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737 MAX 8 Aircraft Update

1/14/2020 2:08:43 PM Central Standard Time

Southwest Airlines continues to monitor information from Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the impending 737 MAX software enhancements and training requirements. We remain confident that, once certified by the FAA, the enhancements will support the safe operation of the MAX.


Based on continued uncertainty around the timing of MAX return to service, we have proactively removed the MAX from our flight schedule through June 3, 2020.

Please refer to Airline Policies for any information that may affect your flights.
We also recommend that you check your flight status by calling the airline or verifying flight times online prior to proceeding to the airport.
We will continue to monitor and update this information as changes occur.


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Airline policies

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Southwest Airlines Scheduled Air
3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM - 6/3/2020 11:55:00 PM
Customers who are travelling who want to alter their travel plans may rebook in the original class of service and city pairs within 14 days of their original date of travel without paying any additional charge.

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