| Feb 24, 2015
| 11:08 PM
Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.
The airline said Tuesday night that it had canceled 90 flights so far. The grounding covers about...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 9:45 AM
More than 100 grounded Southwest Airlines planes were back in service Wednesday, after aviation officials approved a plan that would allow the company to keep flying the planes despite lapsed maintenance inspections of backup hydraulic systems....
| Feb 1, 2015
| 10:00 AM
The good news for fliers who like to stay connected in the air is that your chances of getting wireless Internet on a U.S.-based airline are now 66%, up from 38% in 2013.
The bad news is that your chances of getting on a flight with Wi-Fi and a power...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 1:04 PM
Southwest Airlines is a leader on airport runways, but now the popular low-cost carrier is inspiring some high-flying fashion accessories.
Looptworks, a Portland, Ore., brand that creates products from upcycled materials, has teamed with Southwest for...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 12:37 PM
United Airlines is considering Chicago and two other cities as sites to consolidate its pilot training centers.
The cost-saving move would combine pilot training done in Denver and Houston. Chicago is a third possible location. The airline has about 12,...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 12:51 PM
Howey Horse Haven, a nonprofit horse rescue organization, will host "Hearts & Hooves," a silent auction and dinner Saturday in the Magnolia Room at the Leesburg campus of Lake-Sumter State College, 9501 U.S. Highway 441.
The silent auction, which is 6...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 5:24 PM
Law enforcement officials found no bombs on two planes at Atlanta's main airport after authorities received what they considered credible threats, FBI spokesman Stephen Emmett said.
The threats were originally posted to Twitter by @kingZortic. At...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 8:20 AM
Imagine Dragons is ready to rock you — in the sky.
The Grammy-winning band and Southwest Airlines announced Monday that the group will perform a surprise Live at 35 concert at 35,000 feet on a Feb. 24 flight.
Southwest will launch a...
| Jan 26, 2015
| 1:09 PM
SkyMall wasn't all life-size Yeti statues, John McCain gargoyle sculptures and motorized, voice-controlled Star Wars R2-D2 toys.
My daughter sleeps on a bed my wife picked out of the SkyMall catalog at 30,000 feet. That's also where we found the shelves...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 5:18 AM
WEST BAY, Fla. (AP) — Silver Airways will begin offering daily flights from Northwest Florida Beaches International Airport to Tampa and Orlando.
The airlines announced Monday that it will offer twice-daily flights to Orlando International Airport...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 11:02 AM
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings said Thursday it earned $28 million in the fourth quarter, falling short of Wall Street estimates.
Chicago-based United Continental Holdings, parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it earned $28 million in...