Posts Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’


Photo Roundup: Southwest Arrives at LaGuardia

Southwest put on quite a show this weekend to mark their momentous entry into the New York City market. Here are some of the best photos of the first arrivals and the festivities in the terminals.
by admin

An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970

March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart's flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo...
by NYCAviation Staff


Southwest Announces Two New South Carolina Destinations

Charleston and Greenville-Spartanburg will be added to the Southwest route map starting next year.
by Julie Vessigault



Today in Aviation History: March 12th

Southwest grounds 44 aircraft for inspection, a pair of B-52s fly around the world, an Air Vietnam DC-4 is shot down, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: December 8th

Chicago's Midway Airport suffers crashes of Southwest Flight 1248 in 2005 and United Flight 553 in 1972. In 1987, a Peruvian football club crashes into the Pacific ocean with only the pilot surviving, an Olympic Airways DC-6 cr...
by Phil Derner Jr.