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Southwest Airlines: Passenger made to prove biracial child is hers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-05-30 02:16:35

A passenger has hit out at an airline after being asked an "appalling" question.Lindsay Gottlieb claims that a Southwest Airlines employee at Denver Airport, in the US, demanded she prove she was the mother ...

FAA Moved Slower Than Usual on Warning Ahead of Southwest Fatality

The Wall Street Journal  2018-05-20 11:06:15

Before a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines flight, regulators had been weighing stepping up engine inspections for an unusually long time after the first warnings about a part.

Southwest Unveils Newest Onboard Product: iHeartRadio

PR Newswire  2018-05-18 14:17:00

DALLAS, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today a new collaboration with iHeartRadio to bring iHeartMedia's free all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio ...

Southwest pilot says they had to use hand signals

CNN  2018-05-12 04:02:28

When an engine failed on a Southwest Airlines flight last month, pilot Tammie Jo Shults didn't panic. Instead, she fell back on her extensive Navy experience.

Southwest pilot describes fatal flight

CNN  2018-05-10 05:32:29

Pilot Tammie Jo Shults appeared in her first interview since safely landing Southwest Airlines Flight 1380. The aircraft experienced engine failure while flying from New York to Texas.

Glare on Southwest highlights tense relationship between management, mechanics

Reuters  2018-05-04 21:44:23

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal investigators were assigned last year to monitor Southwest Airlines' maintenance operations, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday, after whistleblower ...

NTSB releases maintenance records on Southwest 737-700 engine failure

Air Transport World  2018-05-03 21:14:00

Maintenance records from the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that experienced an inflight engine failure April 17 reveal the fan blades of its CFM56-7B turbofan engines, which are suspected of causing ...

Southwest to serve Hawaii from California

Air Transport World  2018-05-03 19:44:00

Southwest Airlines revealed the four continental US cities from which it plans to operate flights to Hawaii as it moves closer to selling tickets for the service.read more

Southwest Airlines Intends To Serve Hawaii Nonstop From California Airports In Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, & Sacramento

PR Newswire  2018-05-03 18:30:00

DALLAS, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today shared more details in the carrier's service plans for Hawaii by announcing initial gateway cities in California that would ...

Cracked window causes Southwest pilots to divert 737-700

Air Transport World  2018-05-02 19:29:00

The pilots of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 diverted to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and landed safely on May 2 after a window cracked in flight.read more

Aerospace suppliers look to blockchain for parts tracking

Reuters  2018-05-02 16:13:38

BERLIN (Reuters) - Aerospace suppliers are starting to explore blockchain technology to keep tabs on their supply chain, potentially tracking parts such as those identified as the cause of a Southwest ...

FAA orders more engine inspections after deadly Southwest flight

CNN  2018-05-01 21:03:59

The Federal Aviation Administration is mandating additional engine inspections in the wake of the deadly Southwest Airlines engine incident last month.

Passenger sues Southwest Airlines over fatal engine failure

CNN  2018-04-28 23:33:59

A passenger aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 has filed a lawsuit against the company calling for compensatory and punitive damages following the fatal engine failure earlier this month.

Passenger sues Southwest Airlines over fatal engine explosion

Reuters  2018-04-27 21:46:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawsuit against Southwest Airlines Co has been filed by a passenger who was flying on last week's flight 1380, in which an engine exploded and one person was killed.

Southwest Airlines orders 40 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth $4.68 billion

Reuters  2018-04-27 04:20:44

(Reuters) - U.S. carrier Southwest Airlines has ordered 40 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jets worth $4.68 billion at list price to help modernise its fleet, the airline said.

Southwest Airlines expects bookings to drop after deadly explosion

Reuters  2018-04-26 20:30:06

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co on Thursday warned the consequences of a mid-air engine explosion last week will weigh on second-quarter bookings, as investigators continued to probe the events that ...

Southwest reports 37% 1Q profit increase; takes 40 737 MAX options

Air Transport World  2018-04-26 19:07:00

Southwest Airlines has exercised 40 Boeing 737-8 options, bringing its total 737 MAX firm orders to 280 aircraft, and plans to retire 40 737-700s as it takes delivery of the additional 737-8s from 2019-2022.read ...

Southwest Airlines? marketing activity ceased following engine failure

Air Transport World  2018-04-26 17:59:00

Southwest Airlines executives said they do not believe it is yet appropriate to resume television advertising in the aftermath of the April 17 Boeing 737-700 engine failure that resulted in a passenger ...

Southwest Forecasts Weaker Bookings After Fatal Accident

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-26 11:49:34

Southwest Airlines warned of weaker revenue ahead as the company continues to deal with the fallout of last week?s fatal accident following an engine blowout on a flight from New York to Dallas.

Southwest Reports First Quarter Profit

PR Newswire  2018-04-26 10:30:00

DALLAS, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its first quarter 2018 results: Net income of $463 million, net margin1 of 9.4 percent, and ...