| May 19, 2014
| 11:22 AM
Southwest Airlines on Monday said it will add six new daily nonstop flights between Chicago Midway airport and Dallas beginning in the fall.
The flights to Dallas Love Field will begin Oct. 13.
“Chicago is an integral part of our network, and...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Florida-based Spirit Airlines has topped another unflattering ranking.
A few weeks ago the U.S. Public Interest Research Group Education Fund analyzed complaint rates among passengers over the last five years. The ultra-low-cost carrier came out on...
| 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.