Jeff Brody's wife was nervous about being on the same model of jet as the Ethiopian Airlines flight that crashed days earlier. They had looked into switching flights, but the options were too expensive for the family of five, the actor said.
Boeing said 'safety is a core value' and supported by the FAA and the Trump administration's decision
"We strongly considered changing flights before leaving because my wife was very concerned, but we decided to continue with our plans because we had and the time constraint and did not think there was enough evidence of an issue with this aircraft, "Brody told CNN via Twitter
Brody traveled from Boston to Houston on Southwest Flight 1
He saw a safety pamphlet for the 737 Max 8 in his seat pocket so he knew he was on "It was almost full, but there were 40 empty seats," Brody said. "There were a couple of people asking the flight attendants about [the plane] but there was no weird panic or anything. "
Jenny Meads said she was "nervous" when she boarded a flight in Oakland and learned she was on a Max 8 plane. She only became aware of it when she saw the plane's pamphlet in the seat pocket.
"When we get back into the airspace where our "Means said she was" pretty scary "when she heard of other people," she told CNN after landing in Atlanta.  "I think it is the right choice, I mean what if God forbid, another one is going to happen?" Vincent Crivelli's KPRC affiliate reporter tweeted mid-flight from a Boeing 737 Max 9 plane that was flying from Houston to San Francisco. He noted the safety pamphlet about the aircraft, which was one of the types that had been grounded
"I'm currently on a flight to @flySFO.A flight attendant was unaware of the emergency order. hours left in my journey, "he said on Twitter after he learned of the President's emergency order
Other passengers were not too worried to be on one of the grounded types of planes
Passenger Adam Crawford realized he was on and Max 8, flying to Atlanta, when he also saw the safety pamphlet on the plane.
"It really did not bother me," he told CNN. "
Some passengers never stepped on board
Dave Wasserman was waiting to board a flight at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston when a United Airlines employee said the aircraft could not be used.
"Ladies and gentlemen, I'm sorry to say that we are not going to use this aircraft to go to Orlando," the employee announced in a video .
"As you know, there are some controversies going on about the 737 Max aircraft, which is a 737 Max 9. The controversy is with the 737 Max 8 aircraft. "
"Airport staff were upfront and said that was reason." Moments later, news came out about President's order, "Greenberg told CNN via Twitter.