"And if it is confirmed that a particular problem say for instance, landing gear, they will issue an instruction to ground such plane worldwide until the problem is fixed".
Those jets don't fly through PGV Airport, but they do fly through Charlotte Douglas International Airport which is a hub for American Airlines.
Garneau emphasized that it is too soon to make definitive comparisons, but said Canada will ground the planes as a precaution to ensure passengers can fly with confidence.
The Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max 8 was less than four months old when it went down six minutes into a flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi on Sunday, disintegrating on impact.
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The decision followed hours after Sunwing Airlines became the first Canadian company to voluntarily suspend use of the Max 8 jets. "She said I wish more passengers were like you because everyone's really upset", said Caravella.
On Wednesday, the United States added itself to the list of countries and airlines temporarily grounding Boeing 737 MAX planes as investigations continue after a recent pair of Max 8 crashes killed all passengers and crew aboard.
American President Donald Trump on Wednesday said the United States would ground all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 planes "effective immediately". The investigation into what caused the Ethiopian Airlines crash is ongoing.
The FAA said the order grounding the plane "will remain in effect pending further investigation, including examination of information from the aircraft's flight data recorders and cockpit voice recorders".
In a statement, Brazil's ANAC, as the air travel regulator is known, said it made its decision after consulting with U.S authorities, Boeing and local carriers.
"Safety is a core value at Boeing for as long as we have been building airplanes; and it always will be".
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President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un meet during the second U.S. He added, "We see exactly what they're doing now".