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Southwest Airlines

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

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

Southwest Plane Grounded In Sacramento After Tires Blow

Rescue firefighters responded to a Southwest Airlines flight in distress after two tires blew on the runway Tuesday evening, leaving the jet and its passengers grounded.

12/27/2011

'L-Word' Star Kisses Girl; Gets Escorted Off Flight

‘L-Word’ Star Kisses Girl; Gets Escorted Off Flight

A lesbian actress who starred in “The L-Word” says she was escorted off of a Southwest Airlines flight for kissing her girlfriend…

09/26/2011

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

SoCal Power Outage Forces Cancellation Of Bay Area Flights

An employee at a power substation in southwest Arizona likely caused a massive outage that forced the cancellation of some Bay Area flights.

09/08/2011

Green Day Singer Ejected From Plane

Green Day Singer Ejected From Plane

Bay Area local and Grammy award-winner, Billy Joe Armstrong of the band Green Day, became part of growing list of individuals airport security refused service…

09/02/2011

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

New Southwest Mechanical Problem Turns Back Oakland Flight

A Southwest Airlines flight that took off from Oakland International Airport Tuesday morning had to turn around and land back in Oakland because of a flap problem, an airport duty manager said.

CBS San Francisco–04/05/2011

A Southwest Airlines jet from Oakland is shown at the gate at LAX after being diverted from its destination to San Diego, April, 3, 2011. (NNS/KTTV)

Burning Electrical Smell Diverts Southwest Flight From Oakland

A Southwest Airlines jetliner headed from Oakland and carrying 142 people diverted to Los Angeles Sunday night because of a burning electrical smell in the passenger cabin.

CBS San Francisco–04/04/2011

Unidentified passengers take photos with cell phones of a hole in the cabin on a Southwest Airlines aircraft Friday, April 1, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Authorities say the flight from Phoenix to Sacramento was diverted to Yuma due to rapid decompression in the plane. (Brenda Reese / AP)

Southwest Grounds 100s Of Bay Area Flights After Hole Rips Plane

Passengers expecting to fly Southwest Airlines out of Oakland International Airport Saturday morning were met with long lines after the airline initially grounded 80 of its Boeing 737 jets.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/02/2011

Unidentified passengers take photos with cell phones of a hole in the cabin on a Southwest Airlines aircraft Friday, April 1, 2011 in Yuma, Ariz. Authorities say the flight from Phoenix to Sacramento was diverted to Yuma due to rapid decompression in the plane. (Brenda Reese / AP)

Sacramento-Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing

The National Transportation Safety Board said an “in-flight fuselage rupture” apparently forced a Southwest Airlines flight from Phoenix to Sacramento to make an emergency landing.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011

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Flight From SFO To Chicago Makes Emergency Landing At Oakland Airport

A Southwest Airlines plane en route to Chicago from San Francisco International Airport made an emergency landing at Oakland International Airport due to the activation of a warning light Saturday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–01/22/2011

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