New evidence prompted Boeing 737 MAX grounding in US

Daily Newsletter | March 14, 2019
Following the lead of Asia, Europe, and hours after Canada, the United States grounded Boeing 737 MAX planes, recently involved in two fatal crashes. Meanwhile, the investigation into Ethiopian Airlines crash that prompted massive 737 MAX groundings is moving forward, as the French BEA takes over the analysis of the flight recorders from the downed jet. The ban from the U.S. airspace was announced by President of the United States Donald Trump.
Lufthansa Group decided to update its long haul fleet with as much as 40 new Boeing Dreamliners and Airbus A350 XWBs. The order is to be split in two equal parts between Boeing 787-9s and Airbus A350-900s that are to “primarily” replace current “four engine aircraft”. Speaking of which, the Group is also removing A380s from its fleet, selling some back to the manufacturer.
After less than one year of operations, Ryanair Sun is already rebranding. Ryanair Group standalone business, operating on a Polish air operator’s certificate, is to be rebranded as Buzz in autumn 2019. The company announced the news on March 14, 2019.
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