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  • Mexico flights boost local economy

    A study whose results were announced this week found that John Wayne Airport's service to Mexico injected about $131 million into the local economy, including revenue from the added airport operations and visitor spending. "This study shows the...
  • Should the FCC allow cellphone use in flight? [Poll]

    Should the FCC allow cellphone use in flight? [Poll]
    Giving voice to the outrage felt by many, my colleague Paul Whitefield blasted the Federal Communications Commission for considering a new rule that would allow airline passengers to use their cellphones in flight.  "Now I may have to hear the Valley...
  • U.S. sues to block American Airlines-US Airways merger

    U.S. sues to block American Airlines-US Airways merger
    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...
  • Southwest plane incident at LaGuardia causes flight delays at Lauderdale airport

    The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is experiencing some flight delays after Monday's landing gear mishap involving a Southwest Airlines plane at New York's LaGuardia Airport. Here's a statement from airport spokesman Greg Meyer with...
  • Southwest Airlines fined for advertisements promoting flights between Branson and Dallas

    Southwest Airlines fined for advertisements promoting flights between Branson and Dallas
    WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation today fined Southwest Airlines $200,000 for violating the Department’s full-fare advertising rules and ordered the carrier to cease and desist from further violations. “Consumers...
  • Taking the Kids: 10 tips to survive taking your first child to college

    Taking the Kids: 10 tips to survive taking your first child to college
    Good luck! 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...
  • Airport competition

    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...
  • At LAX, airlines ease restrictions, travelers hunt for alternatives

    As thousands of travelers dealt with delayed and canceled flights in the wake of Friday morning’s LAX shootings, several airlines loosened their rules for rebooking. But their offers varied. Here’s a round-up of what Alaska, American, Delta,...
  • Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses

    Baltimore-based air marshal arrested, admits to taking pictures up women's dresses
    A Baltimore-based air marshal was arrested Thursday after allegedly taking cellphone pictures up women's dresses as they boarded a Southwest Airlines flight in Nashville, Tenn., the Transportation Security Administration confirmed Friday. Adam Joseph...
  • Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations

    Baltimore-based flight attendant leading Southwest contract negotiations
    Audrey Stone doesn't hesitate when asked how long current contract negotiations will last between Southwest Airlines and the flight attendants union she leads. "As long as it takes," Stone said on a recent morning in Baltimore — a city she has...
  • Dish Buys 600 iPads to Let Southwest Passengers Watch Free Inflight TV

    Dish Network is high on tablets: The satcaster is expanding its marketing deal with Southwest Airlines to loan 600 Apple iPads to travelers for watching TV on Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft. Dish is stocking about 200 iPad 2s at each of three Southwest...