A FedEx cargo plane was several miles from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and cleared to land, but had to change course when a Southwest Airlines plane was cleared to take off from the same runway.
Southwest Airlines says recruiting change is aligned with hiring at or above FAA requirements.
The expanded service will include daily flights from Love Field to New York and Los Angeles, and increased frequency to Atlanta.
The flight was rescheduled for Saturday and was due to land in Auckland after the airport reopened for international flights.
Boeing pleaded not guilty Thursday to a fraud charge in an unusual case in which families of passengers who died in two plane crashes are trying to throw out a settlement the company reached to avoid prosecution.
The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is investigating whether Southwest Airlines deceived customers by knowingly scheduling more flights in late December than it realistically could handle.
American Airlines gave more proof Thursday of the recovery in air travel, posting a better-than-expected profit for the fourth quarter, while Southwest Airlines lost money because of massive flight cancellations last month.
Some American Airlines flight attendants hit the picket line at DFW Airport to demand pay raises.
Disgruntled taxi drivers have been seen attacking Uber drivers and passengers following a controversial court ruling.
The Dallas-based carrier agreed to give some of its dispatched workers 17% pay raises and scheduling improvements.
The Dallas-based airline said it will pay some of its pilots and flight attendants “gratitude pay" for working during the Christmas travel meltdown.
A 'No Fly' list leaked by a hacker reportedly contains 1.5 million entries and includes notable names linked to terrorist activities.
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) revealed on Thursday what caused a ground stop a week ago that disrupted more than 11,000 flights.
A federal judge is ordering Boeing to appear in court next week and be arraigned on a felony charge stemming from crashes of two 737 Max jets.
After his story aired on FOX 4, Dan Dunham received a very detailed personal update with information specific to his case about getting reimbursed for thousands of dollars in extra travel expenses after being stranded by the Southwest Airlines outage in December.
The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association is calling for a vote on a strike beginning in May. That would give passengers enough time to book elsewhere for spring and summer travel.
For Dan Dunham of Plano, a trip to the 50th anniversary of the Immaculate Reception game with his son was supposed to be a real touchdown. Instead, it was littered with interference.
According to TSA, the agency prevented thousands of firearms from getting past security checkpoints last year, adding that 88% of them were loaded.
The owner advised the item is a de-militarized 84MM Carl-Gustaf M4 recoilless rifle.
In court documents, shareholders claim that "Southwest Airlines continuously downplayed or ignored the serious issues with technology it used to schedule flights and crews, and how it stood to be affected worse than other airlines in the event of inclement weather."