It's very hard to take this statement seriously when it seems to be in complete contradiction of the facts released.
For someone who is already afraid of flying, it's horrifying that you can so easily put our lives at risk. Supposedly "minor" problems can result in the death of many, many people. As passengers, we assume that the airline we fly takes as many precautions as possible with our lives.
When I fly, and I do fly, I will go out of my way to avoid Southwest, and will encourage those I care about to do the same.
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