Chinese commercial air transportation is coping with the grounding of the Boeing 737 MAX in that country without greatly inconveniencing travelers. Capacity was not tight before the Civil Aviation Administration of China (CAAC) told airlines on the night of March 10, local time, that 737-8 MAXs would be grounded on March 11, industry sources said. Therefore, in many cases airlines were able to substitute aircraft of other types or other 737 versions, most commonly 737-800s, for 737-8 ...

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