Air Canada to suspend Boeing 737 MAX planes until ‘at least’ July, some flights affected
|globalnews.ca 19 Mar 2019 at 07:54|
Last Wednesday, Transport Minister Marc Garneau as a precautionary move, three days after the Ethiopian Airlines disaster that killed all 157 people on board, including 18 Canadians.
In a statement released Tuesday , Air Canada said the timeline for the “return to service of the 737 Max is unknown.” It intends to remove the jets flying from its schedule until at least July 1, 2019 for planning purposes and to provide customers certainty for booking and travel.
The airline said there are flight schedule changes for April as well as two temporary cancellations. This includes the suspension of flights from Halifax to London’s Heathrow airport and St. John’s, N.L. to London’s Heathrow airport, which is in effect until April 30.