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Jan. 12, 2014: Passengers exit a Southwest Airlines flight that was supposed to land at Branson Airport in Branson, Mo., but instead landed at Taney County Airport, in Hollister, Mo., that only has about half as much runway. (AP Photo/ Scott Schieffer)

Audio captures confusion of wrong-airport landing

DALLAS (AP) — A newly released air traffic control recording captures the confusion when a Southwest plane landed at the wrong Missouri airport in January. Southwest Airlines Co. said Monday that the captain and co-pilot […]

03/24/2014

Jan. 12, 2014: Passengers exit a Southwest Airlines flight that was supposed to land at Branson Airport in Branson, Mo., but instead landed at Taney County Airport, in Hollister, Mo., that only has about half as much runway. (AP Photo/ Scott Schieffer)

NTSB: Pilots confused by wrong airport’s lights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Southwest Airlines pilots who recently landed at the wrong airport in Missouri have told investigators they were confused by the small airport’s runway lights, believing it to be a larger airport in […]

01/17/2014

Jan. 12, 2014: Passengers exit a Southwest Airlines flight that was supposed to land at Branson Airport in Branson, Mo., but instead landed at Taney County Airport, in Hollister, Mo., that only has about half as much runway. (AP Photo/ Scott Schieffer)

Pilots grounded after landing at wrong airport

DALLAS (AP) — The pilots of a Southwest Airlines flight that mistakenly landed at the wrong Missouri airport were grounded Monday, less than a day after they touched down at a small airfield that gave […]

01/13/2014

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Southwest flight lands at wrong Mo. airport

BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight that was scheduled to arrive Sunday night at Branson Airport in southwest Missouri instead landed at an airport 7 miles north — with a runway half the […]

01/12/2014

A Southwest Airlines plane. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

Man climbs fence at Phoenix airport, runs to plane

PHOENIX (AP) — A man has been arrested after climbing a fence at the Phoenix airport on Christmas Day and running out to a plane that had just landed, police said early Thursday. Robert Edward […]

12/26/2013

An Alaska Airlines plane takes off Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

With vacationers not traveling, airlines boost on-time mark

(AP) – Airlines are doing a better job of staying on schedule now that fewer people are flying. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Wednesday that 83.8 percent of domestic flights arrived on time in […]

11/13/2013

People exit Los Angeles International Airport Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Thousands of fliers delayed after LAX shooting

Thousands of fliers across the U.S. were delayed after the shooting at Los Angeles International Airport closed parts of the airport. The prolonged shutdown at the nation’s third-largest airport was particularly troublesome for those hoping […]

11/02/2013

In this photo provided by Jared Rosenstein, a Southwest Airlines plane whose nose gear collapsed as it touched down on the runway is surrounded by emergency vehicles at LaGuardia Airport in New York on Monday, July 22, 2013. The plane was carrying 149 passengers and crew. (AP Photo/Jared Rosenstein)

LaGuardia fully reopens after jet’s hard landing

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s LaGuardia Airport fully reopened Tuesday, a day after the collapse of a plane’s front landing gear sent it skidding along the tarmac and temporarily closed the airport. The […]

07/23/2013

A southwest airlines plane rests on the tarmac  after what officials say was a nose gear collapse during a landing at LaGuardia Airport, Monday, July 22, 2013, in New York. The Federal Aviation Administration says the plane landed safely. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

10 hurt as landing gear collapses at NYC

NEW YORK (AP) — The front landing gear of a flight arriving at New York’s LaGuardia Airport collapsed Monday right after the plane touched down on the runway, officials said, sending the aircraft skidding before […]

07/22/2013

Southwest Airlines

No bomb found aboard LA-to-Texas Southwest flight

PHOENIX (AP) — Southwest Airlines says passengers on a plane diverted to Phoenix because of a bomb threat have been flown to their original destination on another plane. No bomb was found on the plane […]

06/11/2013

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100 students ejected from NYC to Atlanta flight

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were thrown off an AirTran flight, along with their chaperones, after the pilot and crew lost patience […]

06/04/2013

Power restored after outage at San Diego airport

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Power has been restored to a San Diego Airport terminal, after an outage caused minor flight delays and forced security workers to hand-screen luggage and passengers. San Diego Airport Authority spokeswoman […]

05/26/2013

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