Australia bans all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Australia’s aviation safety authority has banned all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from flying to or from the country in the wake of two deadly plane crashes involving the brand new aircraft in the past five months.The Civil Aviation Safety Authority said that it was in the best interests of safety to ground the jets, operated here currently by Fiji Airways into Adelaide, Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne.“This is a temporary suspension while we wait for more information to review the safety risks of continued operations of the Boeing 737 MAX,” said CASA’s chief executive and director of aviation safety, Shane Carmody.Australia’s suspension comes following those of India, China, Mexico, Ethiopia, Brazil and South Africa in resolving to keep their MAX 8 jets in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines tragedy.last_img read more