Egypt bars Boeing 737 MAX jets from its airspace - statement

By REUTERS
March 13, 2019 12:15
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CAIRO, March 13 - 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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