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  • Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area

    Powerful storms, heavy wind batter Chicago area
    A violent line of storms pounded the Chicago area late Monday, bringing torrential rains and powerful wind gusts and leaving hundreds of thousands of homes without power. The storm system may have produced small tornadoes in areas south of Chicago,...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...
  • Southwest Airlines begins international service to Caribbean

    Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest domestic carrier, begins flying outside of the borders of the U.S. on Tuesday, with flights to the Caribbean. The expansion of service comes as part of Southwest's previously announced plan to take over the...
  • Southwest Airlines gets ready to go international

    From its Texas beginnings 43 years ago, Southwest Airlines Co. has grown to be the largest domestic carrier in the United States. But it has never flown to an airport outside the U.S. On Tuesday, that changes. The Dallas-based carrier will launch...
  • Impact of airline mergers a mixed bag, study says

    The spate of airline mergers over the past decade raised fear among consumer advocates that the consolidation would kill competition and hike fares. In fact, the results have been a bit more mixed, according to a study released last week. The U.S....
  • Southwest Airlines co-founder Rollin King passes away

    DALLAS Southwest Airlines co-founder Rollin King has died. King was the South Texas businessman who sat down in the 1960s with his attorney, Herb Kelleher, to sketch out the idea for an intra-Texas airline. The idea turned into Air Southwest. By the time...
  • Airfare: Round trip to Mexico City from Orange County for $312

    Here’s an international airfare that has an unusual twist: It’s from Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA). The round-trip fare to Mexico City on AirTran or Southwest is $312, including all taxes and fees. It is for travel any day of...
  • $59 Southwest fares really were too good to be true

    The fares advertised by Southwest Airlines sounded too good to be true: $59 for flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles, Chicago or New York. They were. When would-be fliers tried to book the fares, they found no seats available on those routes. The U....
  • United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program

    United Airlines overhauls frequent flier program
    United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers. The decision, announced Tuesday,...
  • Airlines on-time rates improve in April

    Airlines on-time rates improve in April
    The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...
  • 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...