Boeing 737-8 ‘MAX’

Boeing’s 737 Max fleet prohibited from PNG airspace

Effective March 14th, the director of civil aviation, in the exercise of his powers under section 17 of the Civil Aviation Act 2002 (as amended), directs operators of any Boeing 737-8 ‘MAX’ and Boeing 737-9 ‘Max’, which are registered in a third country, not to conduct any flights in PNG airspace.

“This safety and operational directive is made in the interest of safety of operation and to protect the public following the accident of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing model 737-8 ‘MAX’ aircraft on March 10th,” stated CASA.