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Southwest Apologizes To Girl Named Abcde After Gate Agent Made Fun Of Her
The 5-year-old’s mother said that the airline employee also snapped a photo of the girl’s boarding pass and posted it on social media.
Midwest Snowstorm Mangles Travel Plans At End Of Holiday Weekend
Over 1,600 flights had been canceled nationwide as of Sunday evening.
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Man Invokes Trump Defense After Allegedly Groping Woman During Houston Flight
Authorities say Southwest Airlines passenger Bruce Alexander told them the president "says it's OK to grab women by their private parts."
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Southwest Airlines Cracks Down On Emotional Support Animals
Royal Caribbean reportedly is banning all emotional support animals from its cruise ships.
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Southwest Airlines ‘Disturbed’ By Report That Passenger Masturbated Throughout Flight
A woman’s tweets about what she says happened on a flight from Las Vegas to Philly have gone viral.
Mom Blasts Southwest Airlines For Asking To 'Prove' Biracial Son Was Hers
“She said, well, how do I know that you’re the mother?” Lindsay Gottlieb recalled an airline employee asking her.
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Southwest Airlines Flight Diverted Due To Cracked Window
Nobody appeared to be injured, but the Federal Aviation Administration said it would be investigating.
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FAA Orders Emergency Engine Inspections After Deadly Southwest Accident
The agency has ordered airlines to conduct ultrasonic inspections of the fan blades on hundreds of engines.
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Passengers On Deadly Southwest Flight Receive $5,000 Checks
"We ... hope you will allow us another opportunity to restore your confidence," a letter from the airline said.
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Southwest's Tammie Jo Shults Joins The Legacy of Badass Female Pilots
The pilot who calmly landed a stricken airliner this week is one of many women who have owned the skies.
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Woman Partially Sucked Out Of Southwest Plane Died Of Impact Trauma: Report
Albuquerque resident Jennifer Riordan's death was ruled accidental. A federal investigation into the in-flight incident is underway.
Woman Who Landed Damaged Southwest Jet Was One Of Navy’s First Female Fighter Pilots
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Passengers praised the skill of Tammie Jo Shults in landing the plane after it lost an engine.
1 Dead After Southwest Airlines Flight Suffers Engine Failure
A passenger said the engine "hit a window and busted it wide open."
Alleged Airplane Smoker Threatens To 'Kill Everybody On This F**king Plane'
The passenger claimed she needed to smoke for "the anxiety."
Southwest Celebrates First 'Unmanned' Max 8 Flight While Shutting Down Haters
Before a flight to San Francisco, the crew noticed the aircraft, part of a new 737 fleet, was staffed with only women.
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Frustrated Air Travelers Report Massive System Outages Across The World
The issue was related to the passenger booking system that many airlines use.
Southwest Airlines Just Flew A Cabin Full Of Animals Out Of Storm-Hit Houston
Dozens of cats and dogs were flown to San Diego for adoption, freeing up space in Texas shelters.
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'90210' Star Claims Airline Discriminated Against Her Gay Friends
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AnnaLynne McCord says Southwest "bullied" her pals and their kids.
Airline Rep's Note To A Passenger With Cancer Will Make You Tear Up
An aggravating luggage delay turned into the sweetest moment.
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Southwest's First Black Pilot Retires With A Tear-Jerking Sendoff
Louis Freeman started with the airline almost four decades ago.
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