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ConsumerWatch: Credit Cards An Unexpected Way To Find Cheap Travel

Travelers who want to see the world this summer, or at least visit Mickey Mouse at his house, might want to consider their credit card as a free ticket to ride, so to speak.

04/30/2014

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

Witnesses: Passenger Tried To Open Hatch On Sacramento-Bound Southwest Flight

A Chicago-to Sacramento Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Omaha, Neb. on Sunday after witnesses said a passenger tried to open a door.

04/14/2014

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

Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Oakland International Airport

A Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Oakland International Airport Tuesday morning after the pilot expressed concern about the plane’s pressurization, an airline spokeswoman said.

08/28/2012

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

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

Feds Probe Mysterious Vandalism On Southwest Airlines Jets

Federal agencies were working with Southwest Airlines on Thursday to determine who has been vandalizing their aircraft with mysterious markings.

09/22/2011

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