Lebanon bans Boeing 737 MAX planes from its airspace - NNA


  • World
  • Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon's aviation authority on Wednesday said it had banned all Boeing 737 MAX planes from landing in Beirut or flying in Lebanese airspace, state news agency NNA said.

A circular was issued by Mohammad Shehabeddine, director of the Civil Aviation Authority at Rafic Hariri International Airport, NNA said.

(Reporting by Lisa Barrington; Editing by Catherine Evans)