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Does Alaska Airlines have any 737 MAX 8 planes?

Asked by William Culbert on September 11, 2021

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This followed the October crash of a Lion Air MAX 8 jet with 189 people aboard. "We've received many inquiries about the 737-MAX8 and 737-MAX9 aircraft," the carrier tells customers on its website. "Alaska Airlines does not currently have these aircraft in our fleet."

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