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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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AA Jet Returns To DFW Due To Landing-Gear Warning

American Airlines says a jet returned to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport shortly after takeoff because of a cockpit indicator that showed a problem with the landing gear.

10/03/2012

An American Airlines jet lands on May 28, 2009 at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minnesota. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

AA Pilots Defend Maintenance Delays

The back and forth continues between American Airlines and its pilots, with the pilots union firing the latest shot. Pilots say they are not disrupting American operations with trivial maintenance requests.

09/21/2012

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 at Dallas Love Field on March 19, 2012. (credit: Southwest Airlines)

Southwest & Love Field Ready For ‘Wright’ Expiration

As it stands, loosened Wright Amendment laws have made life easier for Southwest Airlines passengers who fly in and out of Love Field Airport. Now the airline has their eye on the expiration of the amendment and an increase in business.

07/23/2012

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