The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today affirmed the Boeing 737 MAX airworthiness by issuing a CANIC, a Continued Airworthiness Notificiation to the International Community for the operators of the 737 MAX aircraft.
“An FAA team is on-site with the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) in its investigation of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. We are collecting data and keeping in contact with international civil aviation authorities as information becomes available,” the FAA wrote in a statement. “We continuously assess and oversee the safety performance of U.S. commercial aircraft. If we identify an issue that affects safety, we will take immediate and appropriate action.“