Tuesday, March 12, 2019
TKC TUESDAY NIGHT QUESTION: SHOULD KANSAS CITY ALLOW BOEING 737 MAX 8 AT MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR NEW AIRPORT?!?!
The new airport is a disaster in the making but another sort of crash & burn has captivated the minds of news watchers tonight.
Upon a high-flying suggestions from more than a few from our reader community . . .
SHOULD KANSAS CITY FEEL SAFE WITH SEVERAL 737 MAX 8 FLYING THROUGH COWTOWN SKIES?!?!?
Corporate media is attempting to calm panic and provides just a bit of usable data. . .
According to data from the Kansas City Aviation Department, the 737 Max 8 is scheduled to handle 1.7 percent of KCI's departures this month.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is the only carrier operating the aircraft in Kansas City. In March, the airport's biggest airline is scheduled to use the 737 Max 8 for 82 of its 2,207 departures.
And so we ask . . .
DO YOU LIKE THOSE ODDS OR SHOULD KANSAS CITY JOIN SO MANY OTHERS ASKING FOR THE CONTROVERSIAL PLANES TO BE GROUNDED???
CNBC: Feeling pressure to ground Boeing planes, US Transportation Secretary flies on 737 Max 8
BLOOMBERG: Man Who Grounded Dreamliner Says FAA Should Ground 737, Too
BBC: Boeing: Which airlines use the 737 Max 8?
CNBC: Flight attendants urge carriers to ground Boeing 737 Max planes after crash
DN: Several Boeing 737 Max 8 pilots in U.S. complained about suspected safety flaw
WSJ: Boeing 737 MAX: The Latest Example of a Passive DOT
NPR: U.S. Lawmakers Call To Ground The Boeing 737 MAX 8. FAA Says 'No' For Now
You decide . . .