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 Writers Michael Graczyk in Houston and Rodrique Ngowi in Boston contributed to this report.
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