The FAA has shown reluctance to take tough action against a major American manufacturer. Photo: Getty Images/AFP)

China taking lead to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 signals challenge to US authority in worldwide civil aviation

  • Ethiopia, Indonesia, Singapore and European Union followed suit, among others, despite US Federal Aviation Administration backing jet’s airworthiness
  • Move puts pressure on US officials to explain their reasoning and future plans
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The FAA has shown reluctance to take tough action against a major American manufacturer. Photo: Getty Images/AFP)
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