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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

Spirit Airlines Inc. planes sit on the tarmac of an airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Spirit Continues Expansion At DFW Airport

Spirit Airlines, which combines cheap fares with more fees than competitors charge, plans to expand again at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport — the hometown airport of American Airlines.

07/03/2012

Emergency workers stand around the pilot of a JetBlue plane who was removed from his flight due to a medical issue.  (Photo credit Steve Miller/The Reporter's Edge)

JetBlue Pilot Who Left Cockpit Pleads Not Guilty

A JetBlue Airways pilot who left the cockpit during a flight and screamed about religion and terrorists has pleaded not guilty to interfering with a flight crew.

06/28/2012

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Southwest Passenger Revenue Up 7- To 8-Percent

Southwest Airlines Co. said a key measure of passenger revenue rose as much as 8 percent last month as it benefited from fare increases even as its planes carried fewer people.

05/07/2012

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

Southwest Shows Off First New, Larger Plane

Southwest Airlines is rolling out the first of a new, larger plane that will start hauling passengers next month.

03/21/2012

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southwest Looking For Slots At Washington National Airport

Southwest Airlines Co. is seeking slots at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

03/13/2012

American Airlines aircraft. (credit: Joel Robine/AFP/Getty Images)

Are Delta & TPG Preparing Bids For American Airlines?

According to the Wall Street Journal, two companies are possibly preparing to bid for ownership of AMR – the parent company of American Airlines.

01/12/2012

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Alec Baldwin’s Comments Not Earning Him Fans Locally

After attacking American Airlines for his treatment on a flight earlier this week, Alec Baldwin compared the Fort Worth-based airline to riding a Dallas-based bus company.

12/08/2011

Ramp personnel load baggage into a departing American Airlines flight on August 15, 2001. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

American Accuses Sabre Of Boycott Against Airline

Fort Worth- based American Airlines has escalated its legal fight with a leading ticket-reservations system by accusing Sabre Holdings Corp. of organizing a boycott of American by travel agents.

09/08/2011

Several American Airlines MD-80 aircrafts at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

AA Flight Canceled After “Security Event” At DFW Airport

An American Airlines flight bound for Washington D.C. from DFW Airport was canceled Wednesday before ever leaving the ground. It happened after a “security event” occurred and two men were removed from the plane.

09/07/2011

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Sisters Say They Were Kicked Off Southwest Flight For Being Too Emotional

The last moments Ricci Wheatley and Robin Opperman shared with their father were valuable ones. The sisters, though, say the almost missed the chance to say goodbye.

08/03/2011

People wait in a TSA security line at an airport. (credit: Getty Images/Brendan Smialowsiki)

Some Airline Passenger-Protection Rules Delayed

The government will delay some airline consumer-protection rules for several months after airline groups said they needed more time to prepare for the changes.

07/21/2011

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