Southwest Airlines

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.


A Southwest Airlines jet - File / Photo: Rick Gershon/Getty Images

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.


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.


(credit: AP)

More Flight Attendant Heroics After Mom Slaps Baby

A mother told aviation police she slapped her crying 13-month-old daughter on a flight between Dallas and Albuquerque because the child kicked her, authorities said.

CBS New York–08/18/2010