A woman filed a federal lawsuit against American Airlines in Fort Worth, Texas, claiming she was attacked by an attendant on a flight and DFW operations was negligent and did not investigate the fight.
NTSB is holding a hearing Wednesday on the Southwest Airlines engine failure that killed a passenger in April, and the probe could lead to changes in Boeing 737 inspection requirements for aircraft worldwide.
Southwest Airlines appears to have regained the trust of customers, six months after a passenger was killed during a flight when an engine blew and debris shattered a window, according to a survey released Wednesday.
About 120,000 people are expected to attend the annual Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Saturday and Sunday. A strong possibility of rain could cause parking problems and possible delays in some performances.
ABM Aviation, which provides DFW Airport services such as wheelchair escorts for American Airlines, told Irving officials that 600 workers could be laid off. But many workers could be rehired by the new vendor.
USA Today ranked air shows nationwide in its 2018 Readers Choice awards, and the Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show ranked No. 3. The show Oct. 13-14 will feature Air Force Thunderbirds and Canadian Forces Snowbirds.
Whataburger may open a restaurant at DFW Airport in 2019. But the iconic Texas burger chain would be leasing space in a tiny satellite terminal adjacent to Terminal E, which may be hard for travelers to find.
Transportation Secretary Elain Chao visited DFW Airport Friday to announce a commitment of $180 million in federal funding to build perimeter taxiways, which would prevent taxiing aircraft from crossing active runways.