Ethiopian Airlines CEO tells Boeing to ground 737 MAX 8 jets

Ethiopian Airlines Chief Executive Officer Tewolde Gebremariam speaks during a past ceremony in July 18, 2018. [Photo: Reuters]
NAIROBI - Boeing Co should ground all of its 737 MAX 8 jets until it is established that they are safe to fly, the chief executive of Ethiopian Airlines told the BBC on Wednesday.

Tewolde Gebremariam spoke in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa following the crash of his airline’s 737 MAX 8 on Sunday, killing all 157 people onboard.

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