South Korea permits Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to operate from November 22

Seoul — South Korea’s Ministry of Transport announced on Friday that it will allow Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to operate from 22 November after the plane lands in March 2019 after two fatal crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia. bottom.

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said in a statement that it had decided to allow the 737 MAX to resume operation after monitoring the safety and flight data of 737 MAX aircraft in other countries after the latter half of 2020.

Other Asia Pacific countries, including Singapore, Malaysia, India, Japan, Australia and Fiji, have already approved the return of the 737 MAX.

The ministry said it would continue to enhance safety inspections on 737 MAX aircraft, including providing guidance to improve airworthiness and a thorough check of pilot education and training.