34 nations incl all of EU + ~30 carriers ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets flwg 2 crashes. AA, UA & SW cont domestic use. Beware of poss travel impact. See email.
Two Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets have crashed within the last 6 months, with the most recent Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 which crashed on Sunday, claiming 157 lives.
34 countries and nearly 30 airlines have suspended operation of the fuel-efficient long-haul aircraft in the last two days. U.S. and Canadian aviation authorities are still allowing the aircraft to operate in N. America until more information is available from the FAA.
According to the FAA, there are 350 MAX series aircraft in operation worldwide across 59 operators, all of which account for ~8500 flights weekly.
American Airlines, United Airlines and Southwest Airlines use the jet in domestic and international flight operations.
Any who are traveling should be in touch with their airlines to determine aircraft type on their flights, as well as to assess possible impact should the aircraft be grounded in N. America.
The jet is currently grounded in the following countries:
European Union (28 countries)
The jet is currently grounded by the following airlines:
China Southern Airlines
China Eastern Airlines
Royal Air Maroc
MIAT Mongolian Airlines
Norwegian Air Shuttle
LOT Polish Airlines
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