| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The nation's largest airlines have approved a $4 round-trip fare hike, despite anxiety over Ebola and higher travel prices for the upcoming holiday season.
The hike may signal that the airline industry believes demand for air travel is so strong that...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:44 AM
Starting last fall, passengers on Southwest Airlines' usually reliable flights began noticing a sharp deterioration in on-time performance. More flights arrived late, and more flights sat on the ground past their departure times, waiting for connecting...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:31 PM
Flight restrictions imposed 35 years ago on Texas' Love Field expired Monday, setting the stage for a likely airfare war between Southwest Airlines and its domestic competitors.
Southwest, which is headquartered at Love Field in Dallas, is expected to...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Orlando International Airport paramedics examined a sick passenger on an incoming Southwest Airlines flight from Houston earlier this afternoon, but he was not suffering from Ebola.
The passenger, who was not named, had visited Kenya in August,...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 7:51 PM
Dozens of flights have been cancelled or delayed at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport Friday morning due to a grounding of air traffic in Chicago following a fire at a nearby radar facility.
By nearly 9 p.m., there had been 38 flights cancelled and 142...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 4:38 PM
A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said.
Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:44 PM
CHICAGO — Nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago were canceled Friday and air traffic across the U.S. was snarled after a fire that officials say was deliberately set at a Federal Aviation Administration radar center, allegedly by a disgruntled worker....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:35 PM
The fields of southern Indiana are rolling by, and from my front seat on the upper level of a double-decker bus, I have a panoramic view of a blue, cloud-dappled sky and the traffic moving north alongside me on Interstate Highway 65. I should be working,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is changing its colors — but not its stripes. Following the lead of Southwest and Frontier airlines, Florida-based Spirit announced a new, very yellow livery for its fleet of 61 planes.
| Sep 20, 2014
| 9:54 PM
A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing Saturday at Los Angeles International Airport after the plane's flaps malfunctioned.
Flight 1704, which took off from Sacramento, was supposed to land at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank but was diverted...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:14 PM
As their corporate partners express concern about the Ray Rice case, the Ravens have been reaching out — courting them anew — to try to ensure that dozens of long-held relationships and the millions in revenue they provide remain intact....