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  • Southern Californians to travel and spend less for Thanksgiving

    Southern Californians to travel and spend less for Thanksgiving
    The Thanksgiving holiday could be a real turkey for Southern California's travel industry. The number of Southern Californians traveling for the holiday is expected to drop 4% compared to last year, according to the annual estimate by the Auto Club of...
  • Southwest Airline faces $325,000 fine over modification error

    Southwest Airline faces $325,000 fine over modification error
    The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing a $325,000 fine against Southwest Airlines, claiming it improperly modified equipment on a small jet that has since flown more than 1,000 flights. The fine involved an anti-icing warning system on the...
  • US Airways faces labor strife ahead of airline merger

    US Airways faces labor strife ahead of airline merger
    Only days before US Airways is set to officially merge with American Airlines, a labor dispute threatens to complicate the plan to create the world's largest airline. A machinists union for US Airways has asked members of Congress to help settle a...
  • Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi from takeoff to landing

    Southwest Airlines offers Wi-Fi from takeoff to landing
    Most major airlines already allow passengers to use their portable devices from takeoff to landings, under a new policy from the Federal Aviation Administration. Now Southwest Airlines is going a step further by letting them connect to the plane's...
  • Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines

    Southwest Airlines buys slots given up by American Airlines
    The merger of American Airlines and US Airways is paying off for Southwest Airlines. To settle an antitrust lawsuit by the U.S. Department of Justice, American and US Airways agreed to give up dozens of landing and takeoff slots to ensure strong...
  • Restrictions to expire at Love Field, sending Southwest soaring

    Restrictions to expire at Love Field, sending Southwest soaring
    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. The so-called...
  • Southwest Airlines goes south: New daily routes to Mexico, Bahamas

    Southwest Airlines goes south: New daily routes to Mexico, Bahamas
    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...
  • Airlines approve first fare hike of 2014

    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...
  • January airline cancellations reach 49,000, study says

    January airline cancellations reach 49,000, study says
    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. The cancellations...
  • Southwest suspends pilots who flew plane to wrong airport

    Southwest suspends pilots who flew plane to wrong airport
    Southwest Airlines suspended two pilots from flying after their jetliner with 124 passengers landed at the wrong airport near Branson, Mo., late Sunday, a spokeswoman said Monday. A Southwest captain, who has 15 years flying with the airline, and a...
  • L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings

    L.A. Fire Department dramatically overhauls response to shootings
    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...