| May 30, 2014
| 7:15 AM
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...
| Jun 15, 2014
| 9:00 AM
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.
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:46 PM
Passengers weary of going through sometimes long and tedious security lines at Orlando International Airport could start getting a break — if they are willing to pay $85 and get fingerprinted.
The Transportation Security Administration on...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
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,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
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...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 9:41 AM
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...
| May 29, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The fares advertised by Southwest Airlines sounded too good to be true: $59 for flights from Atlanta to Los Angeles, Chicago or New York.
When would-be fliers tried to book the fares, they found no seats available on those routes.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 12:32 PM
A flight bound for Sacramento was forced to make an emergency landing in Omaha after witnesses say a passenger tried to open the door midair.
Passengers said they were forced to restrain the man, identified by KCRA-TV as Joshua Carl Lee Suggs, who was...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 1:55 PM
A California man who tried to open a rear aircraft door on a Southwest Airlines flight from Chicago to Sacramento was subdued by passengers and flight attendants before the flight was diverted to Nebraska, according to federal charges against him....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 2:10 PM
A 23-year-old man accused of trying to open a jetliner door during a California-bound Southwest Airlines flight is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.
Joshua Carl Lee Suggs was arrested Sunday after Flight 722 left Chicago’s Midway Airport and...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Southwest Airlines flight attendant Marty Cobb has gone viral -- just for giving the in-flight safety briefing on a recent flight.
Cobb's one-liners delivered with impeccable comic timing sent a YouTube video of her hilarious instructions into the...