United joins 2 airlines in canceling Boeing 737 flights

United Airlines joined Southwest Airlines and American Airlines in canceling use of the Boeing 737 Max jets through at least early July.
1:07 | 04/16/19

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Now to new trouble for Boeing after those two fatal crashes, all of the 737 max jets are grounded and now united airlines is joining southwest and American canceling flights of those planes through at least early July. Our senior transportation correspondent David Kerley is in Washington with those details. Good morning, David. Reporter: Good morning, robin. As you mentioned united the latest raising questions now about the very busy summer travel season, could be a record travel season. How will this affect it? United is saying it will cancel flights through early July on its 14 aircraft joining American airlines which already canceled its 24 aircraft all the way out to August 19th and the largest own of the jets southwest canceling 34 jets through August 59. They're trying to avoid ruining anybody's summer vacation. Some travelers may have to go through a connecting flight instead of a nonstop because of the cancellations. The bottom line for these three airlines very costly, Michael, by our calculations at least 7,000 flights have been canceled since this aircraft has been grounded. Michael. Going to be inconvenient but hopefully a lot safer. Thank you so much, David Kerley.

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