Boeing: Which airlines use the 737 Max 8?

Artists impression of a Boeing 737 Max 8 plane Image copyright Boeing
Image caption The 737 Max 8 aircraft has only been in commercial use since 2017.

Aviation regulators have been grounding Boeing 737 Max 8 jets following a deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash.

The plane crashed minutes after take-off on Sunday, killing all 157 people on board.

It was the second disaster in five months involving this type of aircraft.

Here is list of the airlines that have the 737 Max 8 in their fleet, and - where indicated - any actions regulators and individual airlines have taken in response to the disaster.

Governments and regulators

Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority - suspends operation of all 737 Max models flying into and out of Australia

Brazil's aviation regulator - suspends operation of all 737 Max 8 models

Canada's Civil Aviation Directorate - said that three Canadian airlines, operating 41 Max 8 jets, would be unable to use them in Canada's airspace

China's Civil Aviation Authority - orders domestic airlines to suspend 737 Max 8 flights

European Union Aviation Safety Agency - suspends flight operations of all 737 Max 8 aircraft to, from and across its airspace

France - aviation authority bans 737 Max aircraft from its airspace

Germany - transport Minister says 737 Max 8 banned from its airspace

Hong Kong's Civil Aviation Department - bans all 737 Max jets to, from and across its airspace

India's Ministry of Civil Aviation - grounds 737 Max planes immediately

Indonesia - grounds 737 Max 8 jets ahead of inspections

Malaysia's Civil Aviation Authority - bans 737 Max 8 aircraft from its airspace

New Zealand's Civil Aviation Authority - suspends operation of 737 Max aircraft to or from New Zealand

Polish Civil Aviation Authorities - closes airspace for 737 Max 8

Singapore's Civil Aviation Authority - suspends operation of all 737 Max models flying into and out of Singapore

UK Civil Aviation Authority - suspends operation of 737 Max models in UK airspace

US Federal Aviation Administration - issues a "continued airworthiness notification" for the 737 Max 8, telling airlines it was safe to fly

Vietnam's Civil Aviation Authority - bans 737 Max models from Vietnam airspace

Which operators have grounded 737 Max flights?

As of 13 March

GroundedContinuing to operateOther users / not known
Aerolineas ArgentinasAir ItalyAviation Capital Group
Air CanadaAmerican AirlinesCorendon Airlines
Air ChinaFiji AirwaysEnter Air
Cayman AirwaysFlydubaiGECAS
China EasternLOTJet Airways
China SouthernS7 Siberian AirwaysMalindo Air
ComairSouthwest AirlinesMauritania Airlines
Ethiopian AirlinesOman Air
Garuda IndonesiaTurkish Airlines
Gol Airways
Hainan Airways
Kunming Airlines
Lion Air
Okay Airways
Shandong Airlines
Shanghai Airlines
Shenzhen Airlines
TUI Group
Xiamen Airlines
Source: Airlines

Of the airlines continuing to operate the aircraft

Air Italy - "in constant dialogue with the authorities"

American Airlines - "full confidence in the aircraft... will closely monitor the investigation"

Fiji Airways - "training... meets highest safety standards"

Flydubai - "monitoring"

S7 - "constantly keeping in touch with the manufacturer"

Southwest Airlines - "in contact with Boeing"

Image copyright Getty Images
Image caption A Polish Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 in flight

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