Southwest Airlines: "Things Are Getting Better"Following a technical glitch that caused a system-wide outage Wednesday, Southwest Airlines updated the public on its status Saturday by saying "things are getting better."
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.
Southwest Suffers System Outage; Major DelaysA spokeswoman says the Dallas-based airline is dealing with flight delays across its system and temporarily stopped flights that have not left their airport gate.
Power Outage Causes 200+ Departure Delays At DFW AirportThe power outage happened about 5:00 p.m. and lasted only a few minutes, but the service interruption forced resets to many different systems such as checkpoint screening and baggage belts.
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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.
Winter Weather Causes Flight Delays Across TexasThough North Texas won't see crippling ice and snow, the latest winter blast is still causing problems in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Storms Cancel, Delay Some AA, Eagle Flights At DFW American Airlines and its regional affiliate have canceled dozens of flights at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport after tornadoes hit North Texas.
Sequester, Furloughs & DFW Airport Flight DelaysDelayed passengers at DFW Airport couldn’t blame Tuesday's weather for their problems. Most of the flight delays were due to sequestration budget cuts, and air traffic controller furloughs.
American Airlines Resumes Most Flights American Airlines resumed most flights Wednesday, a day after a massive technology failure forced the nation's third-largest carrier to ground all planes from coast to coast.
AA Computers Restored, But Delays & Cancellations ExpectedA computer problem created a backup of American Airlines planes at DFW Airport and every U.S. airport where American flies. The technical issues, that resulted in a "system-wide ground delay", started around Noon and weren't resolved for nearly four hours.
Spending Cuts Could Impact DFW AirportsA series of automatic spending cuts set to take effect on March 1 could have a significant impact on Dallas-Fort Worth area airports.