| Jan 27, 2014
| 2:17 PM
Southwest Airlines introduced its first international destinations Monday, with flights that will start July 1.
The Dallas-based airline will fly once a week from Orlando International Airport to Aruba and daily from OIA to Montego Bay, Jamaica. The...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 2:28 PM
A Southwest Airlines jet that landed at the wrong Missouri airport successfully took off despite a short runway and was heading to an airport that can accommodate its size.
The Boeing jet took off from the Taney County airport in Missouri without...
| Dec 18, 2013
The chief executive of one of America's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on flights, despite some rumblings in Washington about lifting the ban on cellphone calls.
Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson told his employees Wednesday that the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday called on Los Angeles and Inland Empire officials to work together to restore the economic health of LA/Ontario International Airport, which has lost more than 40% of its passengers since 2007.
In a letter to...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 7:40 AM
Do you want to apply for the federal Transportation Security Administration (TSA) TSA Pre-check program, depicted with Pre and a checkmark, that speeds up the screening process at airports? TSA announced on Thursday that Hampton Roads residents can...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 6:05 PM
Southwest Airlines pilots cited "bright runway lights" as part of the reason they landed at the wrong Missouri airport this week, federal officials said.
In interviews with National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Thursday, pilots of...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Chicago's two airports showed a small growth in flights last year, according to preliminary data released on Tuesday.
Air traffic at O'Hare International Airport increased 0.6 percent, while flights at Chicago Midway International Airport grew by 0.9...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:58 AM
United Continental Holdings, the Chicago-based parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it turned a profit of $1.1 billion in 2013, an 84 percent increase over the previous year, helped by strong fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 9:07 PM
Los Angeles fire officials are dramatically changing how rescuers respond to mass shootings after a gunman with a high-powered rifle mortally wounded a federal security officer in a shooting rampage last month at LAX.
The new goal is to have Los Angeles...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 1:58 PM
A major airline flying from Bradley International Airport suddenly can't seem to get passengers to their destinations on time, posting worst-in-the-industry on-time rates.
But, surprise. It's not an airline that cynics love to hate, mega-carriers...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:06 PM
A drunken man gets tackled by a group of off-duty cops in November while trying to storm the cockpit on a flight from Warsaw to Toronto.
An inebriated passenger on a January flight from Iceland to New York tries to grope and choke fellow travelers until...