The Southwest "Operational Emergency" Isn't a Safety Danger, Skift Editor Says

February 20, 2019

Southwest Airlines declared an "operational emergency" due to an unusually high number of planes out of service for maintenance issues. But the term may not indicate a safety issue for passengers. Brian Sumers, senior aviation business editor at Skift, explains why it actually comes down to a labor dispute in this week's episode of Cheddar Rides.