Southwest Airlines has modified its flight schedule after grounding all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

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Published on April 12, 2019 - Duration: 01:56s

Southwest Airlines has modified its flight schedule after grounding all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

The airline's president, Tom Nealon, is letting customers know that it has modified schedules to avoid last-minute delays or cancellations.

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Southwest Airlines has modified its flight schedule after grounding all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

OVER THE SAME FIVE-YEAR PERIOD.FLYING SOUTHWESTANYTIME SOON?YOUR TRAVEL PLANSMAY RUN INTO SOMETURBULANCE.THAT'S BECAUSE THEAIRLINE..

WHICH FLIESMORE PEOPLE IN ANDOUT OF BUFFALO... THANANY OTHER CARRIER..

ISEXTENDING ITSGROUNDING OF ITSBOEING 7-37 MAX-8" JETSBY ANOTHER TWOMONTHS.OVER THE PAST FEWWEEKS, SOUTHWESTHAS HAD TO DELAY ORCANCEL FLIGHTSBECAUSE IT DIDN'T HAVEENOUGH PLANES TOKEEP UP.NOW -- 7 EYEWITNESSNEWS REPORTER ALAERREBHI TELLS US -- THEAIRLINE'S SCHEDULECHANGES ARE READYFOR TAKEOFF.,PASSENGERANNOUNCEMENTPICTURE THIS: IT'SALMOST TIME FOR YOURVACATION.YOU MADE PLANS WELLIN ADVANCE, YOU SHOWUP WITH YOURSWIMSUIT-FILLEDLUGGAGE, AND......YOUR FLIGHT'SDELAYED.

AND YOU MAYNOT CATCH YOURCONNECTING FLIGHT.WELL, SOUTHWESTAIRLINES DOESN'T WANTYOU TO GO THROUGHTHAT.THE AIRLINE'SPRESIDENT IS LETTINGCUSTOMERS KNOW THATIT HAS MODIFIEDSCHEDULES TO AVOIDLAST-MINUTE DELAYS ORCANCELLATIONS.THE MOVE COMESSEVERAL WEEKS AFTERSOUTHWEST REMOVEDALL BOEING 737 MAX 8AIRCRAFTS FROM ITSFLEET FOLLOWING THECRASH OF TWO MAX 8SIN RECENT MONTHS.THE AIRLINE HASMODIFIED ITS FLIGHTSCHEDULE THROUGHAUGUST 5TH.I THINK IT'S GREAT THATTHE COMPANY AND CEOARE COMMITTED TOPUTTING THE PUBLIC ATEASE.JOSH SMITH WORKS INFILM, WHICH MEANS HETRAVELS A LOT.

AND HESAYS HE USUALLY FLIESWITH SOUTHWEST."IT'S ABSOLUTELYCRUCIAL FOR A BUSINESSTRAVELER THAT THEFLIGHTS BE ON TIME,THAT THEY BE WELLCOORDINATED.

THATYOU'RE NOT GIVEN 20MINUTES TO MAKE ACONNECTIONS ACROSSTWO DIFFERENTTERMINALS.IT'S NOT YET CLEARWHEN THE MAX 8'S WILLBE BACK IN SERVICE.BUT SMITH SAYSTRAVELERS SHOULDN'TWORRY TOO MUCH."THEIR PLANS SHOULDNOT BE SWAYED BY ITHIS A 737?

A 787?

IS THISA WINDOW SEAT, AN ISLESEAT?

YOU'RE GOING TOGET TO WHERE YOU'REGOING.SOUTHWEST AIRLINESHAS MORE THAN 750BOEING 737 IN ITS FLEETNOW 34 OF THOSE AREMAX 8.

THEY'VE BEENGROUNDED SINCE MARCHIN COMPLIANCE WITH THEFAA'S REQUIREMENTS.AND THAT MODIFIEDSCHEDULE CAN BE FOUNDAT SOUTHWEST.COMREPORTING IN BUFFA

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