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Boeing to fix deadly 737 Max software, but is that enough for passengers?

10/04/2019 737 Max 8, Boeing, Plane Crash, Tech, Transportation


Boeing, the American aircraft maker of the 737 Max 8 planes involved in two fatal crashes in a five-month period, is hustling to salvage its reputation so passengers and air carriers will fly on those planes again. (Out of all U.S.-based carriers, Southwest and American Airlines had the largest number of the planes in their fleets.) The company has even paid for its side of the story to appear at

Flight on Southwest or American? Make sure it wasn’t on a Boeing 737 Max.

The FAA may have just messed up your travel plans.  On Wednesday, the agency announced that it’s grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and 9 airplanes after two fatal crashes in the last five months. The two airlines with the most Boeing 737 Max 8 planes? Southwest with 34 and American Airlines with 24.  The Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday prompted the groundings. Just a few months before in October,