"Given the crew’s experience, error probability is minimal," the vice president of operations for the airline said.
The botched mission means that ISS astronauts will get fewer Christmas presents this year.
The company has told the FAA that some of its jets may have faulty wing parts.
Audio from a November meeting revealed American Airlines pilots confronting Boeing executives over a lack of aggressive action to fix the planes.
Only 20% of 737 Max planes were equipped with a key sensor that could have warned pilots.
Investigators believe the same system malfunctioned in the Lion Air crash last October
The plane manufacturer reportedly may have bungled its own safety assessment during the certification process
The EU and many other countries had grounded the aircraft Tuesday after the second crash in six months.
The company says it has been working on an update to the system implicated in a deadly 2018 crash.
After smoking a blunt on the Joe Rogan Experience in September, NASA officials ordered a safety review of SpaceX and Boeing.