737 MAX Customers Hold Off On Orders Amid COVID-19 Written 20 November 2020


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

Reuters reports that Boeing 737 MAX US and European customers, including Southwest Airlines, “signaled caution on their order books as they monitor demand in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.” Southwest Chief Executive Gary Kelly said, “If demand is going to be persistently depressed, we can retire and not need to take airplanes as replacements.” Ryanair also said Thursday that it does not have plans for additional orders for the jet, but would consider buying more if prices fall.
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