Dallas-based Southwest Airlines and Atlanta-based Delta Airlines remain in a bitter dispute in federal court over two gates.
The airline says Flight No. 1522 from San Diego to Chicago was diverted Monday night to Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport in Amarillo, Texas.
Airline fare wars are making a comeback. Don’t expect widespread sales or cheap flights home for Thanksgiving. But a number of cities are seeing ridiculously low prices at off-peak hours — prices the industry has spent the years trying to eliminate.
An inspector discovered Southwest improperly recorded a temporary repair to the aluminum skin of a plane’s rear cargo door as a permanent repair.
The federal judge overseeing the lawsuit over a gate currently used by Delta Airlines is telling all the parties to get it together. The judge set a date for the hearing, over the use and control of Love Field’s Gate 15, for September 28 and 29.
Southwest Airlines makes the Top 25 workplaces that provide the best work-life balance, according to Indeed.com, a job search site.
Cheaper fuel and full planes are adding up to record airline profits, and the carriers are sharing the bounty with stockholders.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $608 million.
Mergers have reduced nine large U.S. airlines to four, with the result that travelers are increasingly finding their home airport dominated by just one or two players.
This comes after news last week, the government was looking into whether the airlines are price-fixing.
Southwest Airlines says it has a tentative contract agreement with the union representing its flight attendants.
A document obtained by The Associated Press shows the Justice Department is investigating whether airlines are colluding to grow at a slower pace as part of an effort to keep airfares high.