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Disagreement With A Flight Attendant Leads To Emergency Landing And Three Passengers Removed

AP | Posted 07.08.2013 | Travel

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — A Southwest Airlines flight from Orlando to Providence made an unscheduled stop in South Carolina. Southwest ...

WATCH: So That's How They Change Plane Engines

Posted 03.13.2013 | Travel

Ever wonder what goes into jet engine maintenance? A new video from Southwest Airlines has at least some of the answers; it shows just how much wor...

The End Of Cheap Airfare

Slate | Matthew Yglesias | Posted 02.22.2013 | Business

Time to shed a tear into your tiny plastic cups of tomato juice, because the merger between US Airways and American Airlines announced last week m...

Southwest Airlines Heads To The Caribbean

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 12.27.2012 | Latino Voices

Southwest Airlines is headed to the Caribbean. Florida is becoming so full of Puerto Rican new arrivals that the low-cost airline will start new ro...

Southwest Plane From Denver Makes Emergency Landing In Omaha

AP | Posted 12.26.2012 | Denver

OMAHA, Neb. -- More than 100 airline passengers have already left Omaha after their plane made an uneventful emergency landing on Christmas Day. Sout...

Airline Owes Customers 5.8 Million Beers!

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.14.2012 | Money

Southwest Airlines has settled a lawsuit to the tune of an estimated $29 million -- or 5.8 million unredeemed alcoholic beverages valued at $5 each, ...

12 Ways To Score On Cheap Airfare

Money Talk News | Amanda Geronikos | Posted 11.11.2012 | Money

MoneyTalksNews: Airfares are taking off. According to Travelocity, the average round-trip domestic airfare this Thanksgiving is $386, up 9 percent ...

Grave Images: San Luis Valley

Kathy T. Hettinga | Posted 01.08.2013 | College
Kathy T. Hettinga

Beginning in 1994, I began a 14-year project to document an unknown body of folk art found in the cemeteries of the San Luis Valley. Simplicity, expressiveness and a transformative use of common materials were found in the most evocative grave markers.

Mysterious Photo Adds Urgency to Saving Jaguars' Home

Noah Greenwald | Posted 12.16.2012 | Green
Noah Greenwald

Jaguars once roamed at least as far north as the Grand Canyon and from California to Louisiana. But, like wolves and grizzly bears, they were exterminated nearly a century ago by predator-killing programs, forest-clearing and the draining of wetlands.

The 5 Easiest Tex-Mex Recipes To Try At Home

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 11.18.2012 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

Tex-Mex (a cross between Southwestern and Mexican) is a super easy cuisine to play around with in your own kitchen, especially since it's fusion in nature and includes a lot of pantry ingredients.

PHOTOS: Modern Life And Ancient Ruins In The Southwest

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 11.05.2012 | Travel

SECOND MESA, Ariz. (AP) — A road trip to the Four Corners region of the Southwest offers a window into Native American culture, from ruins older tha...

Southwest Computer Glitch Causes Ticket Woes

AP | Linda Stewart Ball | Posted 08.06.2012 | Travel

DALLAS -- Southwest Airlines' attempt to thank its Facebook friends with a half-price ticket sale backfired when customers were inadvertently billed m...

Will The GOP Ever Invest In the Infrastructure for Legal Immigration?

Kristian Ramos | Posted 08.08.2012 | Latino Voices
Kristian Ramos

With virtually no chance of anything immigration related passing in the House or Senate, investment in the legal flow of commerce and people at our border is a great compromise on legislative action in an election year.

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...

Judge Rules Against Grand Canyon Skywalk Developer

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 05.20.2012 | Green

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A Las Vegas developer must keep fighting in tribal court as he tries to retain his contractual rights to the Grand Canyon Sk...

Why Don't Airlines Award Loyalty Points Based on Dollars Spent Rather Than Miles Flown?

Quora | Posted 05.12.2012 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Michael McGraw-Herdeg, Microsoft PM (Excel Services). Yes, the legacy US airline model of "if you you ...

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...

WATCH: Take A Time Lapse Journey Through The American Southwest

Posted 02.23.2012 | Green

Your last vacation may seem like a blur, but try keeping up with this time lapse. "The Wild Heart - A Journey through the Southwest Wilderness" fro...

10 Reasons To Visit Vegas Right Now

George Hobica | Posted 03.22.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Even if you visit for just a night or two, Vegas is the ideal base to explore the natural wonders of the Southwest.

How To Find A Truthful Price For An Airline Ticket

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 03.20.2012 | Travel
Blake Fleetwood

The outrage is not that the airlines are doing anything illegal, but that all this deceptive advertising has been perfectly legal for years.

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

aviationblog.dallasnews.com | 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...

Country Crooner John Rich Booted From Southwest Flight

Posted 12.06.2011 | Travel

Celebrities are just like us. They even get kicked off of planes like the plebeian folk. And, the latest celeb to get the boot is country singer John ...

Drought Leaves Slim Pickings For Migrating Birds

AP | By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- From nesting grounds in Alaska and Idaho to the prairie potholes in Canada, thousands of sandhill cranes, snow geese and other mi...