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Boeing 737 Max Allowed to Fly in Indonesia, 2 Years After Crash

  • Government to lift ban that’s been in place since March 2019
  • Ethiopia lifted a similar ban on the aircraft on Monday

Indonesia became the latest country to allow Boeing Co.’s 737 Max planes back to its skies, joining Ethiopia in lifting the ban on the aircraft that crashed in both countries more than two years ago.  

The transport ministry will let airlines resume flying the aircraft in its territories after completion of the investigation process and improvements made to the plane’s system, Director General of Air Transportation Novie Riyanto said in a statement Tuesday.