United Airlines has announced a daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Guadalajara, Mexico (GDL) operated by its Continental Airlines unit. Service will begin 3 May 2011.
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 operating as Flight 1919 overran Chicago Midway Airport’s (MDW) runway 13C while landing today (26 April 2011). According to the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), the conditions at the time were rainy with southerly winds. The incident occurred at 1:33 pm (CDT).
Southwest Airlines finds itself in the cross hairs of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) over allegations the carrier has flown numerous flights while failing to comply with mandatory inspections as called for by an Airworthiness Directive (AD). Continue reading
Boeing and Turkish Airlines announced on 1 April 2011 that the Istanbul-based carrier has exercised options for 15 Next-Generation 737s (10 737-800s & 5 737-900ERs). Continue reading