The Belgian Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) issued a NOtice To AirMen (NOTAM) addressing the current problems with the airworthiness of the Boeing 737 MAX. In the NOTAM, the BCAA prohibits the commercial operation of the Boeing 737-8 MAX and the Boeing 737-9 MAX aircraft type until the end of this year (30 December 2019). Exceptionally, a non-commercial ferry flight is allowed.
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Text:BOEING 737-8 MAX AND BOEING 737-9 MAX PROHIBITED IN BELGIAN AIRSPACE EXC NON COMMERCIAL FERRY FLT. REF THE CIVIL AVIATION AUTHORITY IN EXERCISE OF ITS POWERS IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGULATION (EU) 2018/1139 ARTICLE 70
Not exactly a surprise as yesterday, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) discovered another potential risk on the Boeing 737 MAX model. As a result of this new flight-control problem flagged by the FAA, the Boeing 737 MAX fleet is expected to stay grounded until late 2019.
The aircraft type has now been grounded for more than 100 days. There are still 185 days between 28 June and 30 December …
- TUI fly Belgium has four 737 MAX’s in its fleet, all four are grounded on a taxiway across runway 01/19
- Turkish Airlines removed all Boeing 737 MAX flights from its schedule listing effective 27 October 2019
- Southwest Airlines has extended Boeing 737 MAX cancellations through 1 October
- Forum topic: Boeing 737 (MAX) news