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'On The Fly': Hero's Welcome For Veterans

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

On the latest hour of "On the Fly" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on TLC), the flight crew crowned as heroes some military veterans returning home. It was a simple ...

What Are the Best Southwest Airlines Hacks?

Quora | Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. By David H. Lawrence Xvii, Actor, voice talent, and technologist 1. I personally think the equivalent ...

Customer's Baggage Gets Urinated On On 'On The Fly'

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

Poor Jennifer had the difficult task of telling a passenger about an incredibly awkward baggage situation that happened on the latest installment of "...

'On The Fly' Premiere: Mid-Flight Marriage Proposal On Southwest

Posted 01.23.2014 | TV

It's 2004 all over again, as MSNBC reminds us. Southwest Airlines went the reality TV route back then with the series "Airline," and now they're back ...

Eco Etiquette: What's The Latest On Eco-Friendly Air Travel?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 07.23.2012 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Has there been any progre...

The Myth of the Super-Manager

Cynthia Montgomery | Posted 07.15.2012 | Business
Cynthia Montgomery

Bold, confident, visionary leaders who take their businesses in new directions are widely admired and sought after. But when confidence balloons into the belief that a good manager can win in any situation, the business is headed for trouble.

Bomb Threat Delays 2 Southwest Airlines Flights

AP | Posted 05.09.2012 | Travel

SANTA ANA, Calif. -- Two Southwest Airlines flights with ties to Phoenix and Orange County's John Wayne Airport were grounded Tuesday night following ...

'Too Fat To Fly' Passenger Sues Airline

Posted 05.04.2012 | Travel

The story of Kenlie Tiggeman, a New Orleans woman who has lost over 120 pounds in the past two years, made waves last summer, when she went to board a...

Stakeholder Relationships: Key to a Sustainable Enterprise

John Friedman | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business
John Friedman

Each relationship is an intangible asset of the business. As any accountant will tell you, assets can either appreciate or depreciate or hold their value.

Airlines Brace For Higher Fuel Costs

AP | Posted 05.26.2012 | Money

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines Co. says it's raising ticket prices to offset the high cost of jet fuel. And several other big airlines are followin...

WATCH: Southwest Debuts 737

AP | DAVID KOENIG | Posted 03.21.2012 | Travel

DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines Co. is rolling out some new, larger planes that will start hauling passengers next month. The airline introduced its fir...

The Controversy Over Free Drinks

Reuters | Posted 05.05.2012 | Business

* Fraud claims tossed, breach of contract claim survives * Coupons for free drinks had no expiration date--lawsuit * Pas...

Discovering Denver

Erin Harper | Posted 04.28.2012 | Travel
Erin Harper

The magnificence of the mountainous backdrop and the modern architecture throughout the city, make it impossible to turn a corner without being greeted by a breathtaking view.

Oops! Pilot's Birthday Wish To Mom Causes Bomb Scare

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel

Talk about a major misunderstanding. A Southwest Airlines pilot tried to deliver an innocent birthday message to a worker's mother when some passen...

Southwest Airlines Opening Crew Quarters At DIA

AP | Posted 04.25.2012 | Denver

DENVER — Southwest Airlines Inc. is opening a new pilot crew base and flight attendant crew base at Denver International Airport. The facilitie...

Airline Fat Tax: Fair Or Foul?

Posted 02.09.2012 | Travel

Airlines might soon be able to introduce a so-called "fat tax" if the U.K. Court of Appeals has anything to do with it. According to a court ruling...

I'm Tweeting on a Jet Plane

Julia Allison | Posted 04.09.2012 | Media
Julia Allison

Most airlines recognize Twitter and Facebook as effective and easy methods of both informing customers and mitigating public-relations disasters. The question really is: How comfortable are they in their social-media skin?

WATCH: How To Wash An Airplane

Posted 02.08.2012 | Travel

Thought washing a car was time consuming? How about an airplane? Southwest airline employees are charged with washing airplanes after hey are "c-ch...

PHOTO: Oops! Southwest Plane Hits Light Pole

Posted 01.30.2012 | Travel

Southwest flight 792 had just landed from Los Angeles at the Denver airport when it had a bizarre run-in with a light pole. The 737 was taxiing to ...

Southwest Investigating Close Call At Midway Airport

AP | Posted 03.13.2012 | Chicago

DALLAS — Southwest Airlines says it's cooperating with federal officials investigating a close call on a runway in Chicago last month. A Southw...

WATCH: Teen Sleeps On Southwest, Wakes Up In Wrong City

Posted 12.05.2012 | Travel

Keena McBee is accusing Southwest Airlines of negligence for leaving Erik McBee, her napping 15-year-old son, on a St. Louis-bound plane after the tee...

Southwest Airlines Calls New Airfare Advertising Rule Unfair | Posted 12.28.2011 | Travel

Southwest Airlines Co. and some other carriers are fighting the U.S. Department of Transportation over a new airfare advertising rule scheduled to tak...

Southwest Plane's Tires Blow At Sacramento Airport

AP | Associated Press | Posted 02.27.2012 | Travel

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Southwest Airlines flight that suffered two blown tires at Sacramento International Airport has been towed from the run...

Southwest Flight Attendant Union Reaches Seniority Deal

AP | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business

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

Father: Sick Son Removed From Safety Seat By Southwest Airlines

AP | Posted 12.26.2011 | Parents

BEDFORD, N.H. -- A New Hampshire couple said Saturday that Southwest Airlines flight attendants put the couple's terminally ill son at risk by orderin...