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# southwest-airlines - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ryanair collects €1.8bn through extra charges - but it's not the king of the add-on

American airlines dominate the world’s league of non-ticket sales.

# southwest-airlines - Thursday 19 April, 2018

Passengers warned to 'put down phones and listen' to safety demos after Southwest Airlines accident

Photos emerged online this week of passengers using their oxygen masks incorrectly during an emergency Southwest Airlines landing.

Southwest Airlines engine explosion linked to similar accident in 2016

A Southwest Airlines plane was forced into an emergency landing on Tuesday after one of its engines exploded.

# southwest-airlines - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew USA

Woman dies after being left hanging half outside plane after its engine blew

Witnesses described efforts to pull the woman back into the plane after the window shattered, depressurising the cabin.

# southwest-airlines - Sunday 28 August, 2016

US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart

The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.

# southwest-airlines - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man charged with assault after choking a woman for reclining her seat on an airplane

Lawrence Wells, 54, faces up to 10 years in prison.

# southwest-airlines - Monday 28 July, 2014

US aviation authority threatens Southwest Airlines with $12m fine over safety concerns

The FAA says the fine relates to repairs made to Boeing 737 planes in Southwest Airlines’ fleet.

# southwest-airlines - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge Hilarious flight attendant's routine should be mandatory on Ryanair flights Steward Sass

# southwest-airlines - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York

The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.

# southwest-airlines - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge American airline tells woman to cover up Cover Up

American airline tells woman to cover up

The woman refused to cover up and said her breasts did not interfere with the flight.

# southwest-airlines - Friday 4 May, 2012

Woman challenges airline after 'too fat to fly' incident

Kenlie Tiggerman says Southwest Airlines need to be clearer about when an overweight passenger needs to book an extra seat.

# southwest-airlines - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

American aviation authority demands inspection of all older Boeing jets

The FAA’s order comes as Southwest Airlines finishes inspecting its entire fleet after a panel burst open mid-flight.

# southwest-airlines - Monday 4 April, 2011

Southwest cancels 100 flights as cracks found in three planes

After a hole appears – mid-flight – in the roof of one plane, checks show at least three jets with structural problems.

# southwest-airlines - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

AN AIR STEWARDESS on Southwest Airlines was forced to step in and remove a crying baby from its parents after its mother slapped the child in the face on board a commercial flight, according to reports.

Authorities in New Mexico said Beverley McCurley seized and took care of the child until the plane landed in Albuquerque, and only agreed to give the child back to its parents after questioning them about the origin of the child’s black eye.

Her parents attributed the bruise to an injury caused by the baby’s uncle’s dog.

The 13-month-old child was taken to the back of the plane where McCurley rocked it until it fell asleep,

The airline has downplayed the incident, saying its employee only offered to hold the child while its parents, Lee Ann and Joseph Cid, were arguing -but state police said the attendant had done the right thing by trying to guarantee the safety of the child.

“It was a solid move from the part of the flight attendant to take custody of the child, Albuquerque airport’s chief of police said. “It neutralised the situation, it calmed eveybody down.

“McCurley further stated the mother appeared agitated with the child and that the husband continued to yell at his wife to shut up due to her screaming at the child.”