Dubai-based budget carrier flydubai is preparing for grounded Boeing 737 Max jets to rejoin its fleet after the UAE’s aviation regulator cleared the aircraft to fly again.
Flydubai, which has the second largest order of the jet after Southwest Airlines globally, had grounded its fleet of 11 Boeing 737 Max 8 and three 737 Max 9 aircraft during the 23-month safety review of the jet. Flydubai has 251 of the 737 Max on order from Boeing.
The airline will now “start the process of preparing the aircraft for passenger service”, it said in a statement on Thursday, without specifying when it will join the service.
On Wednesday, the UAE’s…