Southwest Airlines Computer Problems Prompt Temporary Nationwide Ground Stop; More Than 30 Flights At Midway And O'Hare AffectedA Southwest Airlines spokesman said the company is "is in the process of resuming normal operations after a brief pause in our flight activity.
Planes Clip Each Other At Midway, No One HurtBoth planes involved in the incident are now out of service for inspection.
Southwest Airlines Orders 100 Boeing 737 Max JetsSouthwest Airlines said Monday it is expanding its all-Boeing fleet with an order for 100 Max jets instead of buying planes from Europe’s Airbus.
Boeing Finally Sees Positive Net Orders For AirplanesThe orders could indicate that airlines are starting to feel more optimistic about a rebound in travel, which has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Southwest Airlines Begins Flights Out Of O'HareThe coronavirus pandemic may have hit the travel industry hard, but Southwest Airlines is expanding.
Southwest Flight Delays At Midway Caused By Paperwork ProblemsSouthwest said it was only a paperwork issue, and not a flight safety issue.
Southwest To Fly Out Of O'Hare Starting in 2021"Consumers are the winners, because anytime Southwest comes into a market, airfares drop."
Southwest Airlines Reduces Flights At Midway Airport, After Air Traffic Control Tower Closed Over COVID-19The move resulted in more than 173 canceled flights on Friday.
The 737 Max Grounding Cost Southwest $828 Million In 2019Southwest Airlines said it will seek additional compensation from Boeing as the problem is expected to stretch deep into 2020.
In Wake Of 737 Max Crisis, Southwest May End Its All-Boeing PolicyEvery plane in Southwest Airlines' fleet is a Boeing 737. But that may not be the case in the future.
737 Max Grounding Will Cost American And Southwest Airlines More Than $1 BillionBoeing continues to expect approval to fly the jets again by end of this year, although it has consistently fallen behind its own timeline.
Southwest Airlines Flight Evacuated At Midway Due To Hydraulic Problem After LandingAfter landing and turning off the runway, the plane stopped short of the terminal due to a hydraulic issue, and the 137 passengers and five crew members evacuated the plane using airstairs.
Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing For $100 Million In Lost Pay Due To 737 Max GroundingSouthwest Airlines Pilots Association, in a complaint filed Monday on behalf of the pilots, claims Boeing "deliberately" misled pilots about the safety of the aircraft, which caused two fatal crashes in less than six months killing 346 people.
Boeing 737 Max Could Stay Grounded Until 2020, But Some Airlines Still Booking On Fall ReturnIt might be July, but it’s not too early to think about planning for holiday travel, and if you’re flying, you could get booked on a Boeing 737 Max, even though the jets remain grounded due to safety concerns after two fatal crashes.
American Airlines Cancels 737 Max Flights Through Mid-AugustThe announcement made American the second major carrier to cancel Max flights through the busy summer season.