Grounded Boeing 737 Max airplanes are parked in a lot normally used for cars near Boeing Field, in Seattle in August. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Grounded Boeing 737 Max airplanes are parked in a lot normally used for cars near Boeing Field, in Seattle in August. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

FAA, not Boeing, will handle approvals for new 737 Max jets

The agency said it will retain all authority to issue safety certificates for newly manufactured planes.

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