China’s ban on the Boeing 737 Max inspires others, ramps up pressure on U.S. regulator

Washington Post - 03-12

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BEIJING — When China on Monday became the first country to order all Boeing 737 Max 8 planes grounded in the aftermath of an Ethiopian Airlines crash Sunday, its aviation regulator sent an unmistakable signal: The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is no longer the only authority in civil aviation worldwide.