Added on : 2019-03-13 11:40:18
The Civil aviation ministry has called an emergency of all airlines at 4 pm today over the grounding of Boeing 737-Max planes. The meeting is to discuss the situation where the Boeing 737-Max aircraft are to fly back to India or go to maintenance facility got parking.
Ahead of the meeting, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has banned Boeing 737-Max planes from the Indian airspace. A statement by DGCA said. “Additionally no B737 Max aircraft will be allowed to enter or transit the Indian airspace effective 1600hrs Indian time or 1030 UTC.”
Early on Wednesday morning, the DGCA issued a 4pm deadlines for all Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in India to be grounded. The move come days after a similar aircraft of Ethiopian airlines crashed killing 157 people.