A lawsuit filed by the Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) escalates the union’s already critical public views of Boeing and the 737 MAX, accusing the manufacturer of deliberately misrepresenting and withholding “safety critical” details about the new model for years. The lawsuit, filed Oct. 7, seeks more than $100 million in compensation for funds it is losing and spending, including dues and legal fees, because of the MAX grounding that ...

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