| Jun 28, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Rollin King, a Texas businessman whose idea for a low-fare, no-frills intrastate airline grew into the nation's top domestic carrier, Southwest Airlines, died Thursday in Dallas. He was 83.
The cause was complications of a stroke a year ago, said his...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:06 PM
A 62-year-old woman pleaded no contest Wednesday to sneaking onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose and later landing in Los Angeles, officials said.
Marilyn Hartman, who was charged with a misdemeanor count of entering the city as a...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:31 PM
The woman who sneaked onto a Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket in San Jose, only to be arrested as a stowaway roughly an hour later when the flight landed in Los Angeles, may have simply been seeking companionship from fellow passengers, authorities...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The top American airlines are making more money than ever but don't expect it to mean lower prices for passengers.
On the heels of three major passenger plane crashes in the span of eight days, the airline industry finally got some good news last week...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1. A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1.
SeaPort Airlines, which...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 6:28 PM
Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain.
The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 1:11 PM
The Maryland Board of Public works approved a $125 million project to make way for more international flights at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
Under the expedited approval granted Wednesday, the Maryland Aviation Administration will pick a contractor...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 9:00 AM
If your last Southwest Airlines flight was late, you are not alone.
On-time performance of the nation’s largest domestic carrier has deteriorated over the past year, dropping from 81% of all flights arriving on time in 2013 to 70% for the first...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Re: “Expressing frustration with Bob Hope Airport,” Mailbag, July 23. Your correspondent, Helen Palmer, has found out the realities of monopoly pricing at Burbank Airport. Over the past decade Southwest Airlines has gradually consolidated...
| Jul 26, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Four weeks after being coined, the "Century Crunch" is nearly history, part of the city's growing lexicon of roadway headaches, and for all its poetic portentousness, the crunch was a breeze.
Starting Friday night, drivers detoured with ease around...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 11:20 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it wants to fine Southwest Airlines $12 million because the carrier didn't modify its airplanes according to FAA requirements and then kept flying the modified airplanes.
Here's how we understand the...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Southwest Airlines is facing a $12-million fine after air safety regulators said the airline didn't comply with maintenance regulations on its Boeing 737 jetliner fleet.
The Federal Aviation Administration is proposing the civil penalty against...