Southwest Reinstates Half of Grounded Boeing 737-800 Planes Written 18 September 2020


Two Boeing 737s of Southwest Airlines at San Francisco International Airport. | Wikipedia; CC BY-SA 2.0

Reuters reports that on Thursday, Southwest Airlines announced that it returned nearly half of the 115 Boeing 737-800 aircraft to service that it had temporarily grounded. Southwest said that the planes were grounded “to enter the correct weights of the aircraft in question into the system and reset the program.” The weight discrepancy was 75 pounds, and the issue applied to 115 planes, according to Southwest.
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