| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:38 PM
First it was San Jose, Costa Rica; then Reykjavik, Iceland. On Monday, officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport announced plans by Southwest Airlines — the airport's largest carrier — to begin nonstop service to Los Cabos, Mexico.
| Nov 9, 2014
| 5:17 PM
Midway Airport is the first airport in the world to install a bed of lightweight glass rocks beyond the end of a runway that in an emergency crumbles to bring a landing jet traveling at 80 mph to a halt, according to aviation officials.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Sooner or later, nearly everyone ends up complaining about an airline — usually aloud, but sometimes in a missive that goes to the airline. After all, you've paid your hard-earned money and you expect something in return, something you paid for....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 8:18 AM
The new south runway is just the beginning. Over the next three years, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport plans several major projects, from refurbishing the terminals to upgrading signs, part of its $2.3 billion improvement program. Many...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Fliers looking for AirTran Airways flights won't find them on Airtran.com anymore. The website now introduces customers to Southwest Airlines, which bought the airline in 2011 and, by the end of the year, promises to have fully integrated the two...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Complaints against airlines skyrocketed during the first nine months of this year, according to a report released Thursday, with gripes about cancellations, delays and missed connections making up one-third of the total.
Meanwhile, O'Hare and Midway...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Southwest Airlines on Monday began offering Beats Music service aboard its Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft, the carrier said.
Southwest, which carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline, said passengers can listen to pop, rock, country and...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 9:22 PM
In their ongoing quest to squeeze more revenue out of passengers, airlines are split on a big potential moneymaker: in-flight entertainment.
Large carriers such as Delta Air Lines have invested heavily in touch-screen entertainment systems that are...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 7:27 PM
Southwest Airlines can phase in up to 15 more daily flights out of John Wayne Airport next year, bringing the carrier's total to 67, according to an annual plan approved by the Orange County Board of Supervisors last week.
Each year, the airport and...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:05 PM
DALLAS In August 2013, Southwest Airlines tightened its schedule so it could add more flights during the day. In fact, it created the equivalent of 16 more airplanes of flying, without adding the airplanes.
It spent the following 12 months trying to...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:53 PM
Southwest Airlines is eager to expand at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, a senior executive says.
New domestic and international flights are likely when improvements to Terminal 1 are done in 2017-18, Dave Harvey, senior director network...