Southwest Airlines

Aug 31, 2008 - 1:07 PM
The House of Representatives on July 22 unanimously approved a bipartisan aviation bill that tightens the FAA’s airline maintenance oversight procedures an
Aug 31, 2008 - 12:59 PM
Speaking at this year’s EAA AirVenture, acting FAA Administrator Bobby Sturgell defended the track record of various agency-industry cooperative safety and
Jul 29, 2008 - 10:45 AM
In a curious illustration of how current events make strange bedfellows, the Air Transport Association of America (ATA) has joined Aircraft Owners and Pilo
Jul 8, 2008 - 6:20 AM
There’s that old saying, “It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good.” And if ever there was an ill wind, it’s the one that has been generated by the pric
May 29, 2008 - 8:08 AM
Some $10.1 million in direct government aid allowed Midway Airlines to reopen for business December 19, but its days as a regional/national hybrid operatin
May 2, 2008 - 10:59 AM
The last few months have been difficult for a number of aviation players.
May 1, 2008 - 12:32 PM
The FAA has been under intense pressure from the U.S.
Mar 31, 2008 - 6:25 AM
After conducting an internal investigation, last month Southwest Airlines leaders switched from defending the airline’s maintenance practices to suspending
Mar 6, 2008 - 11:54 AM
The FAA today said it planned to levy a $10.2 million civil penalty against Southwest Airlines for operating 46 airplanes that hadn’t undergone mandatory i
Feb 27, 2008 - 9:05 AM
Last month I participated in a panel discussion about maintenance of the airline fleet.