According to incomplete statistics from foreign media, at least 43 countries (regions) have completely grounded 737 MAX 8. In addition, one or more airlines in eight countries (regions) have suspended 737 MAX 8 operations.
On March 12, local time,The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has also issued a flight suspension directive for Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, suspending all flights using Boeing 737 MAX 8 and 737 MAX 9 aircraft in Europe.
In addition, the European Aviation Safety Agency has suspended all commercial flights operated by third-country operators aboard the above-mentioned banned aircraft from entering and leaving European airspace.
At present,The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) still maintains the "sustainability" judgment of 737 MAX 8.。
Boeing's latest statement said: "Safety is Boeing's top priority. We are confident in the safety of 737 MAX.。 We understand that regulators and customers have made decisions that they think are best suited to their local markets. We will continue to communicate with them to ensure that they have the information they need to be confident in operating the fleet. The Federal Aviation Administration did not force any further action at this time, and according to the information available, we have no basis for issuing new guidelines to operators.