Southwest pulls 737 MAX until March, nearly a year after grounding
Friday, 8 November 2019 Southwest Airlines said on Friday it is extending Boeing 737 MAX cancellations until March 6, 2020, just shy of the one-year anniversary of an Ethiopian Airlines crash of the jet that led to a worldwide grounding.
New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday while at least 12 other states saw record COVID-19 spikes - and the World Health Organization reported a record number of new daily cases. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.
Three large wildfires in Arizona on Thursday drove over 2,000 people from their homes. Reuters reports dry conditions and gusting winds are whipping blazes across America. The Bush fire is being fed by gusting winds, low relative humidity, and triple-digit temperatures. Firefighters are struggling to contain the flames, which are consuming ponderosa pine, piñon and juniper trees in the Tonto National Forest.
Southwest Airlines said Wednesday it has enough cash to carry on business for the next two years as travel demand gradually picks up. As Fred Katayama reports, the carrier will also keep middle seats vacant through September.
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