France begins analysis of black boxes from Ethiopian Airlines crash

France begins analysis of black boxes from Ethiopian Airlines crash

In October, Lion Air Flight 610 crashed in Indonesia 10 minutes after take-off, killing 189 people.

The FAA then said that the jets might stay ground for "months" while admitted that the series apparently has a software problem that poses a risk to flight safety.

The Federal Aviation Administration has resisted calls to ground the planes.

In Kenya, which lost 32 citizens in the crash, a minute of silence was observed Thursday morning at the One Planet Summit on climate change attended by French President Emmanuel Macron.

London International Airport is urging passengers to check with their airlines as Transport Canada joins a growing number of aviation authorities grounding a popular model of jet involved in two fatal crashes in the last six months.

American Airlines issued a statement immediately after the president's announcement confirming the Boeing 737 Max fleet will be grounded, and all flights will be rebooked as soon as possible.

Hundreds of passengers planning to leave South Florida were forced to change their travel plans Wednesday when the US ordered the grounding of all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 jets - a safety precaution after the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. "We are confident of minimizing the inconvenience to our passengers and attain normalcy in our operations".

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"The information has to do with satellite tracking data that is collected when certain aircraft take off and it provides an indication of what their course is, but also their vertical profile and any fluctuations in that vertical profile", the minister said.

United Airlines says they are sharing data about the Max jet with the FAA as they continue their investigation.

On Wednesday, the United States grounded Boeing's money-spinning 737 MAX aircraft, days after similar actin was taken by China, United Kingdom, Australia, European Union, India, Canada, Turkey, France, Germany and other countries.

The situation around Boeing 737 MAX prompted dozens of countries to either ground the plane series or close their airspace to the planes.

Boeing will be permitted to finish manufacturing any 737 MAX now in production, but will not be allowed to use them.

We sincerely thank all stakeholders for the continued confidence placed in the National Airline of Trinidad and Tobago.