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  • LAX stowaway freed from jail after serving only 3 days of 6-month term

    A woman who stowed away on a flight to Los Angeles International Airport was released from Los Angeles County Jail after serving only three days of her nearly six-month jail sentence. Marilyn Hartman, 62, pleaded guilty earlier this month to violating...
  • Super technology homes in on storm predictability precision

    Stormy weather Friday afternoon delayed a flight in search of exactly that — stormy weather. After an ironic 90-minute delay because of bad weather, a Convair 580 two-engine turboprop plane lifted off from Miami International Airport with a...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • Southwest Airlines is now flying south of the border (to Mexico)

    Southwest Airlines began flying Sunday to Cabo San Lucas and Cancun, its first flights to Mexico, as it took over routes that rapidly disappearing AirTran Airways had been flying. On Saturday, Southwest will add a weekly flight from Milwaukee to Cancun....
  • Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal

    Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal
    Southwest Airlines began revolutionizing the jet-setting world of air travel roughly four decades ago with its no-frills service and helped reshape the U.S. airline industry into the mass transit system of the sky — complete with overcrowding,...
  • Southwest starts O.C.-to-Mexico flights Sunday

    Southwest Airlines is offering fliers a new option for hopping internationally from one sunny location to another — that would be Orange County to Cabo San Lucas. Southwest's first flight to Mexico is scheduled to take off from John Wayne...
  • Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway

    Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway
    San Jose airport officials are downplaying a security breach that occurred earlier this week when a 62-year-old woman with a history of trespassing bypassed checkpoints and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles without a ticket. John...
  • Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area

    Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area
    Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route. Southwest,...
  • Stowaway banned from LAX is arrested again at the airport

    A woman banned from Los Angeles International Airport after stowing away on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose earlier this week was arrested at the airport again Thursday, authorities said. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was taken into custody after...
  • Stowaway banned from LAX is arrested again after returning to airport

    A woman who was banned from Los Angeles International Airport after stowing away on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose earlier in the week was arrested at the airport again Thursday, authorities said. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was arrested Thursday...
  • Southwest flight stowaway to LAX: 'It was stupid'

    Southwest flight stowaway to LAX: 'It was stupid'
    A woman who snuck past two airport security checkpoints in San Jose and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles, where she was arrested, told reporters Wednesday that she wouldn’t do it again. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was charged with a...