Southwest Airlines' President Just Issued an Extraordinary Statement That Is Very Bad News for Summer Travelers
April 12, 2019 - by Peter Economy The Leadership Guy for inc.com
- As a result of the Boeing 737 MAX fiasco, Southwest will be forced to cancel 160 flights each day during the busy summer travel season
As a Southwest Airlines customer, yesterday I received an email update from President Tom Nealon about the company's now-grounded fleet of 34 Boeing 737 MAX airplanes and the impact on the airline's summer travel schedules.
The news was definitely not good.
As a result of the Boeing 737 MAX fiasco, Southwest has made the decision to take the aircraft off its schedule through August 5, 2019 -- forcing the cancellation of 160 flights each day during the busy summer travel season.
In addition, American already announced this past weekend that the airline was taking its 737 MAX aircraft off its schedule through June 5, 2019. If Boeing's fix doesn't arrive soon, it's likely that the airline will have to push out this date even further...