DGCA grants permission for restart of 737 Max

SpiceJet said it has entered into an agreement with Avolon, a major lessor of Max aircraft on Thursday

 

India grants safety permission for to restart of Boeing 737Max operations in the country on Thursday.

 

Indian Aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had granted the safety permission to operators of Boeing 737Max to restart operations.

 

The DGCA said in its order, "This rescission enables operation of Boeing Company Model 737-8 and Boeing Company Model 737-9 airplanes only upon satisfaction of applicable requirements for return to service."

 

Presently, only SpiceJet airlines has 737Max in their fleet and had placed an order for 225 Maxs in 2017, though it has a set order of over 150 of these aircraft.

 

SpiceJet said it has entered into an agreement with Avolon, a major lessor of Max aircraft on Thursday.

 

This agreement will allow SpiceJet's 737 Max airplanes to return back to the service.

 

The airline looking forward to start the operations of 737 Max airplanes roughly around the end of September.

India Scanner News Network

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