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  • Southwest Airlines faces $12-million FAA fine over jet maintenance

    Southwest Airlines is facing a $12-million fine after air safety regulators said the airline didn't comply with maintenance regulations on its Boeing 737 jetliner fleet. The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing the civil penalty against...
  • Letter: A monopoly has bumped up prices

    Re: “Expressing frustration with Bob Hope Airport,” Mailbag, July 23. Your correspondent, Helen Palmer, has found out the realities of monopoly pricing at Burbank Airport. Over the past decade Southwest Airlines has gradually consolidated...
  • New runway bodes well for growth, airlines say

    Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans. With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...
  • When luxury ruled the skies: Flying in the 1950s and '60s

    When luxury ruled the skies: Flying in the 1950s and '60s
    The check-in queue for Southwest Airlines at Terminal 1 at San Francisco International Airport snaked beyond the restrooms and the elevator leading to baggage claim, clear past the entrance to the Air Train, before making a dogleg that stretched almost to...
  • LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal
    The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities. City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
  • American Airlines flight attendants trade paper manuals for tablets

     American Airlines flight attendants trade paper manuals for tablets
    American Airlines will save nearly $1 million per year by switching to electronic manuals for flight attendants from paper ones, the first major carrier to do so, the airline said Wednesday. Flight attendants began accessing the manuals via tablet...
  • Southwest applies for flights to Costa Rica

    Southwest applies for flights to Costa Rica
    Southwest Airlines hopes to add Central America to its list of destinations with daily round trip service from Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Costa Rica starting in early March, the airline announced Friday. The Dallas-...
  • LAX to break ground Tuesday on remodel of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX to break ground Tuesday on remodel of Southwest Airlines terminal
    Work is scheduled to begin next week on a $500-million remodel of the busy Southwest Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. City leaders, airport officials and airline representatives are set to break ground Tuesday at Terminal 1, which...
  • Southwest goes bold in new paint job for planes

    Southwest goes bold in new paint job for planes
    Southwest Airlines on Monday announced a new logo and aircraft paint job, dubbed Heart. "Our collective heartbeat is stronger and healthier than ever, and that's because of the warmth, the compassion, and the smiles of our people," CEO Gary Kelly said...
  • Southwest unveils new logo, design for planes

    Southwest unveils new logo, design for planes
    Many of the airplanes overhead in the Baltimore region could start looking a bit different soon, as Southwest Airlines unveiled a new logo and design for its aircraft Monday. The Dallas-based airline is the largest carrier in and out of BWI Thurgood...
  • Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport

    Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport
    A Southwest Airlines jet clipped a stationary JetBlue plane as it was pushing back from the gate at Logan International Airport in Boston on Monday, according to CBS Boston. The JetBlue plane was empty and although both aircrafts sustained minor...