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After two of the Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets crashed within 6 months, at least 40 countries
have suspended operation of the fuel-efficient aircraft in the span of 2 days, AP reports.

Driving the news: Trump said Wednesday the FAA will issue an emergency order temporarily banning Boeing 737 MAX series aircraft from flying in the U.S., following a similar declaration by Canada.

The state of play: There are 59 operators of the MAX series worldwide, per the FAA.

Countries that have grounded the jet:

  • EU (28 countries)
  • Australia
  • Bermuda
  • Canada
  • China
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Iraq
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Malaysia
  • Mexico
  • Mongolia
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Oman
  • Panama
  • Singapore
  • Switzerland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United States

Airlines that have grounded its jets:

  • China Southern Airlines
  • Air China
  • Shanghai Airlines
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Xiamen Airlines
  • Lion Air
  • GOL Airlines
  • Shandong Airlines
  • Aerolineas Argentinas
  • China Eastern Airlines
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • Lucky Air
  • Cayman Airways
  • Fuzhou Airlines
  • Kunming Airlines
  • Okay Airways
  • Eastar Jet
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • 9 Air
  • Comair
  • MIAT Mongolian Airlines
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Norwegian Air Shuttle
  • Turkish Airlines
  • Icelandair
  • Aeromexico
  • Jet Airways
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • FlyDubai

Go deeper: Trump says airplanes are "too complex to fly" after Boeing crash

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