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Boeing 737 MAX groundings plague U.S. airlines, 'frustrated' Southwest exits Newark

Jul 25 2019

Boeing Co's top two U.S. customers warned on Thursday of an increasing financial toll from the prolonged grounding of the 737 MAX jet, which prompted a "frustated" Southwest Airlines Co to announce it was ending operations at Newark Liberty International airport.

American Airlines sees $400 million pretax hit in 2019 from 737 MAX grounding

Jul 25 2019

American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it expected the Boeing 737 MAX grounding to hit its 2019 pretax earnings by about $400 million, sending shares down about 1%, even as a strong passenger demand lifted quarterly revenues.

UPDATE 1-American Airlines sees $400 mln pretax hit in 2019 from 737 MAX grounding

Jul 25 2019

July 25 American Airlines Group Inc said on Thursday it expected the Boeing 737 MAX grounding to hit its 2019 pretax earnings by about $400 million, sending shares down about 1%, even as a strong passenger demand lifted quarterly revenues.

Southwest ekes out profit as bookings offset MAX groundings; Newark operations ceased

Jul 25 2019

Southwest Airlines Co eked out a small profit in the second quarter on Thursday as strong bookings offset the financial blow of the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX jets, which forced the carrier to cease operations at Newark Liberty International airport.

Southwest schedules without Boeing 737 MAX until Nov. 2, freezes pilot hiring

Jul 18 2019

Southwest Airlines Co joined U.S. rivals on Thursday in cancelling more flights until early November due to the continued grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX, which has also prompted the low-cost carrier to freeze new pilot hiring.

United tops profit estimates as MAX woes prompt higher fares in robust travel market

Jul 16 2019

United Airlines Holdings Inc on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected increase in second-quarter profit, driven by strong air travel demand and the ability to charge more for seats after the grounding of Boeing Co's 737 MAX reduced capacity.

American Airlines extends Boeing 737 MAX cancellations for fourth time

Jul 14 2019

American Airlines Group Inc said on Sunday it is extending for a fourth time cancellations of about 115 daily flights into early November due to the ongoing grounding of the Boeing Co 737 MAX jets.

Boeing 737 MAX to remain off United Airlines' schedule until November 3

Jul 12 2019

United Airlines Holdings said on Friday the Boeing 737 MAX would stay off its flight schedule until Nov. 3, a fresh extension leading to about 2,100 cancellations in September and 2,900 in October as the jets remain grounded worldwide.

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