Southwest Airlines

This undated photo released by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office shows Marilyn Hartman. Federal law enforcement officials say Hartman tried at least three times to breach airport security before she was able to get through a checkpoint without a boarding pass at Mineta San Jose International Airport on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

Serial stoway sentenced to 177 days in jail

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A serial stowaway who sneaked onto a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose to Los Angeles and was ordered to stay away from LAX, only to be arrested one day later […]

08/13/2014

In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet plane lands at Love Field in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

FAA proposes to fine Southwest Airlines $12M

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. The […]

07/28/2014

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

Southwest opens new chapter: international flights

DALLAS (AP) — After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. Southwest is taking over routes […]

07/01/2014

In this Feb. 3, 2014 file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet plane lands at Love Field in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

Seattle airport jetway drops as people exit flight

SEATAC, Wash. (AP) — Seattle-Tacoma International Airport says passengers were exiting a Southwest Airlines flight when a jet bridge to the terminal dropped several feet Tuesday, but no one was injured. Airport spokeswoman Christina Faine […]

05/13/2014

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)

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

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