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.

CBSDFW.COM–04/05/2011

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

Scrutiny Increasing Over Southwest Plane Inspections

Southwest Airlines canceled 70 flights nationwide Monday as it continues to inspect a number of older Boeing 737 aircrafts.

04/04/2011

Credit: Shawna MalviniRedden

Investigation Continues On Hole In Roof Of Jet

Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin.

04/03/2011

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

Southwest Airlines To Order Larger Boeing Aircraft

Southwest Airlines Co. is getting new, larger planes that could pave the way for the all-domestic airline to offer international flights.

CBSDFW.COM–12/15/2010

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