An inspector discovered Southwest improperly recorded a temporary repair to the aluminum skin of a plane’s rear cargo door as a permanent repair.
Southwest Airlines Inc. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.
Officials say no injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.
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.
An asteroid coming close to the earth next week doesn’t have much of a name. But then again, it is just passing by.
An American Airlines jet bound from California to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport diverted to Amarillo with mechanical trouble.
Southwest Airlines is rolling out the first of a new, larger plane that will start hauling passengers next month.
Federal regulators are proposing to fine an aircraft repair station $1.1 million for improperly performing inspections and repairs to 44 Southwest Airlines planes.
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.
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.
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.
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.