Southwest Airlines Wednesday grounded 20 percent of its fleet, including six flights at Southland airports, after dozens of planes missed inspections.
Some 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.
The 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.
The Southwest Museum of the American Indian in northeast Los Angeles has been designated a national treasure, officials announced Thursday.
A Burbank-bound Southwest flight was diverted to LAX Sunday when the plane developed a mechanical issue.
A system-wide computer glitch is causing some air traffic nightmares for Southwest Airlines and its passengers.
Work furloughs involving air traffic controllers caused headaches around the nation for passengers Sunday.
A Southwest Airlines flight headed for Burbank was turned back on Tuesday morning after reports of a strange odor in the cockpit.
A Southwest plane heading to Ontario from Sacramento was forced to make an emergency landing after it was struck by birds Wednesday morning.
AirTran Airways has announced that it will begin flying to Cabo San Lucas and Mexico City from Orange County’s John Wayne Airport next year.
The TSA and FBI are trying to determine who has been vandalizing Southwest Airlines aircraft with mysterious markings.
Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong says his sagging pants cost him a seat on a Southwest Airlines flight.
The airliner whose roof ripped open 34,000 feet over Arizona has had a busy 15-year life: taking off and touching down more than seven times a day, on average, and possibly developing microscopic cracks in its aluminum skin each time.
A Southwest Airlines flight heading to San Diego from Oakland was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport Sunday night when the crew noticed an electrical smell onboard, Southwest spokesperson Whitney Eichinger said.
A Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to California made an emergency landing at a Yuma military base Friday after a sudden drop in cabin pressure, federal officials said.