About 40% of Boeing 737 MAX fleet now grounded-but not by FAA - China also has the largest backlog of the MAX...
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March 12, 2019 - by Scott Hamilton for Leeham News
About 40% of the world's in-service Boeing 737 MAX fleet were grounded by the end of yesterday, Seattle time, after more governments and airlines banned operations.
Singapore was the latest to ban MAX operations from its air space.
The US Federal Aviation Administration said yesterday there isn't enough information yet from the Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday to conclude a grounding order is necessary.
But it added that it will issue an order for a mandatory action...