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Southwest Jet To Dallas Safely Returns To Austin

Officials say no injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.


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Co-Pilot Of Southwest Wrong-Airport Jet Retiring

Officials with Dallas-based Southwest Airlines say the co-pilot of a plane that landed at the wrong airport in January has retired, while the plane’s captain has resumed flying.


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Asteroid Coming Close To Earth, But Just ‘Passing By’

An asteroid coming close to the earth next week doesn’t have much of a name. But then again, it is just passing by.


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DFW-Bound American Jet Diverts To Amarillo

An American Airlines jet bound from California to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport diverted to Amarillo with mechanical trouble.


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.


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FAA Cites Improper Repairs To Southwest Planes

Federal regulators are proposing to fine an aircraft repair station $1.1 million for improperly performing inspections and repairs to 44 Southwest Airlines planes.


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Audio From Southwest Airlines Plane With Hole Released

CBS 11 News has learned more about the Southwest Airlines flight that made an emergency landing when a hole ripped open the plane. The FAA has released audio recordings between air traffic controllers and the pilots onboard.


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NTSB Says Loose Rivets Found In Plane With Hole

Investigators trying to determine why the roof of a Southwest Airlines jet peeled open in flight this month are focusing on the manufacturing process at Boeing.


A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 passanger jet lands as an Alaska Air Boeing 737 jet prepares to take off. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Boeing Officials Say They Didn’t Expect 737 Cracks So Soon

Boeing was surprised when a section of a Southwest jetliner’s fuselage ripped open in flight because the plane wasn’t old enough to be worrisome, a company official said Tuesday.


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3 More Southwest Planes Found With Cracks

Southwest Airlines canceled about 600 flights this weekend as the airline continues its inspection of a number of its Boeing 737 aircraft in the aftermath of a hole tearing open on one of its planes in mid-air Friday afternoon.


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FAA Records Show Previous Cracks In Plane

More information is coming out about the Southwest Airlines’ Boeing 737-300 that had a hole open up on its roof during flight Friday afternoon.