U.S. Airlines Stretch To Cover Grounded MAX Routes

The Boeing 737-MAX8 is expected to generate the highest growth with 794 aircraft joining the North America fleet. The largest of these orders is from Southwest, which took its first of the aircraft in October 2017 and will bring in 210 in total.

Credit: Southwest
WASHINGTON—U.S. operators with Boeing 737 MAXs are shuffling aircraft assignments and canceling flights to address gaps created by having the grounded aircraft unavailable, and may have enough flexibility to keep the ramifications of a short-term grounding minimal. Southwest Airlines is the carrier...

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