Airline Passengers

The Economy class with LED cabin lighting is seen on the United Airlines Boeing 787 Dreamliner at Los Angeles International Airport on November 30, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Former NTSB Member: All Children Should Travel In Their Own Seat

You wouldn’t put your child in a vehicle without buckling them up, so why let them fly in an airplane that way? That’s the message some want to reinforce this holiday travel season.

CBSDFW.COM–12/01/2014

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Suspicious Bag Causes Brief Stir & Evacuations At DFW Airport

A part of a Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport terminal was evacuated briefly after someone found what officials say was a “suspicious bag.”

11/20/2014

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Airline Passengers Impacted By Ebola Now Living In Quarantine

Taylor Cole is so concerned about his health, he would‎ only do an interview on Skype. On Monday, he was on the same flight to Dallas as Amber Vinson, the second healthcare worker who contracted Ebola.

CBS 11–10/16/2014

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Virgin America Announces Low Fares In Hopes Of Love Field Move

Taking his cue from a watercannon spraying a Virgin America Airbus A320, CEO David Cush said, “We like to make a little bit of a splash.”

CBS 11–04/25/2014

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Virgin America Creating ‘Turbulence’ At Dallas Love Field

A landing at Love Field Airport is creating turbulence in Dallas. Virgin America flew in a giant jet and parked it prominently at Love Field. Officials with the carrier have called a news conference for Friday morning.

CBS 11–04/24/2014

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Southwest Announces Potential Flights From Dallas Love

Southwest Airlines Co. is raising the ante over Dallas Love Field Airport.

03/10/2014

A stranded airline passenger sleeps at the airport  (credit: Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Images)

Airline Passengers Left Stranded At DFW Airport

It’s a picture perfect day to fly out of Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. The sun is out and the sky is blue, but not everyone has been able to get on a plane and head to their destination.

CBS 11–02/13/2014

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DFW Adds Passport Kiosks To Clear Customs Faster

Border officials say 30 new passport kiosks at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport will reduce waits for travelers returning from foreign trips.

02/10/2014

A doctor examines the x-rays of a tuberculosis (TB) patient. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Flight From Texas Delayed Because Of Tuberculosis Scare

Authorities are trying to determine whether a man who flew on Texas flight into Phoenix has tuberculosis, but any risk to passengers on his flight is extremely low.

12/02/2013

Spirit Airlines emergency landing flight

Passengers Try To Contact Loved Ones During Emergency Landing

With his plane shaking violently and smoke filling the cabin, passenger Cliff McKenzie dialed his wife 26 times before connecting to her voicemail. Listening to it Wednesday, he remembered the moment aboard Spirit flight 165 clearly.

CBS 11–10/16/2013

A man looks at an airport arrival/departure board. (credit: Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Sandy Stutters Travelers At Nation’s Busiest Airports

With the East Coast battered by what was Hurricane Sandy, some of the nation’s biggest and busiest airports have been shuttered—with the ripple effects being felt across the globe.

CBS 11–10/30/2012

The seat lock plunger from an American Airlines airplane. (Jason Allen)

AA Explains Seat Locking Mechanism Problems

There are new developments with American Airlines and the problems with loose seats on three flights, including one headed to DFW Airport. CBS 11 News has learned a second round of voluntarily inspections will be conducted.

CBS 11–10/04/2012

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