I'm astounded that people are upset about them grounding the planes! This is about safety, there have been doubts casts on the safety of the aircraft and people are going out of their way to avoid them. Isn't modern aviation built around safety?
Maybe I'm naive here but we have no reason not to trust the FAA.
For me it's not about safety (only), it's about general public perception after the absolute sh*t communication of both Boeing & the FAA.
As I said yesterday, if one major airline grounds the aircraft, direct competitors will follow to protect their image...and so we will see a geographic contamination happening.
This is exactly what happened
It really started in China. For some good reasons they are totally risk adverse on this.
Then if we could draw a map, it "contaminated" Asian airlines, then Oceania and Middle East, then Europe and by the end of today it will be the Americas.
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on Tue Mar 12, 2019 5:37 pm, edited 1 time in total.