| May 8, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Southwest Airlines said it will expand the use of mobile-based boarding passes to Chicago's Midway Airport, and several others, allowing passengers to use their cell phones to pass security checks and board aircraft.
Southwest passengers with flights...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:24 PM
| May 29, 2014
| 7:30 AM
AirTran Airways is set to fly into the history books Dec. 28 when it makes a final flight from Atlanta to Tampa, Fla. AirTran Flight 1 will retrace a route that's a nod to the airline's first flight in October 1993.
The carrier, now owned by Southwest...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 5:26 PM
Airline mergers have put more than 70% of the nation's domestic traffic in the hands of four major carriers. But low-cost airlines still have some influence over airfares.
A new study shows that when airlines such as JetBlue, Spirit, Frontier, Alaska...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:17 PM
Flights out of Bob Hope Airport in Burbank were grounded for less than an hour Wednesday afternoon because the Federal Aviation Administration was having computer problems, according to airport officials.
At about 2:35 p.m., the airfield got word that...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
With the coming expiration of a federal law that restricts airline traffic out of Texas' Love Field, Southwest Airlines has announced a slew of nonstop flights from that airport, including a flight to Los Angeles International Airport.
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Southwest Airlines, the nation's biggest domestic carrier, continued its expansion into international destinations by announcing new daily routes to Mexico and the Bahamas.
The new routes represent only the second batch of international destinations...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The nation's biggest domestic carrier is going international.
Southwest Airlines announced Monday plans to leave U.S. airspace in July with flights to three Caribbean beach cities in time for the summer travel season.
The move by the Dallas-based...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:07 PM
On Thursday, the head of the Transportation Security Administration visited Los Angeles International Airport, the site of a Nov. 1 shooting, where he rejected the idea of arming TSA security officers.
TSA chief John Pistole visited LAX to announce...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 12:59 PM
The first airline fare hike of the year is modest and will primarily affect business travelers who book flights at the last minute.
Delta Air Lines, one of the nation's largest carriers, initiated the hike earlier this week by raising domestic tickets...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Storms that hit the Midwest and East Coast last month were to blame for 49,000 canceled flights, the highest number for any January in the last five years.
An additional 300,000 flights were delayed last month by U.S. airlines.