Posts Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’
 

 
Southwest's first Boeing 737-800 (Warrior One, N8301J) about to depart Fort Lauderdale for Chicago Midway on its second revenue flight.

Why Southwest’s First Boeing 737-800 Is Kind of a Big Deal [with Photos]

When compared to its newer, larger, longer-range siblings, Boeing's 737-800 might not be the sexiest airliner in the skies. But when the world's largest 737 operator added them to its fleet this week, the aviation world was pay...
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A Southwest ramper directs one of the first of the airline's planes to land in Atlanta

At Last: Southwest Airlines Launches Atlanta Service [with Photos]

Over a year after purchasing AirTran Airways specifically for its valuable foothold in Atlanta, Southwest Airlines began its first service at the Georgia airport on Sunday.
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Photo of the Day: Sunrise greets a Northwest Airlines Airbus A330 during an early morning approach to Amsterdam after a long redeye from the US. (Photo by Joop Stroes)

No More Air Force Flight Suits Unless You Fly, TSA Tests Unmanned ID Scanners: Final Call

The Air Force wants to spend less money on flight suits, the TSA tests machines to check your ID, a virtual reality treatment for fear of flying, Southwest a Jet Airways pilot suspended after attempting to land without clearanc...
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Southwest Carries Most Passengers During 2009 Industry Downturn

In the midst of a 5.3% industry-wide decline in passengers, Southwest Airlines retained its crown as the nation's biggest carrier in 2009. American finished second overall while carrying the most international passengers.
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Southwest Grounds 81 Jets for Inspection Following Fuselage Rupture

Southwest Airlines grounded more than 80 aircraft early Saturday after one of its planes experienced an in-flight fuselage rupture on Friday, the airline said.
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