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Chennai airport not impacted over Boeing 737 MAX grounding

IANS  |  Chennai 

There was no major impact or chaos at the following the grounding of the MAX aircraft as only one airline was involved and the passengers were accommodated in other flights, an said here on Thursday.

"Only has grounded its MAX aircraft. Passengers have been accommodated in other flights," the airport told IANS.

"There is no confusion or chaos at the airport owing to the grounding till now."

Following a global trend of grounding MAX aircraft due to the crash of an Ethipian flight of the same model on Sunday killing all 157 people onboard, finally suspended the plane's operations and over-flight permissions on Wednesday evening.

In India, and operate 17 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft -- Spice (12) and Jet (five) -- though the latter's fleet was already grounded due to various reasons.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 11:26 IST
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