Australia has joined a growing list of countries to approve operations of the Boeing 737 MAX.
The countries safety regulator the Civil Aviation Safety Bureau lifted the ban Friday, February 26, 2021 for operations to or from Australia.
CASA said that while no Australian airlines currently operate the Boeing 737 MAX, two foreign airlines flew these aircraft types to Australia before the COVID-19 pandemic – Singapore-based SilkAir (now Singapore Airlines) and Fiji Airways.
Both the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in the United States and the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) recently issued a return to service airworthiness directives for the Boeing 737 MAX.
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