The nation’s biggest airlines, including Delta and American, have come to a tentative agreement with the Treasury Department after days of tense negotiation.
The pilots claim they lost $100 million in wages when Boeing was forced to ground the jets following two fatal crashes.
A Southwest Airlines passenger said she was getting "HEATED" about the delay before the gate agent at Orlando International Airport lightened the mood.
The plane carrying Col. Roy A. Knight Jr. landed at Dallas Love Field Airport, where his son had last waved goodbye to him.
The two planes backed into each other while pushing back from their respective gates on Saturday night. No injuries were reported.
United, American and Southwest have taken Boeing's Max off its schedules through fall as uncertainties over the jets persist.
Panicked passengers rushed past checkpoints, resulting in checkpoint closures for up to three hours and some flight cancellations.
“Yes, it’s a fish. I know. But dang, it was my pet. And just because it wasn’t a cat or dog, it wasn’t as important?” Lanice Powless told a San Diego station.
The 5-year-old’s mother said that the airline employee also snapped a photo of the girl’s boarding pass and posted it on social media.
Over 1,600 flights had been canceled nationwide as of Sunday evening.