December 8, 2015Boeing rolls out its first 737 MAX jet in Renton, Washington with a goal of a first flight the following year. January 31, 2019Despite the crash, Boeing reportedly has 5,011 orders for the new 737 MAX from 79 customers through the end of January. March 12, 2019A number of countries around the world close their airspace to the Boeing 737 MAX planes, with Canada and the U.S. remaining key holdouts. June 13, 2019Southwest Airlines joins AA in removing the Boeing 737 Max from its schedule through the start of September. Previously, Boeing had not announced any new sales since late March, shortly after its bestselling jet, the 737 Max, was grounded.
Source: Ethiopian News June 18, 2019 21:56 UTC