Egypt bars Boeing 737 MAX jets from its airspace: statement


Egypt bars Boeing 737 MAX jets from its airspace: statement
A Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft bearing the logo of China Southern Airlines is parked at a Boeing production facility in Renton, Washington, March 11, 2019.

Egypt has barred the passage, takeoff and landing of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, the civil aviation ministry said in a statement on Wednesday.

It said the civil aviation authority’s decision was precautionary. No time-frame was given for how long the jets would be barred.

No Egyptian airlines, including flagship carrier EgyptAir, have Boeing 737 MAX jets in their fleets, the statement said.

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