In Feb. 2018, a 777 of the same age operated by United and bound for Honolulu suffered an engine failure when a cowling fell off about 30 minutes before the plane landed safely. The NTSB determined that incident was the result of a full-length fan blade fracture.
The UAE is home to thousands of British expatriates and has been a popular destination for social media influencers during the pandemic, who have created upset in the UK by claiming to have travelled for work and then posting holiday pictures online. The country is currently in lockdown with people told not to travel overseas.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued the certificate, which authorises that particular aircraft to fly, after announcing that Administrator Steve Dickson had signed an order on 18 November allowing the 737 Max to return to commercial service.
Alkaleri, who is also the state Chairman of Hunters Association of Nigeria, said that registered hunters had been operating 24/7, patrolling all nooks and crannies of the state in order to make citizens sleep with their eyes closed. He added that the hunters were operating jointly with security agents in all the 20 local government areas of the state.