| Dec 11, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Travelers on Southwest Airlines can now iMessage during their flights for $2.
The airline announced Wednesday it had launched gate-to-gate text messaging on all Wi-Fi-installed aircraft. The new service enables passengers with Apple devices operating on...
| Dec 18, 2013
The chief executive of one of America's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on flights, despite some rumblings in Washington about lifting the ban on cellphone calls.
Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson told his employees Wednesday that the...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:55 PM
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) on Thursday called on Los Angeles and Inland Empire officials to work together to restore the economic health of LA/Ontario International Airport, which has lost more than 40% of its passengers since 2007.
In a letter to...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 3:16 PM
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,...
| 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
| 4:00 PM
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.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
A Southwest Airlines pilot aboard a flight from Tampa to Raleigh reportedly told passengers that the plane he was flying was "going down" after it made a rapid descent to normalize cabin pressure.
Grace Stroud, a passenger on Southwest Airlines Flight...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:36 PM
American Airlines and US Airways moved another step closer to creating the world's biggest carrier but had to make concessions to help ensure the deal wouldn't lead to service cuts and higher fares.
The Justice Department said Tuesday the agency would...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 12:30 PM
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...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:23 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration will investigate what passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight this week described as a scary dive before the flight leveled off and made a normal landing at Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina....
| Nov 14, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to join the Transportation Security Administration's expedited screening program called TSA PreCheck, the federal agency announced Thursday.
Through the program,...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:35 PM
Travelers at Midway Airport will have the option to participate in a speedier and less hassling security screening process by the end of the year, the Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
The PreCheck expedited-screening program...