Airlines might not love Boeing right now, but switching planes won't be easy

Oct 24, 2019
The waitlist for new Airbus planes is seven years long.
It's unclear when or if the 737 Max will return to the skies. Above, a Boeing 737 Max 8 takes off for a test flight in 2016.
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How companies like Wegmans, Southwest and Harley-Davidson get cult-like followings

May 29, 2019
What is it that turns customers into die-hard fans?
Senior PGA champion Paul Broadhurst pushes a shopping cart carrying his trophy outside of a Wegmans grocery store during a media tour on March 26, 2019 in Rochester, New York.
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What are the most common Boeing Max routes?

Apr 16, 2019
Major airlines have decided to suspend use of the plane through the summer season.
An American Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8, on a flight from Miami to New York City, prepares to land at LaGuardia Airport on Monday morning, March 11, 2019 in the Queens borough of New York City. 
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Southwest gets FAA approval to fly to Hawaii

Mar 1, 2019
Southwest flights to Hawaii will start in small Californian airports, possibly as soon as this month.
Southwest flights to Hawaii will start in small Californian airports, possibly as soon as this month.
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Buffett says airlines are now a good investment

Nov 15, 2016
For decades, the investor said airlines were a good way to lose money.
Warren Buffett has invested heavily in American Airlines, Delta and United. He even bought some Southwest shares.
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Southwest Airlines revives 'Wanna Get Away' campaign

Sep 7, 2016
Southwest is trying to bring attention to its low fares by bringing back an old slogan.
An old Southwest campaign is making a comeback.
Courtesy Southwest Airlines.

When do airlines decide to kick people off planes?

Apr 18, 2016
Several incidents have resulted in airlines removing people from planes, but the reasons why weren't always clear.
Security check-point lines stretch well in the baggage claim area 19 October 2001 at Denver International Airport.
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