Southwest Pilots Union Blasts Boeing Over 737 Max 8 Comeback

Union president Jon Weaks suggests changing to non-Boeing planes

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The union for one of Boeing’s biggest customers, Southwest Airlines, publicly rebuked the airline manufacturer only three days after announcing a timeline for the return of its grounded 737 Max 8 plane.

In a letter to members, Southwest Airlines Pilots Association president Jon Weaks wrote, “The combination of arrogance, ignorance and greed should and will haunt Boeing for eternity. I strongly concur with Southwest exploring obtaining a different and perhaps non-Boeing aircraft for the best interest of all our futures.”

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