The planes hit while one was departing from a loading gate at Bob Hope Airport on Saturday. Passengers on both planes were moved back into the terminal after the incident.
Zachary Ziba, who’s out on bond, faces up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine.
The FAA says a drone came within a few hundred feet of left wing of a Southwest Airlines jet on final approach into Dallas Love Field Friday afternoon.
Heavy traffic spurred by a fare sale has swamped Southwest Airlines’ website for a second day, leaving many customers unable to book flights. The airline is now extending the sale by one day.
Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $453 million, a profit of 66 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.
A widow who says flight crew left her husband in an airplane bathroom to die is now suing Southwest Airlines and the flight crew.
Southwest Airlines Co. earned a record profit last year and the CEO benefited with a 24 percent increase in compensation, to $5 million.
Southwest Airlines reported that traffic increased by 6 percent in February. Passengers flew more, flights were more crowded, and a key revenue figure went up last month.
Dallas-based Southwest plans to operate the flights beginning in October from a new international terminal being built at Houston’s Hobby Airport.
Southwest Airlines, UPS and the National Weather Service are testing new technology that could lead to more accurate forecasts.
Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.
Southwest Airlines Inc. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.