The CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. assumes that American and US Airways will eventually merge, and he wants some of their takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.
American Airlines says its passenger traffic and a key revenue figure rose in August compared with last summer.
The Justice Department and a number of state attorneys general on Tuesday challenged a proposed $11 billion merger between US Airways Group Inc. and American Airlines’ parent company, AMR Corp.
Business Insider recently ranked the safest cities in America, and three North Texas locations made the Top 20 list.
American Airlines and US Airways are facing a lawsuit over their planned merger. It claims that the merger will bring higher fares, fewer flights, and the firing of thousands of employees.
A “telephonic bomb threat” against a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas, resulted in the plane being diverted to Phoenix on Monday afternoon, the FBI said.
Southwest Airlines is making a 180-degree turn and raising fares on many routes by up to $10 per round trip.
American Airlines’ CEO acknowledges that passengers have had a rough few weeks on the airline but says the carrier is working through its issues.
Southwest Airlines Co. said a key measure of passenger revenue rose as much as 8 percent last month as it benefited from fare increases even as its planes carried fewer people.
Dallas police are investigating the circumstances behind human remains found in a field.
Southwest Airlines is rolling out the first of a new, larger plane that will start hauling passengers next month.
A new study for Forbes magazine shows that the brand both men and women desire the most is Dallas based Southwest Airlines.