in March 2019 after two accidents in which 346 people died.
Patrick Ky, executive director of the European Union Aviation Safety Agency, told Bloomberg on Friday that he was satisfied with the changes Boeing made to the plane, adding that the plane could return to the region's skies before the end of 2020 .
The announcement comes even though Boeing does not yet have to perform a software upgrade requested by its agency. It could take two years to finish.
After more than half a year without orders, Boeing announced that it had sold two 737 Max aircraft to Polish charter airline Enter Air in August.
Boeing and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency did not immediately respond to a CNBC request for comment.
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