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Ben Sanders, a KPIX 5 viewer, took this photo of a Southwest Airlines ticket counter at Oakland International Airport during a computer glitch on June 21, 2013. (CBS)

Southwest Flights Resume From Bay Area After Computer Glitch

Southwest Airlines grounded its entire fleet of airplanes preparing for late-night departures, including flights from the Bay Area’s three major airports, due to a system-wide computer problem Friday night.

06/21/2013

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Employees Picket Over Hiring Of Temporary Workers

Workers at Southwest Airlines held an informational picket outside Oakland International Airport on Thursday after contract negotiations have stalled.

03/28/2013

San Francisco 49ers fans hold up a towel that reads, 'Quest for Six' during the NFC Divisional Playoff Game between the Green Bay Packers and the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on January 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Harry How/Getty Images)

Expensive Road To Super Bowl For 49ers Fans, Limited Supply Of Seats Online

49ers fans who want to go the Super Bowl in New Orleans will have to battle it out online for a limited supply of seats, hotel accommodations and airline tickets at a pretty hefty price.

01/22/2013

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Increasing Fees, Planning To Charge No-Shows

Southwest will still allow travelers to bring two free checked bags, but plans increase the charge for a third bag from $25 to $75 and double the overweight fee to $100.

12/17/2012

Icy Runway

Southwest Jet From Oakland Slides Off Taxiway At Denver Airport

A Southwest Airlines jet slid off a taxiway at Denver International Airport on Saturday amid light snowfall and freezing temperatures.

11/11/2012

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Tech Glitch Spoils Southwest Airlines Half-Price Facebook Promo

Southwest Airlines’ attempt to thank its Facebook friends with a half-price ticket sale backfired when customers were inadvertently billed multiple times for a single flight — they’re not feeling the “luv.”

08/04/2012

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Plane Lands At Mineta SJ After Smoke Reported Onboard

A Southwest Airlines flight landed safely at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday morning after people on board smelled smoke in the cabin, an airline spokesman said.

07/03/2012

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Flight Returns To Oakland Airport After Strange Odor On Board

A Southwest Airlines flight returned to Oakland International Airport about 15 minutes after taking off Tuesday morning after a flight attendant reported a strange odor on board, an airport spokeswoman said.

06/12/2012

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

SFO Cargo Area Briefly Evacuated Over Suspicious Package

A cargo area at San Francisco International Airport was briefly evacuated as a bomb squad responded to reports of a suspicious package Wednesday night.

03/29/2012

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

ConsumerWatch: Makeover On Southwest Planes Concerns Some Passengers

Southwest Airlines has unveiled changes coming to much of their aircraft, concerning some frequent fliers.

01/18/2012

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