Southwest plane's tires blow at Sacramento airport

USA Today  2011-12-28 13:45:21

Rescue firefighters responded to a Southwest Airlines flight in distress after two tires blew on the runway Tuesday evening, leaving the jet ...

Tuesday flight delays snarl holiday fliers

USA Today  2011-12-27 23:32:00

A sprawling storm moving across the eastern United States was creating headaches for many fliers trying to get home after the Christmas holi ...

Airport X-ray suitcase surprise: Poisonous snakes

USA Today  2011-12-27 22:05:37

Surprised airport workers in Argentina found hundreds of wriggling poisonous snakes and endangered reptiles inside the baggage of a Czech man ...

Tatarstan to merge local carriers

Air Transport World  2011-12-27 21:49:02

Two carriers of the Tatarstan republic in Russia's Volga region will merge, the area's president has announced.

Attendants To Vote On AirTran, Southwest List

Aviation Week  2011-12-27 21:00:07

Unions representing attendants at AirTran and Southwest will send an integration deal to members for ratification.

Delta Air Lines flight diverted to Knoxville

USA Today  2011-12-27 20:37:17

Delta Air Lines passengers on a flight from Detroit to Fort Lauderdale, spent Monday night at hotels near Knoxville's airport after a cockpit ...

Southwest flight attendants reach seniority deal

USA Today  2011-12-27 20:20:14

Southwest Airlines Co. flight attendants are the latest group of workers to agree on how they will integrate their seniority with that of workers ...

Russian airline orders four Dreamliners

The News Tribune  2011-12-27 19:09:32

Transaero, a Russian airline based in Moscow, said today it has signed an order for four Boeing 787 Dreamliners. The new-technology, composite-bodied aircraft will replace a like number of Boeing 767s ...

ANA expands 787 routes

Air Transport World  2011-12-27 18:42:03

All Nippon Airways (ANA) will begin operating the Boeing 787 on a further three domestic routes starting January.

Man recounts ordeal of stopping 'underwear bomber'

USA Today  2011-12-27 18:18:07

On Dec. 25, 2009, Theophilus Maranga was on a plane flying home to America to be with his family on Christmas.

Southwest, AirTran attendant unions reach deal

USA Today  2011-12-27 18:03:00

Southwest cleared another key labor hurdle in its efforts to integrate AirTran, which it acquired earlier this year.

Southwest and flight attendant unions forge tentative agreement

Air Transport World  2011-12-27 17:46:30

Southwest Airlines (SWA) has reached a tentative agreement with the unions representing flight attendants of the merged SWA and AirTran Airways that would integrate the two groups' seniority lists.

Cathay Pacific 747 makes emergency landing in Moscow

USA Today  2011-12-27 17:16:56

Cathay Pacific Airways says one of its jets was forced to make an emergency landing in Moscow after smoke was detected in the cockpit.

Man returns $10,000 found at Las Vegas airport

USA Today  2011-12-27 14:33:00

A good Samaritan is in the aviation headlines this week after he returned $10,000 in cash that he found earlier this month while flying through ...

US man returns $10,000 found at Vegas airport

USA Today  2011-12-27 14:12:24

A Colorado man who found $10,000 before boarding a flight in Las Vegas says he returned the money to the owner because he wanted to show his ...

Body scanner debuts at Arkansas airport

USA Today  2011-12-27 14:06:10

A body scanner that uses radio waves to search passengers for concealed items has made a debut at the Little Rock National Airport.

Cincy airport briefly evacuated after fire alarm

USA Today  2011-12-27 13:53:00

Passengers flying through the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport's Terminal 3 were forced to evacuate Monday morning after a ...

Illinois airport expects bump from Super Bowl traffic

USA Today  2011-12-27 13:28:00

An airport 50 miles southwest of Indianapolis is getting ready for extra airplane traffic when the city hosts the Super Bowl on Feb. 5.

Alarm forces brief evacuation of Cincinnati airport terminal

USA Today  2011-12-27 13:18:36

A terminal at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport was evacuated for a short time after a fire alarm sounded.

Parents: Airline ordered sick son out of safety seat

USA Today  2011-12-27 13:14:27

A New Hampshire couple said Saturday that Southwest Airlines flight attendants put the couple's terminally ill son at risk by ordering him out ...

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