Boeing set to deliver first 737 Max since plane’s grounding

The delivery was confirmed to CNN Business by two people familiar the with plans, who spoke on condition they not be identified publicly. It’s an important milestone for Boeing, yet it’s only the first step in a long path to deliver planes and restore much-needed cash flow.

The company has said it expects to deliver only half of those 450 planes by the end of 2021. While most of the remaining deliveries will be completed in 2022, some will not be cleared until the following year.

Meanwhile, Boeing (BA) is scrambling to find new buyers for some of