Southwest Says Technology Outage Fixed But More Flights CutAirline executives said a router breakdown set off a chain of failures in critical technology systems a day earlier. Backup systems didn't work as expected, they said.
Slow Going As Southwest Airlines Tries To Unsnarl AirportsMany Southwest Airlines passengers are still patiently waiting to get to their destinations. The problems began with intermittent computers issues and ended with dozens of delays and hundreds of cancellations.
AA Flight Slides Off Taxiway At D-FW AirportAn American Airlines flight slid off the runway into the grass at DFW International Airport Monday night.
Chicago Flight Cancellations Cause North Texas Airport BackupsThe impact of widespread flight cancellations in Chicago are being felt in North Texas. Southwest Airlines announced Friday that they proactively canceled flights at Chicago-Midway and American Airlines cancelled some1800 flights.
Flight Delays Lessening At DFW International AirportDFW International Airport may finally be back to near-normal flight delays and cancellations on Thursday. Many passengers who were not able to get to their destinations this week are flying out this morning.
Some Texas Travelers Delayed Following Midwest BlizzardTravelers heading out this weekend to start the holidays face some cancellations and flight delays as conditions improve following a Midwest blizzard.
Sandy Stutters Travelers At Nation's Busiest AirportsWith the East Coast battered by what was Hurricane Sandy, some of the nation’s biggest and busiest airports have been shuttered—with the ripple effects being felt across the globe.
AA Cuts Capacity, Reducing Flights In NovemberAmerican Airlines says it will cut passenger-carrying capacity by 1-percent in the first half of November as it tries to recover from widespread delays and a spike in cancelations.
AA Gate Agents Describe Chaos Due To Canceled FlightsThere were no planes, and no crews to fly them, just hundreds of upset passengers with no way to get where they were going. It's how AA gate agents described most of their September.
Union Tells Pilots To Stop Slowing Down AAThe union representing pilots for American Airlines sent the strongest message yet to its members Thursday night to immediately stop anything they’re doing to slow down the airline.
Pilots Blame AA Letter For Latest FalloutAfter flying in to try to re-start contract negotiations with American Airlines, today the Allied Pilots Assn board of directors walked out of their offices and went home.
American Ready To Renegotiate With PilotsAmerican Airlines officials say they want to resume contract negotiations with pilots, but the union wants a written invitation.