Oman’s General Authority for Civil Aviation announced on Tuesday the temporary suspension of the Boeing 737 Max from all Oman’s airports until further notice.
“The General Authority for Civil Aviation decides to suspend the operation of Boeing 737 Max from and to all the Sultanate’s airports to another notice,” said a brief statement released by the airline’s official Twitter account.
A plane of the same type, operated by Ethiopian Airlines, crashed to Nairobi, minutes after taking off from an airport in Addis Ababa, the first Sunday, killing all 157 people on board.
In October, a similar aircraft, operated by Leon Air, crashed 13 minutes after taking off from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on an internal flight, killing all 189 people on board.
The state-owned Oman Air operates five 737 Max planes, according to its website
Source : News Agencies