Southwest Airlines

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

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

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