But not all passengers are mourning the loss.
Despite a few bright spots, the rights workers have struggled for many years to gain are under increased attack.
We cannot allow good jobs to be lost so easily, and with such careless disregard from the government of the United States.
There are concerns the plane could be used to evade the law.
If we really want to encourage cheap flights, industry growth and consumer welfare in airlines, the transport minister's way is definitely the best policy.
We should all welcome the federal government's announcement last week signalling that it wants to continue a mutually beneficial relationship with Boeing.
In its battle with the Government of Canada, Boeing's team has taken a dated approach to its public affairs in the Canadian arena.
Ottawa will buy used Australian F-18 jets instead.
My concern is that Canada is once again letting incredible aerospace innovation slip through our fingers and out of the country.
The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a tariff of more than 200 per cent on Bombardier's C-Series regional jet.