The plane is the most popular commercial airplane in the world.
"Listen to your flight attendants!" wrote Bobby Laurie.
A spokeswoman for CFM International says the company plans to issue a service bulletin on Friday that would expand the number of engines to be checked beyond those in previous notifications. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the company's stock.
The Dallas-based carrier was not the only operator to ask for more time or suggest other changes.
An initial examination of the engine found evidence of metal fatigue at the point where the blade failed.
"Sitting by the window - particularly if she was leaning against it the way many people do when they're resting - when it broke the full force of the depressurization would have sucked her right out", said the individual, who asked not to be named to speak candidly about the investigation findings.
It is unknown whether the FAA's original directive would have forced Southwest to quickly inspect the engine that blew up.
"We are very concerned", Mr Sumwalt said, referring to the overall challenge of detecting slow-developing metal fatigue. I could do it myself from memory.
"We can confirm the communication and gesture are authentic and heartfelt". Another warned passengers to leave behind carry-on bags if they had to go down a slide.
The National Transportation Safety Board is trying to determine why a fan blade tore loose, shattering the CFM engine and shooting fragments at a wing and the fuselage of the Boeing Co. "We've got injured passengers". Jennifer was a remarkable mother and part of the NMBA family. They, too, were confronted with a stable flight one second and terrible chaos the next.
Riordan died from blunt impact trauma of the head, neck and torso, a spokesman for the Philadelphia Department of Public Health said. Passenger Kathy Farnan said, "They were also taking care of everybody with running around with oxygen, making sure everybody had enough oxygen". The engine debris shattered a window on the Boeing 737 plane, killing a passenger - the first death in a US airline accident since 2009. Not all airlines operating 737s are affected. "It sounded like the plane was coming apart".
Peggy Phillips spoke to WFAA-TV upon her arrival in Dallas Tuesday night. Fifty people were killed in that crash - 49 people on the plane and one person on the ground.
"Obviously, God needed her. Hopefully, she's somebody's guardian angel now".
Tuesday's emergency broke a string of eight straight years without a fatal accident involving a U.S. airliner. The costs will likely be shared by Southwest; the engine's maker, CFM International; and the plane's manufacturer, Boeing. For any blades that fail the inspection, replacement will be required.
Kelly said the plane was inspected on Sunday and nothing appeared out of order. Southwest Airlines had a return on equity of 23.43% and a net margin of 16.48%. The FAA proposed to make CFM's recommendation mandatory in August but never issued a directive.
The engine will be examined further to understand what caused the failure.
"She is the bedrock of our family".