Southwest cancels Pittsburgh to Los Angeles flight

Southwest cancels Pittsburgh to Los Angeles flight

FILE PHOTO: A Southwest airlines plane prepares to take off from Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport on February 20, 2019, in Fort Lauderdale. There are reports of a computer outage that is delaying flights.

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Southwest Airlines is cutting its route between Pittsburgh and Los Angeles, Pittsburgh International Airport announced on Monday.

Service between the two cities, which had been operating six days a week, was suspended in June due to issues with the airline's Boeing 737 Max 8 jets. Problems with the plane — two 737 Max 8 jets have crashed under similar circumstances since October 2018 — led to the Federal Aviation Administration grounding all 737 Max 8s.

Read more in the Pittsburgh Business Times. 

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