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 UN confirms Israel, Hamas agree to unconditional, 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday

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Yeshivah of Flatbush (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

100 Brooklyn High School Students Kicked Off AirTran Flight

The incident happened at around 6 a.m. Monday at LaGuardia Airport and involved seniors from the Yeshivah of Flatbush.

06/04/2013

This Southwest Airline Boeing 737 went off the taxiway at Long Island MacArthur airport on Dec. 27, 2012. (credit: Image via CBS 2)

Plane Goes Off Taxiway At Long Island MacArthur Airport

The plane had 134 passengers aboard, the Federal Aviation Administration said. There are no reports of injuries.

12/27/2012

Men clean a home damaged by Sandy in Broad Channel, Queens - Nov. 5, 2012 (credit: Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

New Orleans Firefighters Come To Help NYC Firefighters Who Helped Them After Katrina

This morning, roughly one dozen started swinging hammers and sawing wood in the Rockaways, whatever needs to be done to help members of the FDNY rebuild their own homes damaged by the storm.

11/28/2012

United Airlines is just the latest carrier to introduce lighter-weight seats with slimmer backrests. (credit: CBS 2)

United Airlines The Latest Carrier To Make Its Coach Seats Smaller

In the airline industry, more seat rows mean more dollars. To cram more of us in coach, airlines — including United Airlines — are slimming seats to add more of them.

09/05/2012

'Avital'/Jezebel (credit: Jezebel)

Woman Says Southwest Told Her She Couldn’t Board Flight To N.Y. Due To Her Cleavage

You are now free to move about the country. Unless you show too much cleavage?

06/18/2012

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Bomb Scare On Southwest Flight To MacArthur Airport After Passengers Mishear Word

The airline says the pilot was making a “fun announcement” that the mother of an air traffic controller was on the plane, but a spokeswoman said some mistook the phrase “mom on board” for “bomb on board.”

02/25/2012

Elena Kerr and daughter Chloe Boyce (credit: Personal Photo)

Mom Gets Scare After NY-Bound 9-Year-Old Daughter Gets Rebooked

Tuesday morning, 9-year-old Chloe Boyce boarded a plane in Nashville bound for LaGuardia Airport to spend Christmas with her aunt. But when the passengers got off the plane in New York, Chloe wasn’t on it.

12/23/2011

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Mary Purcell Charged With Calling In Bomb Threat On Southwest Flight Day Before 9/11

Wanna get away? One Lake Ronkonkoma woman really didn’t want her relatives to the day before the 9/11 anniversary.

09/13/2011

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Southwest Airlines Employee Allegedly Strikes Co-Worker With Pipe After Argument

It is not clear what the employees were fighting about, but a Port Authority spokesman told 1010 WINS two airline employees were arguing about something when one hit the other with a pipe.

08/02/2011

Kenlie Tiggeman

Another Too-Fat-To-Fly Controversy Hits Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines has apologized to a mother and daughter who said they got rough treatment at the airport.

05/18/2011

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Feds: Grounding Southwest Boeing 737s Likely Just The Beginning

On Monday, Southwest revealed that inspectors found cracks in three more of its planes — similar to the ones suspected in the fuselage tear on one of its jets on Friday.

04/04/2011

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Southwest Airlines Cancels 300 Flights Sunday

Southwest Airlines said it has cancelled 300 flights on Sunday as the airline continues its inspection of 79 of its Boeing 737 aircraft, in the aftermath of an emergency landing of one of its planes two days earlier.

04/03/2011

Southwest Airlines planes are seen at MacArthur Airport - Ronkonkoma, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Long Island’s MacArthur Airport Hopes To Increase Business

Right now, two million people a year fly in and out of MacArthur Airport on Long Island.

03/04/2011

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Southwest Airlines To Fly From Newark Airport In March

A committee at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey gave the airline preliminary approval Thursday to begin operating three gates and 18 daily flight slots previously used by United.

02/24/2011

An AirTran airplane is seen on the ground at Atlanta-Hartsfield International Airport - Atlanta, GA - Sep 12, 2009 - Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Southwest Airlines Buying AirTran

The buyout, funded mostly with debt, will also give Southwest a bigger slice of the market in cities like Boston and New York, where it has been expanding.

09/27/2010

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