Southwest Jet Suffers Bird Strike While Landing In OaklandA Southwest Airlines flight from Burbank suffered a bird strike while on its final approach to Oakland International Airport Monday, landing safely with no reported injuries.
Ex-Baggage Handler Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs At Oakland Int'l AirportA former Southwest Airlines baggage handler has been sentenced for smuggling marijuana through Oakland International Airport.
Bay Area Airport Workers Stage Demonstration Against Southwest PoliciesContract employees who do work for Southwest Airlines are staging demonstrations at airports across the Bay Area and California Monday over working conditions and the airline's use of non-union contractors.
Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing In OaklandA Southwest Airlines flight heading to Las Vegas was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland early Monday after smoke was detected in the cockpit.
Southwest Begins Offering Bay Area To Hawaii Flights With $49 FaresJust days after announcing it has received approval from the federal government, Southwest Airlines is now offering flights from two Bay Area airports to Hawaii to the public.
Southwest Says It Has Gained Approval For California-Hawaii FlightsSouthwest Airlines says it has gained government approval to begin flights between California and Hawaii.
Southwest Airlines Declares 'Operational Emergency' As Weather, Labor Woes MountThe nation's largest domestic carrier has seen an unusually high number of planes grounded; bad weather and a labor dispute between the airline and the mechanics' union are to blame.
Southwest Flight Diverted To Oakland After Lightning StrikeA Southwest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland Thursday morning after it was struck by lightning while taking off from Los Angeles International Airport.
Safety System Helps Stop Southwest Jet's Skid On Burbank RunwayA unique safety system that has been installed at several Bay Area airports may have prevented a catastrophic crash of a Burbank-bound flight out of Oakland Thursday morning.
Mom Livid After Southwest Airlines Agent Name Shames Daughter 'Abcde'Southwest Airlines has apologized after an agent laughed at a five-year-old who is named Abcde (pronounced AHB-sih-dee) as she boarded a flight earlier this month.
Southwest Airlines Raises Domestic Fares To Combat Higher CostsSouthwest Airlines has begun raising domestic fares as it struggles to rein in an unexpected jump in expenses.
Southwest Airlines Confronts Cal Women's Coach Over Infant SonCalifornia Women's head basketball Lindsay Gottlieb was confronted at the Denver airport by a Southwest Airlines employee who questioned her relationship to her infant bi-racial son before she could board a flight.
Hero Pilot Who Landed The Southwest Plane Visits The White HousePresident Donald Trump will welcome hero pilot Tammie Jo Shults and other crewmembers and passengers from Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 to the Oval Office Tuesday.
Southwest Bookings Fall After Fatal AccidentSouthwest Airlines said Thursday that a fatal accident on one of its planes has scared some people away from booking flights on the airline.
Southwest Offers Apology, $5K To Passengers On Damaged JetSouthwest is sending a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia following an engine explosion.