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Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Mcpherson, MD, US

Photo: Passengers line up at the Southwest Airlines ticket counter during a power outage at BWI airport - @RectorSun

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air industry

Southwest Airlines plans to fight FAA in court over allegation it did not comply with regulations on plane repairs - @Reuters

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Southwest Airlines

US federal government sues Southwest Airlines after failing to reach settlement with carrier over maintenance issues - @AP

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Southwest landing incident at LaGuardia Airport, July 22, 2013

NTSB releases data on Southwest Airlines flight hard landing at New York's LaGuardia Airport last July - @NTSB

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FAA facility fire causes Chicago airport delays, Sept. 26, 2014

Airport officials implementing Passenger Assistance tonight at Midway at Southwest's request. Will do same at O'Hare if airlines request - @ByLeeAnnS

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FAA facility fire causes Chicago airport delays, Sept. 26, 2014

Southwest Airlines has cancelled all flights at Midway for the rest of the day - @WBBMNewsradio

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FAA facility fire causes Chicago airport delays, Sept. 26, 2014

Southwest Airlines cancels all flights at Chicago-Midway International Airport and Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport through at least 12 pm CT - @NBCNews

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Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX, US

Southwest Airlines says flight to Dallas returned to Austin shortly after takeoff due to reported odor; 'aircraft landed uneventfully'; no injuries - statement

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Oakland International Airport, San Leandro, CA, US

Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose, Calif., to Phoenix lands safely at Oakland airport after reported mechanical issue, airline says - @robertsalonga

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Partner items

#Breaking: Southwest Airlines jet from @FlySJC diverted to @IFlyOAKland after report of emergency. http://t.co/C1wkWanoMb - @KCBSNews

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seatac, WA, US

Seattle airport official: Person of interest detained after security threat on Seattle-Denver flight; other passengers placed on another flight - @NBCNews

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Denver, CO, US

Southwest Airlines: Captain on Seattle-Denver flight notified authorities of a potential security threat after pushing back from gate - @SeattleTimes

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seatac, WA, US

More: Port of Seattle officials say Southwest flight to Denver delayed due to 'onboard aircraft incident' - @Q13FOX

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Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, Seatac, WA, US

Seattle airport: Passengers on Southwest flight to Denver being rescreened at terminal after persons of interest detained for questioning by police, FBI - @SeaTacAirport

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Southwest Airlines

Photo: Crews make repairs to a Southwest plane that returned to Dallas for an emergency landing after a report of a tire blowout during takeoff; Southwest said the 125 passengers and 5 crew on board would be moved to another aircraft for flight to Austin - @CBSDFW

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Los Angeles, CA, US

62-year-old woman pleads no contest to sneaking onto Southwest Airlines jet without a ticket; must stay away from Los Angeles airport - @LANow

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SeaWorld backlash over 'Blackfish' documentary

Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending longtime marketing partnership - @Reuters

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Federal Aviation Administration

Editor's note: AP has corrected a story on the FAA and Southwest Airlines. The FAA proposed a $12 million fine against Southwest for flying planes without proper repairs, it has not fined the airline. We've corrected an earlier update. - Stephanie

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air travel

FAA proposes $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for flying planes without proper repairs - @AP (corrected)

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Storms, strong winds hit US Midwest, June 30, 2014

More than 250 flights canceled at Chicago's O'Hare airport; all Southwest flights canceled at Midway airport between 6-8 pm CT due to weather - @chicagotribune

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