Boeing Company made misinterpretations with 737 MAX planes which essentially to be addressed as Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines, Gray Kelly informed shareholders on Wednesday, but he professed that he is still optimistic about the rescinded jets will definitely return services in the US in summer leaving all the drawbacks after two crashes.
Southwest Airlines as the largest MAX operator of the world it flies only the 737 models of MAX has reached to stake for the misleading development strategy based on fuel-efficiency, as well as world-wide rescinding in March for the involvement of deadly crashes, one in Indonesia and one in Ethiopia.
Following the outcome, Southwest Airlines has dismissed 160 daily flights through 5th August, staking revenue and expenses, and pushing its development plans on hold. The low-cost carrier initiated service to Hawaii earlier this year but has had to postpone flying there from San Diego and Sacramento for the rescinding of the MAX groundings.
Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines, Gray Kelly said at the meeting of the annual shareholders of the company in Denver, where Southwest Airlines boomed rapidly than another city, “Boeing made some mistakes … they need to address those mistakes ”.
Questioned by a shareholder whether he was attempting to seek compensation from Boeing, Southwest Airlines Chief Executive Officer Gray Kelly said, “ No one is happy with the situation. All of our growth is with the MAX”.
A few among about 40 shareholders questioned Southwest Airlines Chief Executive Officer about the profound MAX exposure of the airlines. The MAX jets render less than 5 percent fleet of Southwest of about 750 but the airline has at least 249 more on order.
Southwest Airlines programming flights on the MAX as of the 6th of August, but it is still not clear whether the regulators will clear it to fly by then. They were rescinded following an Ethiopian Airlines accident just five months after a similar Lion Air Crash, killing a combined 346 people.
During a call with investors in the last month, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg said he knows, “ we have some work to do to earn and re-earn the trust of our customers and the flying public in particular.”
The acting Chief of Federal Aviation Administration, Dan Elwell told the legislators that he expects Boeing to submit a software fix soon, a leading step to flying the flight again.