Europe’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) issued a ban on flights of Boeing’s 737-8 and 737-9 Max planes on 12 March after an Ethiopian Air flight crashed on 10 March, killing all 157 of the passengers onboard.

National regulators in China, Germany, France, the UK, Ireland, Australia, Singapore, and Malaysia have grounded their Boeing’s 737 Max fleets in the wake of the crash, which came only five months after another deadly incident that

The fatal crash was the second in less than five months involving Boeing’s newest version of the 737 after a Lion Air Max 8 jet went down Oct. 29 over the Java Sea, killing all 189 people on board.

In Europe, Norwegian Air is the most deeply affected of the national flag carriers as it has one of the biggest fleets of 737-8 planes.

 

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