(WASHINGTON) -- Southwest Airlines has been handed a record $140 million fine for its operational meltdown during the 2022 holiday travel season, the U.S. Department of Transportation said Monday.The civil penalty leveled against the airline is about 30 times larger than any previous fine... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice has joined an investigation led by the Department of Transportation into Southwest Airlines' meltdown in December -- when the company canceled more than 16,000 flights over an 11-day period -- a DOT spokesperson said.The DOT's probe is looking... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The ground stop and Federal Aviation Administration systems failures Wednesday morning that impacted thousands of flights across the U.S. appear to have been the result of a mistake that occurred during routine scheduled systems maintenance, according to a senior official briefed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The holiday meltdown at Southwest Airlines last month cost the company as much as $825 million in lost revenue and added expenses, the company said in a government filing on Friday.Southwest Airlines, the largest domestic airline in the U.S., canceled more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A massive storm has blanketed much of the U.S. with snow, slowing air travel during a peak season and causing tens of thousands of flight cancellations. The holiday meltdown at Southwest Airlines, however, has far eclipsed its competitors.By Wednesday afternoon, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Many Taylor Swift fans expressed outrage online over the presale ticket disaster, but now some of those fans are taking it a step further and claiming the ordeal was illegal.Nearly two dozen Taylor Swift fans filed a complaint Friday in Los... Read More.