Aviation Now, only 10 airlines are flying Boeing 737 MAX; over 65% of global fleet grounded Updated : March 13, 2019 06:18 PM IST A total of 127 Boeing 737 MAX planes are active in the world with over 55 percent or 72 of these originating from the United States. Canada follows with as many as 37 MAX planes in operations, spread between Air Canada and WestJet. India also followed other nations in suspending 737 MAX operations and issued an order on Tuesday, with the DGCA banning the use of all MAX aircraft with 'immediate effect'. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.