SINGAPORE (Mar 19): SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines (SIA), has grounded six of its Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines flight last week – the second fatal accident involving the best-selling Boeing aircraft in less than five months.

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