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Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 MAX jets from its schedule through 13 April 2020

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American low-cost airline Southwest Airlines pulls Boeing 737 MAX jets from its schedule through 13 April 2020. Previously, the largest operator of the MAX...

Investigators recommend Boeing to retrofit the engines of nearly 7,000 aircraft to prevent a repeat of Southwest Airlines’ fatal accident

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) determined during a public board meeting held Tuesday that a fractured fan blade from a CFM International CFM-56-7B engine,...

Southwest Airlines pilots sue Boeing for misleading them about 737 MAX airworthiness

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Texas-based Southwest Airlines pilots announced Monday that they have filed a lawsuit against Boeing, accusing the planemaker of "deliberately misleading" them about the 737...

CAE to train over 700 new pilots for Southwest Airlines’ Destination 225° programme

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CAE and Southwest Airlines sign 10-year cadet pilot training programme For more information, visit www.cae.com/southwestairlines CAE announced today the launch of a cadet pilot...

Catering truck hits Southwest Airlines Boeing 737, truck driver treated in hospital while flight is cancelled

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On 17 June, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 (N8608N) was about to leave Pittsburgh for a domestic flight to Seattle when the aircraft got...

Southwest Airlines extends flight cancellations on Boeing 737 MAX through 2 September

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After American Airlines, another U.S. carrier has extended flight cancellations on the grounded Boeing 737 MAX as Southwest Airlines continues to await guidance from...

Southwest Airlines reports profit in first quarter 2019 despite grounding of Boeing 737 MAX

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Southwest Airlines today reported its first quarter 2019 results: First quarter net income and earnings per diluted share of $387 million and $.70, respectively First quarter record...

Southwest Boeing 737 MAX 8 returns to Orlando after an engine problem

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On 26 March, a one-year-old Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 (N8712L) departed Orlando Airport to Victorville, California. The aircraft, however, was forced to...

Southwest Airlines stores entire Boeing 737 MAX fleet in Victorville, California

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Southwest Airlines, the world's biggest operator of the Boeing 737 MAX is moving its entire MAX fleet (34 aircraft) to Victorville, an airport in...

First Southwest Airlines service for the Hawaiian Islands now on sale

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Hawaii, here we come! Flights between both Oakland and San Jose, Calif., and the Islands, now available for purchase through March 5 for as...

Two Southwest Airlines Boeing 737’s clip wings at Newark Airport

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On 2 March, the tail of a parked Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 (N493WN) got struck by the wing of a taxiing Boeing 737 (*)...

Southwest Airlines founder and chairman Emeritus Herbert D. Kelleher passed away

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Southwest Airlines mourns Founder and Chairman Emeritus Herbert D. Kelleher (1931-2019) We are deeply saddened to share that Southwest Airlines Founder and Chairman Emeritus Herbert...

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 skids off runway at Burbank Airport

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On 6 December, a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 (N752SW) skidded off the end of the runway upon arrival at Burbank Airport. The aircraft rolled...

In July 2018, Southwest Airlines transported 14,961,408 passengers; increase by 2.1%

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Southwest Airlines reported its July and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 12.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July 2018, an increase of...

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 makes emergency landing after uncontained engine failure

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A southwest Airlines Boeing 737 had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday 17 April 2018, after the aircraft suffered an uncontained engine failure. Southwest...

Boeing recognised by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ for 10,000th 737, a MAX8 for Southwest Airlines

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World's best-selling jetliner reaches new milestone fuelled by strong market demand Thousands of Boeing employees gathered at the company's Renton, Wash. factory today to celebrate...

Chaos at world’s busiest airport after electrical fire in underground facility

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A fire causing extensive damage in an underground facility has turned Atlanta airport, world's busiest airport, in complete chaos on Sunday afternoon 1:00 pm...

Southwest Airlines announces intention to serve Hawaii

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Southwest Airlines Co. today shared plans to begin selling tickets in 2018 for service to Hawaii and also announced its intention to launch an application...

Southwest Airlines unveils a “Coco”-themed Boeing 737-700 to celebrate Disney/Pixar’s new movie

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Southwest Airlines Co. celebrates Disney/Pixar's all-new, big-screen adventure "Coco" in high-flying style this fall with a comprehensive program that includes a Boeing 737-700 aircraft emblazoned...

Southwest is taking delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX today

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Southwest is taking delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX today Amidst all the chaos in Houston for Southwest, the airline is taking delivery of...