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Some U.S. airlines willing to take 737 MAX jets before pilot training approval: sources

13 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Some U.S. airlines are willing to pick up their 737 MAX jets from Boeing Co as soon as December if the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approves delivery of the grounded planes before new pilot training is agreed, three people with knowledge of the matter said.

JetBlue enters basic economy battle with new fare options

12 Nov 2019

CHICAGO JetBlue Airways Corp on Tuesday became the latest U.S. airline to launch a low-fare option in an effort to rival basic economy offerings from major airlines and meet competition from ultra low-cost carriers.

Southwest and American pull 737 MAX until early March, nearly a year after grounding

09 Nov 2019

CHICAGO/WASHINGTON Southwest Airlines and American Airlines Group Inc said on Friday they are extending Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until early March, just shy of the one-year anniversary of an Ethiopian Airlines crash of the jet that led to a worldwide grounding.

Qantas, Southwest step up checks of Boeing 737 NGs after more cracks found

01 Nov 2019

SYDNEY/CHICAGO Qantas Airways Ltd and Southwest Airlines Co are stepping up checks for structural cracks on Boeing Co 737 NGs after discovering problems with planes that did not require urgent inspections, airline sources said.

Three flight attendant unions voice alarm after 737 MAX hearings

01 Nov 2019

CHICAGO Unions representing flight attendants at the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX said they are more reluctant to support the grounded jet's return after congressional hearings this week on its development.

Three flight attendant unions say 737 MAX hearings were a step backward

01 Nov 2019

CHICAGO, Nov 1 Unions representing flight attendants at the three U.S. airlines that operate Boeing Co's 737 MAX said they are more reluctant to support the grounded jet's return after Congressional hearings this week on its development.

American Airlines flight attendants stand up to Boeing CEO on 737 MAX

31 Oct 2019

CHICAGO American Airlines' flight attendants union still has safety concerns about the Boeing 737 MAX and is demanding an active role in the relaunch of the grounded aircraft, its president told Boeing Co's chief executive in a letter seen by Reuters.

UPDATE 2-American Airlines flight attendants stand up to Boeing CEO on 737 MAX

31 Oct 2019

CHICAGO, Oct 31 American Airlines' flight attendants union still has safety concerns about the Boeing 737 MAX and is demanding an active role in the relaunch of the grounded aircraft, its president told Boeing Co's chief executive in a letter seen by Reuters.

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