CAIRO (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates civil aviation regulator mentioned on Sunday it will announce a return schedule for the Boeing 737 MAX in a well timed method after the USA final week lifted a 20-month-old flight ban on the jet, the state information company WAM reported.
“The General Authority of Civil Aviation will concern a security choice stipulating the technical necessities to make sure the protected return of service for the Boeing 737 ‘Max’ plane, and can announce the schedule for the return authorization in a well timed method,” WAM cited the regulator as saying.
The regulator mentioned it continued to work with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the European Union Aviation Security Company (EASA) on the method. The UAE provider flydubai is a significant purchaser of the narrow-body aircraft.
Reporting by Alex Cornwell and Nayera Abdallah; Modifying by Kevin Liffey