By Brenda Goh
SHANGHAI, March 15 (Reuters) – China’s aviation regulator
gained global attention when it became the first to ground
Boeing’s 737 MAX aircraft following Sunday’s deadly plane
crash in Ethiopia.
China is the world’s biggest user of the 737 MAX planes,
with its airlines flying 97 of the global fleet of 371.
Its state media outlets such as the People’s Daily newspaper
have since Monday crowed about how the country was the first to
do so and called for Boeing to