Southwest Has Been Faced With Fines, Union Safety ComplaintsAs the investigation into last week's deadly engine failure continues, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly could face questions about whether the company's low-cost business model is putting passengers at risk.
Southwest Airlines Cancels Flights For Fan Blade InspectionsSouthwest Airlines cancelled about 40 flights Sunday due to engine fan blade inspections, the company said.
Southwest Airlines Sought More Time For Engine InspectionsSouthwest Airlines sought more time last year to inspect fan blades like the one that snapped off during one of its flights Tuesday.
Southwest Airlines Pilot Lauded As Hero For Handling CrisisTammie Jo Shults, one of the first female fighter pilots in the U.S. Navy, was the captain and piloting the Dallas-bound Flight 1380 when it made an emergency landing in Philadelphia.
Texas Firefighter And Rancher Pulled Woman Back In Plane After Engine FailureA Texas rancher says he and a Texas firefighter pulled a woman back into a plane after a window was damaged following an engine failure.
NTSB: Blown Southwest Jet Engine Showed 'Metal Fatigue'A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia showed evidence of "metal fatigue".
Southwest Emergency Landing: Passenger Describes 'Chaos,' Flight Attendant 'Crying Hysterically'A passenger from Dallas described his experience while on board a Southwest flight that had to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia due to, what the the NTSB calls, an engine failure.
NTSB: Cracked Gas Pipe Was Behind Dallas Home That ExplodedA preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board says there was a cracked gas pipe behind a home that exploded in Dallas in February that killed a 12-year-old girl.