imposed by The European aviation authority, EASA, has a start prohibition for machines of the type Boeing 737 Max. This is done as a “precaution” following the crash of a machine of the type in Ethiopia, informed EASA

After the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 in Ethiopia, the European air space for a machine of this type will be locked. The announcement came just a few hours, after several EU countries had closed their airspace for the Boeing-machines, including Germany and the UK.

in force, The ban as a “precautionary measure” for the aircraft of type Boeing 737 Max 8 and Boeing 737 Max 9, said EASA. As a reason, the authority led to the crash of a Boeing 737 Max 8 on Sunday in Ethiopia. In the process, 157 people were killed. An aircraft of the same type was already crashed in October in Indonesia.

The crash in Ethiopia will be investigated by the authorities, with the support of the National Transportation Safety Board, since the aircraft was developed in the United States and built. EASA offered their support.

Little impact on German airlines

On the operation of the airports in Germany is expected to have the ban, according to the assessment of the competent Association for the ADV, but no great impact. “We are not a crisis is because of this flier,” said managing Director Ralf Beisel. German airlines does not make use of the in Ethiopia casualty type yet, the Tuifly should get these days for a first machine.

doubt in China

Previously, several countries and Airlines had stopped, the Boeing 737 Max 8. Including France, Ireland and China. The people’s Republic is one of the most important customer for the Boeing sales hit and, in the face of the crash of a Lion Air flight in October in Indonesia, skeptical. The Chinese aviation authority CAAC pointed out in its explanatory Memorandum that there had been in two accidents “certain Similarities”. Both flights in good weather conditions shortly after the Start, in trouble. A possibly similar error in the electronics can not yet be excluded.

One of the main buyers of the Boeing 737 Max 8 is China.

Also in Australia, India, or Mexico, ordered, in the meantime, a takeoff and landing ban. You all have concerns, because two new machines of the type within half a year the accident. On the Singapore Changi airport – one of the largest in the world – must start until Further notice, no passenger machines of the type Boeing 737 Max 8 and land.