Mediator assigned to Southwest, union contract talks

| |Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

The International Association of Machinists asked the National Mediation Board to get involved in contract talks because the ground workers union and Southwest management have not reached a new agreement after two years.

Malaysia Airlines set for shakeup after disasters

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

Malaysia is preparing to unveil the latest overhaul of its beleaguered state-owned airline, which is reeling from twin disasters months apart that killed hundreds of passengers.

Low-budget Ryanair launches business-class

| |Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014

European budget carrier Ryanair is offering business-class tickets in an attempt to woo companies and governments during penny-pinching times.

WFAA: American flight from DFW diverted for ‘security issue’

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

John Smedley, president of Sony Online Entertainment was on board and had been targeted by tweets earlier Sunday.

New radar system gives pilots extra detail on approaching storms

| |Friday, Aug. 15, 2014

Honeywell’s 3-D system, installed on new 737 aircraft being acquired by Southwest Airlines, can show the location of hail and lightning within storm systems.

Southwest jet makes emergency landing in Dallas

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A Southwest Airlines jet has made a safe emergency landing after blowing a tire during takeoff.

Project costs at D/FW Airport are up $650 million

| |Thursday, Aug. 07, 2014

Terminals A and C are both being renovated as part of the massive reconstruction project.

DFW Airport may spend $1.2 million to study premium lounge

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

Officials say the airport needs a premium lounge area with enhanced amenities to serve a growing volume of international first class and business class passengers.

Airlines are flying high as fares soar

| |Tuesday, Aug. 05, 2014

The price of an average round-trip ticket in the U.S. tops $500, year, up nearly $14 from the same period last year. Airfares have increased 10.7 percent in the past five years.

Southwest to add San Francisco, Oakland flights from Love

| |Monday, Aug. 04, 2014

Also, CEO Gary Kelly said he disagrees with FAA’s proposed $12 million fine.



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