Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is facing a $12 million civil fine for failing to comply in three separate cases with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners.
Officials say no injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.
Southwest Airlines said that a key revenue figure rose sharply in June, which hints that the carrier was able to charge higher average fares at the start of the summer travel season.
After four decades of expanding to all corners of the lower 48 states, Southwest Airlines flew into new territory on Tuesday — Jamaica, the Bahamas and Aruba. Southwest is taking over routes flown by AirTran Airways, which it bought in 2011.
Rollin King, a San Antonio businessman who helped start Southwest Airlines Co. and create a new age of competition in the airline industry, has died at 83. King died Thursday in Dallas of the effects from a major stroke about a year ago.
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Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has launched a three-day fare sale for several of its destinations through the fall.
Southwest Airlines is being fined $200,000 for advertising a fare sale that was too good to be true. The government said that the ads violated rules on advertising airfares.
The U.S. airline industry is slowly adding jobs. Passenger airlines employed the equivalent of 383,610 full-time workers in March, an increase of nearly 1 percent from last year.
Another name in aviation history will disappear after the final flight of AirTran Airways, which is scheduled for December 28. Dallas-based Southwest Airlines bought AirTran in 2011 and announced plans to combine the fleets under the Southwest brand.
Southwest Airlines says it will be offering four round-trip flights each day between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field Airport starting this fall.
Southwest Airlines announced introductory fares of $99 or less on Monday to a number of destinations from Dallas Love Field Airport.