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American Says It Has Fixed Seats On 42 Planes

American Airlines says it has repaired 42 of 48 planes that were pulled aside and inspected because the seats could come loose.

10/05/2012

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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Southwest Launches Fare Sale, Others May Match

Southwest Airlines Co. and its AirTran Airways subsidiary have launched a sale that includes fall flights starting at $99 per round trip.

06/12/2012

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‘Preferred’ Seating Plan Doesn’t Sit Well With Airline Passengers

Just when you thought airlines had exhausted options for passenger fees—think again. Many airlines are now charging for window and aisle seats—dubbing them ‘preferred’ seating.

05/22/2012