An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 lands at Reagan National Airport in Washington shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded. Photo: Reuters

US finally grounds Boeing 737 MAX planes, citing ‘new evidence’ from Ethiopia crash site

  • The FAA said new data suggested similarities between Sunday’s deadly crash of an Ethiopian Airlines 737 MAX and October’s crash of a Lion Air plane
  • The US announcement came hours after Canada grounded its fleet of 737 MAX planes
Topic |   Boeing

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An American Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 lands at Reagan National Airport in Washington shortly after an announcement was made by the FAA that the planes were being grounded. Photo: Reuters
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The Boeing 737 Max has been grounded in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA

Hong Kong bans Boeing 737 MAX from city’s airspace following Ethiopia crash

  • Prohibition will take effect at 6pm on Wednesday and continue until further notice, Civil Aviation Department spokesman says
  • India’s budget carrier Spicejet and Russia’s S7 among the affected airlines
Topic |   Hong Kong aviation

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The Boeing 737 Max has been grounded in Hong Kong. Photo: EPA
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