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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

The rare Texas ice storm caused traffic snarls and disrupted air travel. (Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Travel Slowly Improves Days After Texas Ice Storm

Temperatures rose a bit in north Texas, melting some of the ice on roads and highways.

12/10/2013

Millions Of Americans Travel Ahead Of Thanksgiving Holiday

Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.

11/12/2013

File photo of an AirTran Airways jet. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Police: Passenger Tries To Open Emergency Exit On Plane During Flight

Authorities say an AirTran flight was diverted to a Memphis airport after a passenger tried to open an emergency exit on the plane.

08/20/2013

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Winter Weather Grounds Hundreds Of Flights In North Texas

Winter weather has grounded hundreds of flights in North Texas. Snow and ice forced Southwest Airlines to cancel operations out at Dallas Love Field.

01/15/2013

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Southwest Launching Pittsburgh To Houston Flight

Southwest Airlines is launching daily, nonstop service from Pittsburgh International Airport to Houston starting April 14.

10/23/2012

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Freedom Over Texas Preview

For more than 25 years, the mayor’s official 4th of July celebration, Freedom Over Texas, has lit the sky over Eleanor Tinsley Park on Buffalo Bayou. This year is no different. Musicians including the Ernest Walker Band, Andy Vargas, Tamar Davis and Brent Carter will perform from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., and the celebration will conclude with a magnificent fireworks show over the downtown skyline in conjunction with performances by country music superstars Billy Currington and Sara Evans.

06/15/2012

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Woman Sues Southwest After Airline Tells Her She Is ‘Too Fat To Fly’

A New Orleans woman is suing Southwest Airlines after she says she was told she was “too fat to fly.”

05/04/2012

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Southwest Airlines Flight Canceled After Box Cutter Found On Plane

A Southwest Airlines flight from Houston to Dallas has been canceled after a passenger spotted a box cutter in the plane’s overhead bin.

03/05/2012