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Southwest Airlines conducts first test flight to Honolulu

The first Southwest Airlines plane to land in Hawaii touched down at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Tuesday afternoon. The Oakland-to-Honolulu flight marked the first of a series of validation flights that Southwest will conduct as part o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Inside Southwest Airlines" new snack service on Hawaii route

Southwest Airlines' first “luv plane” landed in Honolulu on Sunday, making history as the carrier's first commercial flight ever operated from the mainland to the lush tropical state. But in the wake of that historic flight, the verdict was i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Southwest Airlines: First Hawaii test flight is today

Southwest Airlines appears to be inching ever-closer to launching its long-anticipated service to Hawaii with its first overwater valida.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 5th, 2019

Southwest Airlines set for first test flight to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines on Tuesday will launch its first test flights with federal regulators to Hawaii, a key step in getting approvals to begin service to the islands.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Southwest expects flight disruptions this week due to engine inspections

Southwest Airlines Co. said it expected a small number of delays or cancellations each day this week as it conducts engine checks in the wake of an accident that killed a passenger, while other airlines also have stepped up their inspections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Boeing conducts final test flight of 737 MAX with software fix

Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace manufacturer said Wednesday. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2019

Southwest to cancel 160 flights a day into August due to Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Airlines adjusted its flight schedule through Aug. 5 to account for the 34 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The schedule adjustments will cause issues for travelers during the busy summe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Southwest removes Boeing 737 Max from its flight schedule until August

Southwest Airlines is removing flights with .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 12th, 2019

Southwest adjusts flight schedule through August because of Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Airlines adjusted its flight schedule through Aug. 5 to account for the 34 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The schedule adjustments will cause issues for travelers during the busy summe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Southwest removes 737 MAX jets from schedule through August 5

Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it would remove its 34 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets from its flying schedule through Aug. 5, leading to around 160 daily flight cancellations during the revised summer schedule......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines flight to Boston departs Honolulu on longest U.S. interstate route

Hawaiian Airlines’ first flight to Boston departed Honolulu Thursday with live Hawaiian music and hula dancers, launching the longest interstate airline route in the U.S. Flight 90 left Daniel K. Inouye International Airport at 1:50 p.m. local tim.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

Technical issue causes flight delays nationwide

A technical issue caused flight delays around the country after passengers nationwide began reporting delays on several airlines, including Delta, Southwest and United Airlines......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 1st, 2019

Southwest to keep Boeing 737 MAX off schedules through May instead of April 20: company memo

Southwest Airlines Co said on Friday it was pulling its Boeing Co 737 MAX jets from flight schedules through May, extending its earlier timeline from April 20, according to a company memorandum seen by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max makes emergency landing in Orlando

Southwest Flight 8701 returned to Orlando after pilots reported an engine problem shortly after takeoff. The aircraft was being flown to a storage facility......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 26th, 2019

Southwest 737 MAX 8 passenger-less flight lands safely after declaring emergency: FAA

A Southwest Airlines Co Boeing 737 MAX 8 ai.....»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 26th, 2019

Flight cancellations mount as FAA keeps Boeing 737 Max planes grounded

American Airlines said it was extending cancellations through April 24. Southwest is making cancellations five days out......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMar 25th, 2019

Is Southwest Airlines heading to Europe next?

With much less fanfare on Monday afternoon, Southwest Airlines flew its first flight with passengers from Hawaii back to the mainland. Flight 6569 was scheduled to land in Oakland, Calif., at 11:00 p.m. on Monday. Southwest’s entrance into Hawaii.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 19th, 2019

Southwest Airlines launches Hawaii service

Southwest Airlines launched its much-anticipated Hawaii service March 17, with flight 6808 from Oakland touching down at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Sunday afternoon. “We’re so excited that we’re finally here, that we’re finally .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

Southwest, mechanics reach tentative deal in labor dispute

Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics say they're on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered hundreds of flight cancellations and raised safety concerns......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 17th, 2019

Southwest brings back BWI to Newark, N.J., flight

Southwest Airlines Co. is bringing back a nonstop flight from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Newark, New Jersey. The twice-daily service begins Nov. 2. One-way fares on that date were available for $89 as of Friday .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 15th, 2019

Southwest says fleet data gives it confidence in 737 MAX

Southwest Airlines said on Tuesday that it remains confident in the safety and airworthiness of its 34 Boeing MAX 8 aircraft, noting that the aircraft produces thousands of data points during each flight which are constantly monitored......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 12th, 2019