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FAA Proposes $12M Fine For Southwest Airlines

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.

07/28/2014

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Southwest Jet To Dallas Safely Returns To Austin

Officials say no injuries were reported as Southwest Flight 4625 returned to Austin-Bergstrom International Airport just minutes after takeoff Sunday night.

07/21/2014

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Southwest Airlines Revenue Figure Rises

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.

07/10/2014

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Southwest Opens New Chapter: International Flights

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.

07/01/2014

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Businessman Who Helped Start Southwest Airlines Dies

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.

06/27/2014

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Ask An Expert: Saving Money On Airfare

Bob Diener, co-founder of Hotels.com and president and co-founder of Getaroom.com, shares 10 tips on how to save money on airfare.

06/26/2014

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Southwest Airlines Announces Fare Sale

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines has launched a three-day fare sale for several of its destinations through the fall.

06/03/2014

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Fined For Deceptive Ads

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.

05/29/2014

American Airlines unveils a new company logo and exterior paint scheme on a Boeing 737-800 aircraft on January 17, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Employment Up Slightly At U.S. Airlines

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.

05/23/2014

AirTran Airways airplanes are seen on the tarmac at the airport. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

AirTran’s Final Flight Scheduled For December

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.

05/22/2014

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 at Dallas Love Field on March 19, 2012. (credit: Southwest Airlines)

Southwest Offers New Flights Between Vegas, Dallas

Southwest Airlines says it will be offering four round-trip flights each day between Las Vegas and Dallas Love Field Airport starting this fall.

05/19/2014

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Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Including $79 Fares

Southwest Airlines announced introductory fares of $99 or less on Monday to a number of destinations from Dallas Love Field Airport.

05/19/2014

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