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southwest has thirty four American Airlines twenty four and United fourteen that's the number of Boeing seven thirty seven MAX planes old by the only U. S. air carriers to fly the jet that is had to deadly crashes in five months officials from each airline told Reuters the representatives are meeting with Boeing this weekend to go over the software upgrade that supposed to correct a fatal flaw the software glitch is believed to be the cause of the Ethiopian airlines crash nearly two weeks ago and to the crash of an Indonesian lie in air flight back in October this weekend's meetings are assigned Boeing is close to finalizing the correction meant to change how much authority is given to a new anti stall system developed for the plane southwest delegation will include experts from its technical pilot and training teams who will review documentation and updated training procedures the airline has started to move all of its planes to one location to make the upgrade easier pilots at American Airlines told Reuters they're planning to do some hands on testing this weekend United plans work entirely clear , aviation investigators point to quote clear similarities between the two crashes which killed nearly three hundred and fifty people on recordings retrieved of pilots on both flights investigators heard complaints of flight control problems before the planes went down but a clear because of the accident has yet to be determined the entire fleet has been grounded worldwide getting the three US air carriers to approve the fix is just one step in a long process the software upgrade will still have to be approved by the Federal Aviation Administration as well as regulators in other countries