India won't take deliveries of Boeing 737 MAX until safety concerns cleared
Wednesday, 13 March 2019 MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Indian government has decided to bar Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from flying in Indian skies and will not take any deliveries of the narrowbody jet until safety concerns are cleared, an official from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said. Boeing Co's 737 MAX aircraft would not be allowed to enter or transit Indian airspace after 1030 GMT on Wednesday, the ministry of civil aviation said, following the fatal crash of a plane of the same type in Ethiopia on Sunday.
FILE PHOTO: A Jet Airways Boeing 737-800 passenger plane moves on the runway as a man walks past at an airport in New Delhi, India, August 27, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (Reuters) - India is grounding U.S. planemaker Boeing Co’s (BA.N) 737 MAX aircraft immediately, the ministry of civil aviation...
According to Reuters, the Federal Aviation Administration met on Friday with representatives from the three major U.S. airlines that own a now grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets, to discuss two fatal crashes..