April 18, 2018 / 3:18 AM / 5 months ago

BRIEF-Southwest Airlines Says It Is Accelerating Its Existing Engine Inspection Program Relating To CFM56 Engine Family

April 17 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co:

* SOUTHWEST AIRLINES HAS ANNOUNCED THAT IT IS ACCELERATING ITS EXISTING ENGINE INSPECTION PROGRAM RELATING TO THE CFM56 ENGINE FAMILY

* SOUTHWEST AIRLINES - ACCELERATED INSPECTIONS ARE BEING PERFORMED OUT OF AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION AND ARE EXPECTED TO BE COMPLETED OVER THE NEXT 30 DAYS

* SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SAYS AIRLINE EXPECTS MINIMAL DISRUPTION TO THE OPERATION DURING THE COURSE OF THE INSPECTIONS Further company coverage:

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