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Christine Carlton, who arrived on a United flight from San Antonio, said she wouldn’t seek to change planes but would instead “just be stuck and hope for the best.”

Many sounded like Casey Ager, a 22-year-old from Seattle, who said he wouldn’t have any misgivings about getting on a 787.

“If it’s out there and they’re letting us fly, I trust it’s ready to go,” he said.

Associated Press Writer Michael Graczyk in Houston contributed to this report.