Southwest Airlines has reinstated a pilot who was suspended after a profanity-laced cockpit rant about gay, older and overweight flight attendants that was inadvertently transmitted over an air-traffic control frequency. Ref. Source 2
Strange: Southwest Airlines keeps finding Arabic graffiti on planes
There's an investigation underway as to why and how Arabic words keep appearing on the bellies of Southwest planes. Southwest is taking the threat very seriously, even if it's what they suspect - idiot employees trying to be funny. Ref. Source 7
A spokesman for Southwest Airlines says all departing flights have been grounded due to a system-wide computer problem. All aircraft in the air are unaffected. The disruptionA spokesman for Southwest Airlines says all departing flights have been grounded due to a system-wide computer problem. All aircraft in the air are unaffected. The disruption is far more severe on the West Coast is far more severe on the West Coast.
Service resumed around 2 a.m. ET Saturday after a three-hour outage, but there were delays because the airline's computer system was still running slowly. A spokesman for the airline said at least some cancellations were also expected. Ref. USAToday
SWA Flight 4013 arrives at wrong Branson, Mo., airport [..] The airline expects the flight 4013 aircraft from Chicago Midway that landed at Taney County airport rather than Branson airport to depart the mistaken airport Monday. The mistaken airport is about 7 miles north of the intended airport, according to FlightAware.com, which tracks flights. Ref. Source 7
Southwest Airlines is coming under fire from a pro-life group for funding a conference that promotes abortion and Planned Parenthood, the nation's biggest abortion company.
Southwest's has a role as a major funder of the annual "Creating Change" conference put on by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force. Abortion and Planned Parenthood will be heavily promoted at the conference and Planned Parenthood is a prominent underwriter. Ref. Source 6
Dad says Southwest removed him from flight over Twitter gripe
Man, who was traveling with two kids, was allowed back on flight after tweet was deleted. Ref. Source 3
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We rest Southwest Airlines to share educational moment from antiquity: Today is: 19th January (GMT), in history on the 19th of January, 1980 AD the following death happened: William O Douglas: Member US Supreme court (1939-75), dies at 81