UAE authorizes the resumption of Boeing 737 MAX flights.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday authorized Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to resume operations, following a ban on flights of this model in 2019 after two crashes that left 346 dead in Indonesia and Ethiopia, state news agency WAM reported.

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“The lifting of the ban on the aircraft is the result of the intensive efforts of the technical committee that evaluated all technical requirements from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Boeing and the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA),” Emirati Civil Aviation director general Saif al Suwaidi told WAM.

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He stressed that this authorization includes “corrective measures” to be implemented by airlines operating the U.S. Boeing model, such as modernization of the flight control system, pilot training and operational preparation of all aircraft before they enter service, reported EFE.

This decision comes after the FAA and EASA authorized the resumption of 737 MAX flights in November 2020 and January 2021, respectively.

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