India grounds Boeing 737 Max 8: SpiceJet cancels 14 flights; DGCA prepares contingency plan

SpiceJet has cancelled 14 flights in wake of India's civil aviation authorities decision to ground the Boeing 737 max aircraft by 4 pm today. The DGCA's decision comes after growing concerns on the safety of the aircraft in wake of Ethiopian Airlines aircraft carsh that killed 157 people. Almost half of the world, including Europe, China and Australia have banned the 737 Max 8 from its airspace.

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