Yet another Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phone has exploded in a public place—an airport, in fact!—in the wake of an official recall from US regulators last month. The latest incident of an exploding Note 7 phone happened during the boarding process of Southwest Flight 994 to Baltimore at Louisville International Airport on…
When traveling tens of thousands of feet above ground and in a small, cramped cabin, airplane scares are the last thing a person wants. But that’s what the passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight got on Saturday, when the view out of the window showed an obvious malfunction to one of the plane’s engines.
The Department of Justice has issued subpoenas to a number of major airlines as part of an investigation into “possible unlawful coordination” that would’ve enabled airlines to keep ticket prices artificially high.
Southwest made its first flights out of Kansas City back in 1982 with six daily departures to two cities. Fast forward 30 years and the airline now serves 60 destinations and 156 departures originating from Missouri. To commemorate the anniversary, this Boeing was emblazoned with a painting of the Missouri state flag.
Southwest Airlines voluntarily grounded 128 Boeing 737-700 aircraft yesterday after they discovered the airplanes somehow managed to miss a required inspection for the backup hydraulic system for the rudder. The FAA has allowed the airline to continue to fly the aircraft for up to five days while they are checked.
Tonight at 10:25PM, the final AirTran Airways flight will depart from Atlanta and land in Tampa, capping the airline's 21-year run. The final flight commemorates the airline's very first flight, which took place under the ValuJet name, in 1993, and also marks the end of its integration into Southwest Airlines.
Southwest Airlines, which once prided itself on being a "no-frillls airline," now offers some of the best perks in the sky. The airline's new collaboration with Apple's Beats Music gives passengers access to curated music playlists in several genres, free of charge.
Arriving on time is one of the biggest areas of concern for most travelers, after ticket price and leg room. And some airlines are way better at this than others. Let's take a look the the July stats from the Department of Transportation, to see who's on top of their game.
In front of thousands of employees and media in Dallas, Texas this morning, Southwest Airlines showed off its new corporate image, comprised of Bold Blue, Warm Red, Sunrise Yellow, and Summit Silver. In addition to the new aircraft livery, which was leaked this weekend, a new heart logo was also shown.
Frontier Airlines is going to reveal new branding for itself this coming Tuesday, and has been teasing the event by sending plain white model planes to media with clues to what it may look like. But another airline has drawn more rumor attention for what is supposedly coming on Monday — a new livery for Southwest…
After forty-three years and twelve days, Southwest finally began flying their own planes internationally on July 1st. The airline kicked off service from Baltimore, Atlanta, and Orlando to Aruba, Montego Bay, Jamaica and Nassau, Bahamas.
In this video posted to YouTube by David Landon, a Southwest Airlines flight attendant draws laughter & applause from a plane full of Chicago-bound passengers on June 18th.
Mike "Pee Wee" Bernoske, a Southwest Airlines Operations Agent in Orlando, Florida, passed away on March 19th at age 52 from an aneurysm in his abdomen. The video above shows a moving tribute to Pee Wee as the Southwest team in Orlando gives him a proper send-off to be laid to rest in Maryland.
Mike "Pee Wee" Bernoske, a Southwest Airlines Operations Agent in Orlando, Florida, passed away on March 19th at age 52 from an aneurysm in his brain. The video above shows a moving tribute to Pee Wee as the Southwest team in Orlando gives him a proper send-off to be laid to rest in Maryland. I never had the pleasure…
Southwest Airlines is completely retrofitting its planes in an effort to reduce costs and "protect the environment." Sounds great, except that the redesigned seats will take away some of the precious few comforts you had left in the air.
Southwest Airlines grounded 81 aircraft from its Boeing 737 fleet after one plane with a gaping hole in the fuselage made an emergency landing at a military base in Arizona on Friday, the company said on Saturday.
A Southwest Airlines flight attendant took custody of a child after her mother slapped her because the girl wouldn't stop crying. God, what is going on with flights these days? It's like the Wild West out there!