Southwest Pilots Union Blasts Boeing Over 737 Max 8 Comeback

Union president Jon Weaks suggests changing to non-Boeing planes

A Boeing Max 8 flying in the air.
Boeing's 737 Max 8 aircraft has been grounded since March after two crashes. Getty Images

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.

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