FAA Widens Inspection Of Engines After Southwest AccidentFederal regulators are expanding an emergency order for airlines to inspect fan blades in the engines of Boeing 737 jets for cracks that indicate wear and tear.
FAA Orders Fan Blade Inspections After Jet Engine ExplosionU.S. airline regulators have ordered inspections on engine fan blades like the one that snapped off a Southwest Airlines plane, leading to the death of a woman who was partially blown out a window.
NTSB: Blown Southwest Jet Engine Showed 'Metal Fatigue'A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of "metal fatigue," according to the National Transportation Safety Board.
Girl Injured By Dog During Boarding For Southwest FlightSouthwest Airlines said Thursday that a dog injured a child as passengers boarded a flight in Phoenix, an event likely to fuel the debate over the growing number of emotional-support animals on planes.
Southwest Pilot Arrested With Loaded Gun In St. Louis AirportThe 51-year-old was set to pilot a flight from St. Louis to Las Vegas. He did not have any conceal and carry permit, officials said.
Southwest Grounds 128 Planes Nationwide Over Missed Inspections, 6 Local Flights AffectedSouthwest Airlines Wednesday grounded 20 percent of its fleet, including six flights at Southland airports, after dozens of planes missed inspections.
Near Miss At LAX May Spark Tighter Regulations On Drone UseSome in the aviation community are calling for tighter laws and regulations after a potentially hazardous event was avoided at LAX involving a commercial flight and a drone.
Drone Scare For LAX-Bound Flight Reignites Safety DebateThe plane was making its final descent into the Los Angeles airport Sunday when the pilot reported the close call, according to audio obtained by NBC News.
LA's Southwest Museum Designated As National TreasureThe Southwest Museum of the American Indian in northeast Los Angeles has been designated a national treasure, officials announced Thursday.
Burbank-Bound Southwest Flight Diverts To LAX Due To Mechanical IssueA Burbank-bound Southwest flight was diverted to LAX Sunday when the plane developed a mechanical issue.
Southwest Airlines Experiences System-Wide Computer GlitchA system-wide computer glitch is causing some air traffic nightmares for Southwest Airlines and its passengers.
Air Traffic Controller Furloughs Creating Traffic Nightmares For PassengersWork furloughs involving air traffic controllers caused headaches around the nation for passengers Sunday.