Proposed FAA reauthorization amendment calls for engine safety review

Air Transport World  2018-04-24 18:29:00

House Transportation Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) has submitted an amendment to proposed FAA reauthorization legislation that would require a ?call to action? review of airline engine ...

Southwest Cancels 40 Flights for Engine Inspections

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-23 15:45:50

Southwest Airlines canceled a small number of fights Sunday to perform engine checks in the wake of an accident that killed one of its passengers.

Marathon Petroleum announces new partnerships with Southwest Airlines®, La Quinta Inns & Suites and the Arbor Day Foundation through Marathon's rewards program

PR Newswire  2018-04-23 11:30:00

FINDLAY, Ohio, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) today announced that the Marathon brand is collaborating with Southwest Airlines, La Quinta Inns & Suites, the Arbor Day ...

Southwest scrubs 40 flights for engine check

CNN  2018-04-23 07:15:23

Southwest Airlines says it has canceled roughly 1 per cent of its scheduled flights as it carries out inspections prompted by an engine failure that led to a passenger's death last week. About 40 flights ...

Airlines flying Boeing 737s to New Zealand have same engines as those in Southwest fatality

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-23 02:54:16

Airlines flying Boeing-737s into New Zealand have engines now subject to checks following the fatal Southwest Airlines accident.The CFM56-7B engines are fitted to 737s which Virgin Australia and Qantas ...

Southwest cancels about 40 flights for engine inspections

Reuters  2018-04-22 21:33:34

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co said it canceled about 40 flights on Sunday, or 1 percent of those scheduled, as it inspects engines after last week?s deadly accident in Pennsylvania.

Global aviation authorities order inspections after fatal Southwest engine failure

CNN  2018-04-21 08:02:40

US and European aviation authorities have ordered inspections within the next 20 days for almost 700 engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting ...

FAA orders jet engine inspections after fatal Southwest flight

CNN  2018-04-21 01:17:21

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered new inspection requirements for engines similar to the one that failed earlier in the week on a Southwest Airlines flight, resulting in a passenger's ...

Southwest Airlines accident: Authorities order mass engine inspections

BBC News  2018-04-21 01:13:08

Hundreds of jet engines will be checked worldwide following the Southwest Airlines mid-air accident.

Southwest Airlines Response To Emergency Airworthiness Directive

PR Newswire  2018-04-21 00:15:00

DALLAS, April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) acknowledges the issuance of Emergency Airworthiness Directive (AD) 2018-09-51 by the Federal Aviation Administration to airlines ...

Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-20 23:36:39

U.S. aviation regulators in the wake of this week?s fatal Southwest Airlines accident imposed emergency inspection requirements for jet engines that power many Boeing 737 jetliners around the world.

U.S., European regulators mandate checks on some 737 engines

Reuters  2018-04-20 21:43:27

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - European and U.S. airline regulators on Friday ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident ...

Southwest gives $5,000 checks to passengers on Flight 1380

CNN  2018-04-20 04:49:08

Some passengers aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 received a $5,000 check after a deadly engine failure that led to an emergency landing in Philadelphia.

Do you know how to wear an oxygen mask?

BBC News  2018-04-20 04:05:58

Photos taken on board a Southwest Airlines plane following an in-flight emergency have caused alarm.

Southwest Accident Shows Passengers Unprepared for Emergencies

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-20 00:30:17

Airlines and regulators have spent years refining the procedures they count on to save lives during accidents like the engine failure that killed a Southwest Airlines Co. passenger this week.

Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on April 26, 2018

PR Newswire  2018-04-19 22:17:00

DALLAS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter 2018 financial results. Details are as follows: When: ...

FAA to issue CFM56 engine directive after Southwest incident

Air Transport World  2018-04-19 16:07:00

FAA will issue an airworthiness directive (AD) in the next two weeks requiring inspections of certain CFM56-7B turbofan engines, the US agency announced one day after the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 ...

Firefighter who pulled flight victim back into plane 'felt a calling to help'

CNN  2018-04-19 14:20:04

The Texas firefighter who helped pull a passenger back into the plane during a deadly Southwest Airlines emergency spoke emotionally about the tragedy on Thursday.

Former Navy fighter pilot praised for her 'nerves of steel' during emergency

CNN  2018-04-19 12:46:17

Things looked grim aboard the Southwest Airlines flight, but you wouldn't have guessed it hearing the air of calm from the former Navy fighter pilot guiding the plane to safety.

NTSB looking at hidden crack in Southwest jet engine

CNN  2018-04-19 08:44:09

The National Transportation Safety Board is finishing up its initial examination into the deadly Southwest Airlines engine failure Thursday -- but many questions remain unanswered.