An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 lands at LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning on a flight from Miami to New York City. Photo: AFP

Breaking with China, US declares Boeing 737 MAX 8 airworthy in wake of Ethiopia disaster

  • The Federal Aviation Administration announcement signals that US regulators have no immediate intention of grounding the aircraft
  • But more than 100 of Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes have been grounded outside the US, about one-third of the global fleet
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An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 lands at LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning on a flight from Miami to New York City. Photo: AFP
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An Air China Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Zhoushan. China operates the world’s largest contingent of the aircraft. Photo: AP

European Union grounds Boeing 737 MAX, as a growing cascade of nations follows China’s lead after deadly crashes

  • In addition to the EU, regulators and airlines in 23 countries have now halted flights by Boeing’s 737 MAX
  • The crisis of confidence was triggered when a brand new Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX crashed on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board
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An Air China Boeing 737 MAX 8 in Zhoushan. China operates the world’s largest contingent of the aircraft. Photo: AP
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