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The troubled 737 MAX's prolonged grounding and uncertainties are hurting Boeing’s (BA) commercial aircraft order and delivery numbers.

On Monday, Southwest Airlines said that it will accelerate inspections of 38 remaining second-hand jets. The company bought the jets from foreign carriers.

Analysts have remained bullish about United Airlines stock. The analysts polled by Reuters provided a consensus "buy" recommendation on the stock.

Boeing stock gained 4.6% on Monday due to hope about the 737 MAX's early return to commercial service. The aircraft to resume commercial service in January.

With a year-to-date return of 25.2%, Southwest Airlines (LUV) stock has outperformed broader markets and the iShares Transportation Average ETF (IYT).

Two major US airlines have once again extended their Boeing (BA) 737 MAX grounding periods due to rising uncertainties over Boeing gaining safety approval.

Boeing has reportedly lost a huge aircraft order to Airbus. According to Reuters, GE Capital Aviation Services has ordered 25 Airbus planes.

French aircraft maker Airbus seems to be leveraging the Boeing (BA) 737 MAX fallout by expanding its aircraft production capacity in China.

A whistleblower’s new allegations could mean more trouble for Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner program. The latest revelations could make Boeing’s problems worse.

Combined, Southwest Airlines and American Airlines estimate that the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft grounding will cost them approximately $1 billion this year.