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After a plane crash in Ethiopia : Britain closes airspace for Boeing 737 Max

Due to safety concerns following two crashes, more and more countries, Boeing aircraft type 737 Max 8 on the ground.

the UK has Also closed its airspace for machines of this type. The British aviation authority announced on Tuesday that it had, as a precaution, all commercial flights of all Airlines that land in the United Kingdom, the country to skim. The arrangement will be in force, it said. The authority stressed that it was in close contact with the European aviation safety EASA. Currently, five machines of the type to use 737 Max flight bases in the UK.

The world's largest travel group, Tui will stop after the ban on flights for the Boeing 737 Max 8 in the UK, all flights with the controversial type of aircraft. The step includes all the airlines of the group, said a company spokesman on Tuesday in Hanover.

On Tuesday, Singapore, Australia and Malaysia issued these latest models of the US aircraft manufacturer, a Start-up banned. Previously, China, Indonesia, and several Airlines had announced plans to leave the 737 Max-the machine is temporarily not stand out.

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to order, As the first large Supervisory authority associated with Singapore's civil aviation authority, CAAS, during the temporary flight ban, go to check the security risk of the type of aircraft that will be delivered only since 2017. The US aviation authority FAA said the machines airworthy. Meanwhile, tried to air travelers in droves on social media to find out whether you are booked on a 737 Max machine.

U.S. authority keeps the machine more unfit to fly

The US FAA called for Boeing, announced conceptual Changes to April to implement, said the type of aircraft but for flight-ready. The investigations had just begun and, so far, no information is available, the steps required would make, it said in a communication to the authority.

"has started This investigation and no data are available to date to draw conclusions or to take action," said the FAA on Monday (local time).

The Federal government coordinator for the aerospace, Thomas Jarzombek (CDU), warned of übereiltem Act. "You do not need to make any quick shots, if you know what have been the causes for the crash," said Jarzombek on Tuesday in RBB-info radio. The reasons are not always quite as easy as they were perhaps first on the Hand.

"Since you can't go directly and bans to give," said the CDU member of the German Bundestag. "In the end, you don't need a piece of evidence." Black box and flight recorder had been found. "I think it will be a relatively short period of time, to find out what really happened there."

Tui makes the Boeing Max 8 is Supported in the air

on the recommendations of the US-aviation authority FAA, the Tui group's Hanover-based his 15 aircraft of type Boeing 373 Max 8 fly. "The plane was by the American authorities as a completely secure and reliable, classified - this is how the stamp from the Tüv," said Tuifly spokesman Aage Dünhaupt on Tuesday, the German press Agency. However, there are already inquiries from our passengers, who wanted to avoid flying this type of aircraft.

On Sunday crashed was a Boeing 737 Max 8 of Ethiopian Airlines in Ethiopia, 157 people were killed. In October, had died in the crash of an identical plane of the airline Lion Air in Indonesia 189 people.

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The second crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 single months caused a growing doubt as to the safety of the type of aircraft, and made investors nervous. The share of the US aerospace giant signed on Monday, with a Minus of 5.4%. At the start of the U.S. trading, the price had dropped initially to about 13 percent, so that at one time, more than 30 billion dollars were lost in stock market value.

The Boeing 737 Max 8 of Ethiopian Airlines crashed on Sunday on the way to Nairobi shortly after the Start in Addis Ababa. At the crash site in East Africa, the flight recorders were found, which could provide clues to the cause of the disaster. Among the Victims, five were Germans, the foreign office said.

Ethiopian Airlines, said at the start of prohibition, we have decided to let the remaining four Boeing 737 Max 8 as "additional security measure" on the ground. In China, the aviation authority, the CAAC, airlines had flights with the Boeing 737 Max 8 will be temporarily suspended until safety risks can be excluded. Are affected there is therefore 96 aircraft. Indonesia also imposed a curfew for the eleven in the country registered Boeings of the same type.

The largest Mexican airline Aeroméxico announced that it plans to let their six machines of the type for so long on the ground, up for more information on crash causation. Similarly, in Argentina, for five machines, the company Aerolíneas Argentinas, and in Brazil for seven machines in the company Gol.

experts from the FAA and the transportation security administration NTSB to support the Ethiopian authorities in the search for the cause of the crash. The FAA said that it would take "appropriate measures if the data indicate that this is necessary". The authority pointed to a number of technical checks following the crash of a Lion Air aircraft on December 29. October of last year, and on measures that had been taken in consequence of this crash.

the Caribbean airline, Cayman Airways announced that the two Boeing 737 Max 8 in the Airline remained on the ground. India's Jet Airways has five identical machines. There it was, the planes were currently in operation. In South Africa Comair which operates local British Airways flights, said that at the end of February-preserved Boeing 737 Max 8 will not initially be used.

Other Airlines such as Norwegian and US airline, United, declared, however, that the machines are safe and remained in operation. German airlines currently have no Boeing 737 Max 8 as a spokesman for the transport Ministry announced in Berlin.

China's CAAC pointed out in the grounds of the now imposed by the start of prohibition to the fact that there had been in two accidents "certain Similarities". Both flights in good weather conditions shortly after the Start, in trouble. A possibly similar failure in the electronics could be excluded.

aircraft of the type Boeing 737 Max to fly a report, according to at least one airport in Germany: In Düsseldorf, the Airlines, Lot (Poland), Smart Wings (Czech Republic), Turkish Airlines and Corendon (Turkey) machines in this series, took advantage of the "Rheinische Post" reported with reference to the airport.

Boeing says to Update the Software

The Boeing 737 is the best-selling airliner in the world. The 737-Max series, the latest version of the best seller.

Boeing has promised, meanwhile, is a rapid extension of the controversial control software. In the past few months, Boeing have developed an improved control program, to "make an already safe aircraft even safer," the company said in a late Monday evening (local time). A direct reference to the in Ethiopia downed 737-Max-aircraft Boeing is not established, the families of the 157 deaths, however, at the end of the statement sympathy.

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The Revision of the Software was Boeing's communication, in the course of the in October in Indonesia, the crashed Lion Air flight 610 and will be installed in the coming weeks, all of the 737-Max machines. The so-called Maneuvering Characteristics Augmentation System (MCAS) was advised after the crash in which 189 people were killed, heavy criticism. According to accident investigators, the on-Board computer pushed the nose of the aircraft automatically to the bottom, while the Crew tried to control it to the top. (dpa,Reuters)

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