Brazil’s Gol to Suspend Operations With Boeing 737 Max 8

The company reported that operations with this model of aircraft began in June of 2018, and that 2,933 flights were made, totaling more than 12,700 hours.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Gol Linhas Aéreas, one of Brazil’s largest airline companies, has temporarily suspended all commercial operations with the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft since Monday night, according to airline officials. The decision comes after the crash of the Ethiopian Airline crash on Sunday minutes after takeoff and that left 149 people dead.

"Safety, GOL's number one value, directs absolutely every initiative of the company. The company informs that starting at 20:00 today (8PM Monday, March 12th), we will temporarily suspend the commercial operations of its 737 Max . . .

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