- Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) Chief Executive Bob Jordan said on Wednesday the carrier is not counting on deploying the Boeing (BA.N) MAX 7 plane this year.
- Jordan said his 'best guess' is it will be in service by Southwest in early 2024.
- Acting FAA Administrator Billy Nolen declined to comment on the timeline of when the agency might approve the MAX 7.
- Boeing has agreed to boost deliveries this year; 388 737 MAXs for Southwest, 271 of those are for MAX 7s.
Southwest CEO says airline not counting on deploying Boeing MAX 7 jets in 2023
Southwest Airlines CEO Bob Jordan said on Wednesday the carrier is not counting on deploying the Boeing MAX 7 plane this year, which is still awaiting certification from the FAA.