Air travel in Dallas, home to the fourth-busiest U.S. airport, is returning to normal after a winter storm snarled schedules for AMR Corp.’s American Airlines as well as Southwest Airlines Co.
Southwest Airlines Co., the largest low-fare carrier, said it’s “very busy” with customers’ complaints over its revamped loyalty program website a week after it was remodeled.
Southwest Airlines Co. may add to its fleet a larger model of Boeing Co.’s 737, the only type of aircraft it flies, to carry more passengers on high-demand routes.
A Southwest Airlines jet with 142 people was diverted to Los Angeles Sunday night after a burning electrical odor, the New York Post reported, citing Southwest spokeswoman Whitney Eichinger.
Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers fans headed to Super Bowl XLV have a narrow window left to reach Dallas, where snow and ice snarled air and ground travel for much of the week.
A hard freeze that has sent temperatures plunging as much as 40 degrees below normal in Texas may be the last big blast of winter for the southern U.S., forecasters said.
Thunderstorms, wind and low clouds tied up air traffic at seven airports in the U.S. Northeast and Midwest and sent a Southwest Airlines Co. plane sliding off a runway in Chicago.
Delta Air Lines Inc. sought federal approval for a second time to expand at New York’s LaGuardia Airport, saying industry consolidation has helped clear the way for a trade of landing rights with US Airways Group Inc.
Southwest Airlines Co. and Virgin America Inc. are poised to jockey for new long-distance flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the first such routes added since 2004.
Airline flight delays rippled across the northeastern U.S. after today’s earthquake, with almost 400 planes running at least a half-hour late at New York and Washington airports.
"We are still interested in more slots, which is good for competition and good for consumers."
- Whitney Eichinger on May 24, 2011