China & UK are among the growing number of nations across the globe that have joined Ethiopia in suspending Boeing 737 Max 8
As of Tuesday 1736 (EAT), Malaysia, Norway, Australia, Singapore, several countries in Latin America and more than 20 airlines had grounded the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft over safety concerns.
The 737 Max 8 plane is Boeing’s newest version of a narrow-body aircraft released to the market in 2017. So far, Boeing has supplied 350 such models to airlines across the world and it has over 4,500 pending orders.
Ethiopian airlines grounded the remaining four aircraft belonging to the ill-fated Boeing model as a safety precaution.