Australia announces lifting of ban on Boeing 737MAX

The Australian aviation regulator announced on Friday that it will lift the ban on Boeing 737MAX for nearly two years, becoming the first Asia-Pacific country to lift the ban.


The Acting Director of the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Graeme Crawford, said in a statement: “We are confident that this type of aircraft is safe.”

He added that the regulatory agency has accepted the go-around requirements set by the Federal Aviation Administration as a The design standard of the 737 MAX.



Australia does not have an airline operating the 737 MAX aircraft, but before the aircraft was grounded in March 2019 due to two fatal accidents, Fiji Airways and Singapore Airlines operated the aircraft on routes to and from Australia.

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