Quoted in local media reports, Nimalsiri said that Sri Lanka was monitoring the situation closely but no such aircraft was overflying or landing in Sri Lanka at the moment.
Trump made the announcement after dozens of nations ordered their 737 Max fleets grounded while an investigation into the latest crash continues.
"That mistake is driven by market forces trying to make the plane more competitive against Airbus, at a lower price, at least as far as training", said Charles Herrmann, the principle attorney with the firm leading the lawsuit.
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The Los Angeles Lakers are now on a five-game losing streak, and it looks like the team will not be able to make the playoffs. Ball injured his ankle at Houston , and the initial timetable for his recovery given by the team was four to six weeks.
The European Aviation Safety Agency took steps to keep the Boeing 737 Max 8 out of the air, joining Asian and Middle Eastern governments and carriers that also had safety concerns in the aftermath of Sunday's crash, which killed all 157 people on board.
Ethiopian Airlines, widely seen as Africa's best-managed airline, grounded its remaining four 737 Max 8s.
"SpiceJet has presently announced cancellation of 14 flights for today and will be operating additional flights from tomorrow", SpiceJet said in its statement.
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Authorities say the coaches accepted bribes in exchange for admitting students as athletes, regardless of their ability. Singer was paid roughly $25 million by parents to help their children get in to schools, the U.S. attorney said.
Sunday's crashcame less than five months after a Lion Air Boeing 737 Max 8 - the same type of plane - plunged into the Java Sea minutes into the flight from Jakarta, Indonesia, killing all 189 people on board. Those include United Airlines, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines.
"We are not going to analyze (the boxes)", he added. He landed just before the planes were grounded across the country.
It's an improvement from initial indications Wednesday as eight flights to and from Orlando International Airport were scheduled to use Boeing 737 Max jets, according to aviation journalist Seth Kaplan citing data from Diio. "Safety is a core value at Boeing for as long as we have been building airplanes; and it always will be", the statement continued.
Dubai International Airport, home to the flagship national carrier Emirates Airlines, saw 89.1 million travelers pass through its terminals in 2018, making it the world's busiest hub for international travel.
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Still, Congress would be highly unlikely to muster the two-thirds majorities needed to eventually override a veto. Presidents have never before declared an emergency after Congress voted to deny them money for the same goal .