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Southwest Grounding Nearly One-Fifth Of Its Fleet Over Missed Inspections

Southwest Airlines says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/24/2015

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Plane Diverted To LAX After Woman Gives Birth In Flight

A woman and her newborn baby were recovering at a Southland hospital Tuesday after she gave birth on board a Southwest Airlines flight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/09/2014

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Construction Begins For Terminal 1 Modernization Project At LAX

A groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for the Los Angeles International Airport’s Terminal 1 Modernization project.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2014

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Ask An Expert: Saving Money On Airfare

Bob Diener, co-founder of Hotels.com and president and co-founder of Getaroom.com, shares 10 tips on how to save money on airfare.

06/26/2014

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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

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Southwest Airlines Jetliner Blows Tire, Lands Safely At LAX

A Southwest Airlines jetliner landed safely at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday after a tire blew during landing.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/06/2013

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Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.

11/12/2013

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Southwest Flight From LA To Austin Diverted To Phoenix After Bomb Threat

A Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Austin, Texas, made an emergency landing in Phoenix Monday after someone phoned in a bomb threat, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/10/2013

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John Wayne Airport Rules Out Bomb Threat Concerning Southwest Flight

Authorities are investigating a bomb threat received concerning a Southwest flight at John Wayne Airport.

05/08/2012

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Burbank Woman Detained For More Than 10 Hours For Painting Nails On Southwest Flight

A Burbank woman was detained for 10 hours for painting her nails on board a Southwest flight headed to Houston.

03/06/2012

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Southwest Raises Ticket Prices To Offset Operating, Fuel Costs

The nation’s largest low-cost airline is boosting its ticket prices once again. Southwest, which flies to and from LAX, Bob Hope, Ontario and John Wayne airports, raised prices on most domestic flights by $10 Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/16/2012

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Twin Peaks Assemblyman Tries To Bring Loaded Gun Onto Flight

A Republican lawmaker in California who previously sought the right to carry a loaded weapon inside the state Capitol has been cited for trying to bring a loaded handgun onto a Sacramento-bound flight.

01/04/2012

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New Terminal At John Wayne Airport Fails Security Certification

John Wayne Airport officials hope to have a glitch in its baggage handling system in the new terminal, which opened Monday, fixed by the end of the month.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2011

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Southwest Flight Makes Unscheduled Landing After Cockpit Scuffle

A man has been arrested after witnesses reported that he became unruly while aboard a Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Los Angeles to Kansas City.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/18/2011

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‘L Word’ Star Removed From Southwest Flight For ‘Excessive’ Kissing

A lesbian actress who starred in the Showtime cable show “The L Word” says she was escorted off a Southwest Airlines flight for kissing a woman, while the airline says it was excessive and drew customer complaints.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/27/2011

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