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# Southwest Airlines

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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.
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.
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.
US flight makes emergency landing after engine breaks apart
The plane was taken out of service after landing safely in Florida.
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.
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.
Hilarious flight attendant's routine should be mandatory on Ryanair flights
Give this guy a promotion.
Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York
The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.
American airline tells woman to cover up
The woman refused to cover up and said her breasts did not interfere with the flight.
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.
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 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.
Mother slaps baby on plane, flight attendant seizes baby
An air stewardess took a black-eyed baby from its mother after she slapped it in the face.