List of airlines using Boeing 737 Max 8

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Following the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday, Boeing 737 Max 8 jets’ second failure after Lion Air killed over 180 passengers, Aviation regulators have been grounding the Boeing 737 Max 8 jets globally.

Here is a list of the airlines that have the 737 Max 8 in their fleet, and – where indicated – any actions regulators and individual airlines have taken in response to the disaster.

Governments and regulators

  1. China’s Civil Aviation Authority – ordered domestic airlines to suspend Boeing 737 Max 8 flights
  2. Australia’s Civil Aviation Safety Authority – suspends operation of all Boeing 737 Max models flying into and out of Australia
  3. Indonesia – grounded 737 Max 8 jets ahead of inspections
  4. Malaysia’s Civil Aviation Authority bans 737 Max 8 aircraft from its airspace
  5. US Federal Aviation Administration – issued a “continued airworthiness notification” for the 737 Max 8, telling airlines it was safe to fly
  6. UK Civil Aviation Authority – suspends operation of 737 Max models in UK airspace
  7. Germany – Transport Minister says 737 Max 8 banned from its airspace
  8. France – Aviation authority bans 737 Max aircraft from its airspace
  9. Singapore’s Civil Aviation Authority – suspends operation of all Boeing 737 Max models flying into and out of Singapor

Airlines that have grounded the 737 Max 8

  1. Lion Air
  2. Comair
  3. Gol Airways
  4. Aeromexico
  5. Aerolineas Argentinas
  6. SilkAir
  7. Norwegian
  8. TUI
  9. Icelandair
  10. Shenzhen Airlines
  11. China Eastern Airlines
  12. Air China
  13. China Southern
  14. Hainan Airlines
  15. Shanghai Airlines
  16. Xiamen Airlines
  17. Shandong Airlines
  18. Okay Airways
  19. Kunming Airlines
  20. Ethiopian Airlines
  21. Cayman Airways
  22. Garuda Indonesia

Airlines continuing to operate the aircraft

  1. Fiji Airways – “training… meets highest safety standards”
  2. WestJet – “monitoring the situation closely”
  3. LOT Polish Airlines – “closely monitoring the situation”
  4. American Airlines – “full confidence in the aircraft… will closely monitor the investigation”
  5. Flydubai – “monitoring”
  6. Air Italy – “in constant dialogue with the authorities”
  7. S7 – “constantly keeping in touch with the manufacturer”
  8. Southwest Airlines – “in contact with Boeing”

Other airlines that use the 737 Max 8

  1. Aviation Capital Group
  2. Gecas Travel Services
  3. Enter Air
  4. Oman Air also uses the aircraft but their delivery date has not been confirmed by Boeing
  5. Air Canada
  6. Turkish Airlines
  7. SpiceJet – no immediate comment
  8. Jet Airways – no immediate comment
  9. Corendon Airlines
  10. Mauritania Airlines
  11. Malindo Air
  12. Sunwing Airlines


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