| Aug 22, 2013
| 4:00 AM
This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15).
One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 10:30 AM
You're going to need that more than anything if you're among the tens of thousands taking a child to college this month, especially if this is your first Long Goodbye.
You're also going to need to keep your sense of humor and a credit card...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 11:37 AM
When Southwest Airlines offered a "Luv a Fare Sale" earlier this year, the carrier apparently did not supply enough love.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has fined the Dallas-based carrier $200,000 for violating its full-fare advertising rules for...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 5:51 PM
The O'Malley administration is launching a three-year, $125 million construction project that will set the table for more international flights from BWI Marshall Airport.
The plans appear to dovetail with the likely move of the airport's largest...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 7:05 AM
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and US Airways expected to spend this week cruising toward completion of a merger that would create the world's biggest airline.
Instead, they were stunned Tuesday when the federal government and six states sued...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 8:41 PM
After years of airline mergers that have dramatically reduced choices for travelers, the U.S. Justice Department has sued to halt what would be the largest airline marriage in U.S. history.
The Justice Department joined six states and the District of...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 12:56 PM
The captain of a Southwest Airlines jet that slammed nose-first onto a runway at New York's LaGuardia Airport last month took over the controls from the first officer just 400 feet before touchdown, federal investigators said in a report that suggests a...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Federal investigators said Thursday that a Southwest Airlines jet that crashed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport landed first on its nose gear before the main landing gear made contact with the runway.
“The landing scenario that the report...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 12:00 PM
As lines grow at airport customs and immigration checkpoints, the frustration among international travelers continues to swell.
A trade group for the nation’s travel industry is hoping to exploit that frustration to pressure the federal government...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 8:30 PM
No seatback screens? No problem.
Dish Network has inked a unique deal with Southwest Airlines that will get the satellite TV service provider's channels in front of the airline's passengers for free for a limited time.
Southwest does not offer...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 1:45 PM
A 49-year-old Las Vegas airline worker is accused of groping a sleeping 21-year-old woman he was seated next to during a Southwest Airlines flight that landed in Chicago Tuesday afternoon, according to Chicago police.
Kary Scott Houghton, 49, of the 5600...