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Articles tagged “boeing 737 max”

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American’s New Math: 2 Dozen 737 Max Jets Equals a $350 Million Hit

American Airlines is making money, but its financial performance has not been as strong as United's and Delta's. It's not clear whether that will change soon, given the 737 overhang.

American’s New Math: 2 Dozen 737 Max Jets Equals a $350 Million Hit

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Why Southwest Canceled 10,000 Flights in the First Quarter

Southwest made a remarkable amount of money in the first quarter considering how many airplanes it had out of service.

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The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash Leads to One of the Strangest Weeks Ever in Aviation

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max fleet “out of an abundance of caution” is a break with the FAA’s traditional data-driven approach to accident investigations. Could this mean an end to the way safety decisions have been made?

The Ethiopian Boeing 737 Max Crash Leads to One of the Strangest Weeks Ever in Aviation

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Southwest May Bear Biggest Brunt After FAA Grounding of Boeing Max Jets

U.S. airlines downplayed the significance of the FAA's decision to ground the Boeing 737 Max, mostly saying they have enough slack in their fleets to take care of most customers. American and United probably will be OK, but it's hard to believe this will be business as usual for Southwest. It has more Max aircraft than the others.

Southwest May Bear Biggest Brunt After FAA Grounding of Boeing Max Jets

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FAA Grounds Boeing 737 Max Jets in Reversal of Earlier Stance

The Federal Aviation Administration finally bowed to pressure. The United States followed the world and grounded all Boeing Max jets, including the larger models flown by United Airlines.

FAA Grounds Boeing 737 Max Jets in Reversal of Earlier Stance

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UK Closes Airspace to Boeing’s Latest Jet

This is another serious blow for Boeing. We'll have to wait until investigators have analyzed the flight data recorders before we can get a full picture of what happened to Flight 302.

UK Closes Airspace to Boeing’s Latest Jet

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U.S. Airlines Hold Off Grounding Boeing’s Latest Jet Despite New Calls for Caution

U.S. airlines have so far decided not to ground their Boeing 737 Max jets. Will they continue to hold off? Or will they err on the side of caution?

U.S. Airlines Hold Off Grounding Boeing’s Latest Jet Despite New Calls for Caution

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United Airlines Warns Pilots on Issue That Plagued Fatal Lion Air Flight

It seems like operators were caught off guard about some advanced functionality on the Boeing 737 Max. This is both odd and unusual.

United Airlines Warns Pilots on Issue That Plagued Fatal Lion Air Flight

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Southwest Tries to Do More With Less Because of a Temporary Aircraft Shortage

The conventional wisdom is that airline passengers will do anything to save a buck. That's often true, but not always. Southwest has recently added more flights that depart before 6 a.m. and arrive after 10 p.m., and its load factor has suffered.