The Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority has recertified the Boeing 737 MAX.
On February 26, 2021, the Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) recertified the Boeing 737 MAX, allowing the aircraft to fly back into Australian airspace.
Civil Aviation Authority evaluated the technical data received from Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and stated that "Confident that aircraft are safe".
However, before the aircraft can fly again, 737 MAX operators will need to update the on-board software, including an upgrade to the Maneuvering Feature System (MCAS), as well as additional training. for 737 MAX pilots.
No Australian airline operates Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.
Currently, no Australian airline operates Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. However, two foreign airlines, SilkAir (now Singapore Airlines (SIA1)) and Fiji Airways, flew these aircraft into Australia before they were detained on the ground.
The FAA has authorized the return of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft to operational service, on November 18. Brazilian airline GOL was the first airline in the world to resume flights with 737 MAX in December, followed by Aeromexico and American Airlines.
We remind you that the decision to record on the ground came as a result of 2 plane crashes that resulted in 364 victims. The first accident was Boeing 737 MAX 8 Lion Air, collapsed in the fall of 2018, followed by Boeing 737 MAX 8 Ethiopian Airlines, collapsed in the spring of 2019.