Through nearly half a century, Southwest Airlines has built its business around the Boeing 737, famously employing a single-aircraft fleet strategy to pioneer the low-cost airline model. But with the grounding of the 737 MAX now likely to stretch into 2020, the Dallas-based carrier is reconsidering the risks of putting all its eggs in one basket. Southwest plans to conduct a fleet diversification review in 2020. And while the airline has flirted before with the idea of mixing up its all-737 ...


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