Southwest Joins 737 MAX Cancelations

Southwest is the latest airline to join with the delaying of the Boeing 737 MAX’s return-to-service. The planes will be grounded through November 2. Southwest has the largest number of Boeing 737 MAX’s, with 34 in its fleet. Southwest predicts it will have to cancel 180 flights per day. Previously, Southwest had canceled the Boeing 737 MAX’s through October 1, in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA)’s and other airlines groundings. By anticipating the shortage of flights with the groundings, Southwest hopes to get ahead of any last-minute cancellations or disruptions. It is still unclear when the Boeing 737 MAX will return to service.
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