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UAE bans operation of Boeing 737 Max after Ethiopian Airways plane crash

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Filed on March 13, 2019 | Last updated on March 13, 2019 at 07.36 am
UAE bans operation of Boeing 737 Max after Ethiopian Airways plane crash

(Source: Boeing)

The ban is a precautionary measure aimed at protecting public safety in the air and on the ground.


Following the Ethiopian Airways crash involving a Boeing 737-8 MAX, the UAE General Civil Aviation Authority issued a Safety Decision banning the operation of all Boeing 737 MAX models in the UAE airspace with effect from March 13, 2019, 00:01 UTC Time until further notice.

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The ban is a precautionary measure aimed at protecting public safety in the air and on the ground.

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The GCAA will continue monitoring and re-assessing the situation as more information is obtained about the accident.

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