Article about RAM: https://en.yabiladi.com/articles/detail ... ounds.html
No press release on their site, though, as yet: https://www.royalairmaroc.com/corporate ... -de-presse
With every decision to ground them, surely it has to get harder for the other airlines to keep them flying. Facts be damned, all it'll take is for someone like Southwest to have a completely unrelated non-injury overrun in a MAX, and the the ambulance-chasers will start bleating about how "every tin-pot third-world airline grounded these death-traps" and take them to the cleaners.
Boss is trying to arrange our travel for an upcoming trip - I wanted Finnair, he wanted Turkish, and the fact that one has MAX-8s and the other doesn't may just have swung his decision. This may have something to do with the fact that one of his daughters was on this specific Ethiopian aircraft on Saturday, flying up from JNB.
Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast:
For it is the number of a man; and its number is One hundred threescore and twelve.