• Southwest Airlines is going to allow people who don't want to fly on the Boeing 737 Max to switch planes for free

    1 month ago - By Chron

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    Southwest Airlines CMO Ryan Green told CNBC that his airline won't make passengers who don't want to fly on the Boeing 737 Max pay additional airfare to switch flights.
    Southwest does not charge passengers a fee to change their tickets, but it does usually charge customers the difference in airfare.
    All Boeing 737 Max airliners have been grounded since March 13 with the jet pulled from Southwest's flight schedule until August 5.
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    Those who don't want to the fly on the Boeing 737 Max won't have to. According to Southwest...
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  • Governance Experts on Boeing: ‘There Is Something Wrong with the Board'

    Governance Experts on Boeing: ‘There Is Something Wrong with the Board'

    1 month ago - By Fortune

    As Boeing takes steps to get its embattled 737 MAX aircraft up and flying again, investigations and lawsuits continue to pile up in the aftermath of October's Lion Air Flight 610 crash and March's Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 accident, taking a total of 346 lives. The crisis has caused frustrated stakeholders and corporate governance experts to question both the makeup of the board, and how they're responding- placing a collection of people who are used to operating in inner sanctums under intense scrutiny and pressure.
    The main question: Is the board at least partially to blame?
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  • To Get Boeing 737 Max Flying, Global Consensus Will Be Hard

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    One big sticking point is whether to require that pilots undergo additional training on a simulator. If the training is required, the planes would be grounded for longer than expected.
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