June 10, 2019

Chairs DeFazio, Larsen Announce Aviation Subcommittee Hearing on “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives”

Washington, DC- Today, Chair of the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Chair of the Subcommittee on Aviation Rick Larsen (D-WA) announced the Subcommittee will hold a hearing titled “Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives.”

The hearing is intended to gather views and perspectives from aviation stakeholders regarding the Lion Air Flight 610 and Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accidents, the resulting international grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, and actions needed to ensure the safety of the aircraft before returning them to service. The Subcommittee will hear testimony from:

Sharon Pinkerton, Airlines for America

Dan Carey, Allied Pilots Association

Sara Nelson, Association of Flight Attendants-CWA

The Honorable Randy Babbitt, Former Administrator, Federal Aviation Administration

Captain Chesley “Sully” Sullenberger

More information about the hearing, including testimony, additional background information, and live webcast, can be found here once available.



“Status of the Boeing 737 MAX: Stakeholder Perspectives”


Wednesday, June 19, 2019

10:00 a.m.

2167 Rayburn House Office Building