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Newark - please reopen!

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EWR - Newark  is such a great way to get to NYC!  SW, please go back there as soon as you can afford it.  Cutting out Newark cuts out half my SW travel, and SWA is absolutely my favorite airline.

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Re: Newark - please reopen!

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I suspect a lot of people would like to see SW at Newark.

 

For the time being, due to the MAX grounding and the return of some leased planes to the lessor, SW is short a lot of planes -- in excess of 10% of the fleet.. The airline can't fly everywhere it would like to fly when it is missing more than 1 out of every 10 planes it had been expecting to fly. Perhaps EWR will be added when SW starts getting planes back in service.

 

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