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The Boeing 737 Max won’t return to service at Southwest Airlines until February at the earliest, the union that represents the airline’s pilots said.

The worldwide grounding of the Boeing 737 Max, now in its eighth month, is driving up costs for airlines as they cancel thousands more flights into 2020.

United Airlines on Friday joined other U.S. carriers in scrapping Boeing 737 Max plans to return to service until January, cancelling hundreds more flights as the worldwide grounding from two fatal crashes enters its eighth month, forcing airlines to cancel hundreds of flights.

Strong travel demand, particularly from high-paying passengers, boosted Delta Air Lines’ revenue and profits in the third quarter, but costs are on the rise, pressuring the carrier’s stock on Thursday.

American Airlines pulled the Boeing 737 Max from its schedules until mid-January, delaying its return longer than any U.S. airline, as the prolonged grounding of the troubled plane disrupts year-end holiday travel.

The U.S. announced tariffs on Airbus planes after winning a World Trade Organization dispute over subsidies received by the aircraft manufacturer, and travelers may end up paying higher airfare as a result.

United Parcel Service received federal approval to operate a fleet of drones, giving it broad privileges to expand unmanned package delivery, the shipping giant said Tuesday.

Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg will testify before House lawmakers next month in what will be his first public hearing since two fatal crashes of the company’s popular 737 Max jets.

Federal safety investigators on Thursday said Boeing overestimated how well pilots could handle to a flurry of alerts when things go wrong on its 737 Max planes, which have been grounded since March after two fatal crashes killed a total of 346 people.

The Boeing 737 Max’s return to service after two fatal crashes will be up to the safety assessment of each country, the Federal Aviation Administration said Monday.

Airbus SE wants to know everything passengers are consuming on board — from coffee to movies, even toilet paper.

An American Airlines mechanic has been arrested and charged with sabotaging an aircraft’s navigation system before a flight in July, forcing crew to abort takeoff from Miami, authorities said.

American Airlines’ operational struggles this year have forced it to pause plans to add more seats to aircraft as the carrier grapples with the Boeing 737 Max grounding and a protracted labor dispute.

United Airlines on Friday said it doesn’t plan to fly the Boeing 737 Max until Dec. 19, more than a month later than previously expected, as the worldwide grounding of the jets, approaches the six-month mark and flight cancellations pile up during the holiday season.

United Airlines frequent flyers can procrastinate even more when it comes to using their miles. Starting Wednesday, they’ll no longer expire.