Singapore lifts ban on Boeing 737 MAX flights.
Singapore’s aviation regulator said on Monday it would approve the return to service of the Boeing 737 MAX more than two years after the plane was grounded, becoming the latest country in the Asia Pacific region to do so.
The approval is based on operators including Singapore Airlines complying with airworthiness directives and additional flight crew training requirements, the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) said in a statement.
The approval of its return comes months after the model returned to service in the United States and Europe, and recently in other countries such as Australia, Fiji, Japan, India and Malaysia.
China is the biggest market in the region that has yet to approve the return of the 737 MAX, though Boeing last month conducted test flights in the country.
Singapore Airlines has six of the planes and it plans to take delivery of another eight in the financial year ending March 31, 2022, the carrier said in a presentation in May.
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