Caixin
Caixin Global – Latest China News & Headlines

Home >

ABOUT US

CX Tech is Caixin Global's real-time tech news portal, featuring 24-hour news, short-form analysis, and roundups from business and tech media in China.

TRENDING
Chinese Coffee Lovers Can Now Order Starbucks Through Alibaba’s Smart Speaker
Mobile Game Revenue Steadily Recovering, Report Says
Tencent, Xiaomi Discover Not All Buybacks Created Equal
LATEST
iPhone 11 Released in China to Mixed Reception From Shoppers
Pony Ma Steps Down as Tencent Credit’s Legal Representative
Local Emissions-Cutting Projects Could Help China Surpass International Commitments: Report
Short-Term Reference Rate for Loan Pricing Edges Down
Tencent Offers Open-Source System for IoT Innovation
Chinese Smartphone-Maker, Big in Africa, Prices IPO Far Above Apple
Dajia Insurance Launches Online Shop
World’s Highest Grid Project Takes Shape on ‘Roof of the World’
Battery Giant CATL in $1.4 Billion Fund-Raising Plan
Alibaba Recruits Big-Hitters for AI Research Labs
Zhejiang Regulators May Struggle to Implement Consumer Loan Rules
Is This Chinese Local Government Using a Journalist’s Trial to Quash Dissent?
ABB Bulks Up With Huawei on Industrial Cloud
China Biologic Receives $4.6 Billion Buyout Offer
Henlius Biotech Raises $410 Million in Hong Kong IPO
Mobile Game Revenue Steadily Recovering, Report Says
China’s Cybersecurity Industry Expected to Grow 23% to $8.9 Billion
Airbus to Launch On-Demand Helicopter Services in China’s Greater Bay Area
China Oil Giants Face Uncertainties After Saudi Attacks: Sources
Chinese Coffee Lovers Can Now Order Starbucks Through Alibaba’s Smart Speaker
China Assesses Design Changes to Boeing 737 MAX

By Huang Rong and Han Wei / Apr 17, 2019 03:59 AM / Business & Tech

Photo: VCG

Photo: VCG

China’s civil aviation regulator initiated a review of design changes submitted by Boeing Co. to its 737 MAX aircraft after the country grounded the fleet last month over safety concerns.

The Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) said Tuesday at a regular news briefing that the administration received Boeing’s application April 2 for an airworthiness certificate. The application came via the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), which sent Boeing’s applications to nine countries, according to CAAC.

CAAC has conducted a review and responded to Boeing and the FAA on issues regarding the aircraft's airworthiness. A CAAC official said the administration is waiting for their response without giving a timeframe for a resumption of flights.

China was the first country to ground the newest version of Boeing's 737 model last month after a deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash. The country’s airlines operate the world’s biggest fleet of 737 MAX planes.

Related: China Has No Timetable to Resume Flights of Boeing 737 Max 8


Share this article
Open WeChat and scan the QR code