Top global travel hub Dubai bans Boeing 737 MAX

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Boeing is under heavy scrutiny after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that killed all 157 aboard. The data showed similarities between the Ethiopian Airlines flight and the Lion Air crash that killed 189 people in Indonesia in October.

The complaint from the captain who called into question the 737 Max 8's flight manual said: "The fact that this airplane requires such jury rigging to fly is a red flag".

WestJet canceled one flight from Fort Lauderdale to Toronto - a decision that was made before the Federal Aviation Administration grounded the planes.

In Kenya, which lost 32 citizens in the crash, a minute of silence was observed Thursday morning at the One Planet Summit on climate change attended by French President Emmanuel Macron.

Airport officials say that 737 Boeing planes fly out of Burlington but not class 8 and 9's.

"Along with the Civil Aviation Authority of Panama and in accordance with developments of the ongoing investigation, Copa Airlines has chose to immediately and temporarily suspend operations of its six MAX 9 airplanes until the cause of the accident is known", the company said in a statement published on Twitter.

"And hopefully they will very quickly come up with the answer, but until they do, the planes are grounded", said Trump.

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"Currently, we are working with our airline partners to store aircraft here at YYC", said Fiest.

The French Bureau of Enquiry and Analysis for Civil Aviation Safety (BEA) will conduct the investigation into the recorders but a spokesman for the bureau said they wouldn't be announcing the results.

Airline passengers FOX 5 spoke with are applauding the decision to ground all MAX 8 and 9 planes in the United States.

The UK, the European Union, China, Australia and India are among the countries that have suspended the Boeing 737 Max from their airspace.

United Airlines says they are sharing data about the Max jet with the FAA as they continue their investigation.

Ethiopian Airlines, widely seen as Africa's best-managed airline, grounded its remaining four 737 Max 8s.

Tampa International Airport says three flights were canceled Wednesday after the USA government's decision to halt operation of all of Boeing's 737 MAX 8 and MAX 9 planes. The US National Transportation Safety Board will also have an influential role as representative of the country of manufacture.

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