Following the directive issued by the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) flydubai's fleet of 11 Boeing 737 Max 8 and 2 Boeing 737 Max 9 aircraft have been grounded.
The UAE General Civil Aviation Authority issued a safety decision banning the operation of all Boeing 737 Max models in the UAE airspace with effect from March 13, 2019, 00:01 UTC Time until further notice.
Flydubai is adjusting its schedule to minimise disruption to passengers and will operate flights with its fleet of Next-Generation Boeing 737-800 aircrafts.
A flydubai spokesperson also said that the airline will contact the passengers directly in case of flight cancellations.
(With inputs from Wam)
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