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  • Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area

    Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area
    Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route. Southwest,...
  • Stowaway banned from LAX is arrested again at the airport

    A woman banned from Los Angeles International Airport after stowing away on a Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose earlier this week was arrested at the airport again Thursday, authorities said. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was taken into custody after...
  • Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway

    Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway
    San Jose airport officials are downplaying a security breach that occurred earlier this week when a 62-year-old woman with a history of trespassing bypassed checkpoints and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles without a ticket. John...
  • Southwest starts O.C.-to-Mexico flights Sunday

    Southwest Airlines is offering fliers a new option for hopping internationally from one sunny location to another — that would be Orange County to Cabo San Lucas. Southwest's first flight to Mexico is scheduled to take off from John Wayne...
  • Southwest Airlines is now flying south of the border (to Mexico)

    Southwest Airlines began flying Sunday to Cabo San Lucas and Cancun, its first flights to Mexico, as it took over routes that rapidly disappearing AirTran Airways had been flying. On Saturday, Southwest will add a weekly flight from Milwaukee to Cancun....
  • Defending myself from the knee defender

    Legendary football coach Vince Lombardi once uttered the phrase, "The best defense is a good offense." I plan to turn those words into action the next time I fly coach class. By now everybody is familiar with the brouhaha over personal space aboard...
  • Serial flight stowaway from California arrested in Arizona

    (Reuters) - A serial airplane stowaway recently released from jail in California was arrested in Arizona on Tuesday on charges of criminal trespass for lingering at the Phoenix airport without a ticket, police said. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was arrested at...
  • New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather

     New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather
    airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air. Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
  • Fliers who bring their own devices to watch movies want compensation

    Fliers who bring their own devices to watch movies want compensation
    Airlines that ask passengers to bring their own laptop computers, tablets or smartphones to watch in-flight movies and television should pass on the airline’s savings to fliers. That is the sentiment of an overwhelming percentage of passengers...
  • Honeywell, Rockwell Collins roll out advanced cockpit radar

    SOMEWHERE OVER SOUTH TEXAS Smart pilots fly away from bad weather. But on this sweltering summer day, Markus Johnson and Joe Duval are flying straight toward thunderstorms swelling up over the Gulf of Mexico along the South Texas coast. It's not because...
  • Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines

    Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines
    Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home...