DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Southwest Airlines continues to negotiate with Boeing over damage caused by the grounding of the 737 Max.

Southwest Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly said Monday in a note to employees that the airline is considering ways to share the compensation with workers.

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Kelly isn’t giving details about negotiations with Boeing.

Southwest has 34 Max jets and more on order. It has taken the planes out of its schedule through Jan. 5 — longer than American and United.

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Max jets have been grounded since March, after two deadly accidents. Boeing hopes to get them flying again later this year.

Boeing took a $4.9 billion after-tax charge in the second quarter to cover Max-related compensation to airlines. Boeing delivered nearly 400 of the planes before they were grounded.

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