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  • A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight was charged Monday with interfering with the crew.
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  • A Southwest Airlines flight bound for the main airport in Branson, Mo., instead touched down at a much smaller nearby airfield.
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  • Southwest Airlines has fired the captain of a plane that landed so hard at New York's LaGuardia airport that its nose gear collapsed.
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  • Southwest fires captain in troubled NYC landing
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  • Federal investigators have recovered the flight data and cockpit voice recorders of a plane whose front landing gear collapsed.
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  • New York City's LaGuardia Airport fully reopened Tuesday, a day after the collapse of a plane's front landing gear temporarily closed the airport.
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  • The front landing gear of a flight arriving at New York's LaGuardia Airport collapsed Monday right after the plane touched down on the runway.
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  • A group of about 100 high school students traveling from New York to Atlanta were thrown off a flight, along with their chaperones, after the pilot and crew lost patience with some kids who wouldn't sit down and put away their cellphones.
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  • Southwest's costly glitch; Car loans get cheaper
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  • Southwest Airlines says it has begun filing refunds to customers who were accidentally billed multiple times for a single flight, after a half-price online ticket promotion backfired.
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  • Two Southwest Airlines flights with ties to Phoenix and Orange County's John Wayne Airport were grounded Tuesday night following a threatening phone call, authorities said.
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  • One retailer is making more hours available to shop, but the U.S. Mint is cutting back on some coins.
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  • The nation's biggest airlines are raising prices again.
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  • Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong says his sagging pants cost him a seat on a Southwest Airlines flight.
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  • Southwest Airlines will eliminate all four daily flights from Pittsburgh to Philadelphia by January.
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  • Southwest Airlines Co. suspended a pilot whose disparaging comments about gays and older flight attendants were transmitted over an air-traffic control frequency.
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  • The crown prince of Thailand has one. So do the presidents of Peru and Chile. The Chinese Air Force relies on it, as do airlines in Russia, Indonesia, Australia and Romania.
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  • The order covers planes with a similar construction to a Southwest jet that had a 5-foot tear open up mid-flight.
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  • Southwest grounding extends Disney vacation
  • Delayed return flight draws few complaints from NJ students stuck in Orlando.
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  • Southwest Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines cancelled about 600 flights this weekend as the airline continues its inspection of 79 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, in the aftermath of an emergency landing of one of its planes on Friday.
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  • Southwest grounds about 80 planes after mishap
  • Federal records show cracks were found and repaired a year ago in the frame of the Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-300 that made an emergency landing at an Arizona military base after a hole was torn from the passenger cabin.
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  • Flight attendants had just begun to take drink orders when the explosion rocked the cabin.
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  • A Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix was diverted Friday to a military base in Yuma due to rapid decompression in the plane, federal officials said.
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  • FAA suspends 2nd air traffic supervisor
  • An air traffic supervisor has been suspended as the result of an incident in central Florida over the weekend in which a Southwest Airlines jet and a small plane came too close together, putting both planes in danger, the Federal Aviation Administration said Tuesday.
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  • Southwest Airlines is revamping its frequent-flier program with changes designed to nudge customers into buying higher-priced tickets by letting them earn bonus flights faster.
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  • Saving with 6abc Tip of the Day
  • Southwest airfare sale
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  • Southwest Airlines
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  • Southwest Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines said Monday it will buy AirTran for about $1.42 billion. The move will put Southwest in head-to-head competition with Delta Air Lines in Delta's home base of Atlanta.
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  • Southwest Airlines
  • A mother told aviation police she slapped her crying 13-month-old daughter on a flight between Dallas and Albuquerque because the child kicked her, authorities said.
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  • Southwest Airlines
  • Four roundtrip flights could get you a free ticket.
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  • Southwest Airlines
  • Southwest Airlines is taking aim at US Airways as it expands at Logan International Airport.
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  • Smith says he's "way fat," but that shouldn't stop him from flying.
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  • Southwest Airlines
  • Flying against the headwinds of a recession and volatile fuel prices, Southwest Airlines Co. made money.
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