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Southwest flight 1954 returned to Raleigh-Durham International Airport due to a possible bird strike, an airline spokesperson said.
Flights were taking off and landing on schedule Friday for the first time in a week.
Southwest Airlines passengers finally got some relief on Friday morning after the airline canceled thousands of flights throughout the country.
We're getting a clearer picture of what comes next for thousands of travelers affected by the ongoing cancellations with Southwest Airlines. The airline has new guidance Thursday morning.
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022 -- Capitol Broadcasting Company's editorial cartoonist.
Every canceled flight at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Wednesday morning is a Southwest Airlines flight.
As weather-related delays wind down, those with reservations on Southwest Airlines find themselves still waiting days to rebook.
Southwest had a combination of bad luck and bad planning.
By David Goldman, CNN Business
Thousands of travelers were stranded at U.S. airports on Monday as a wave of canceled flights — many of them operated by Southwest Airlines — spoiled holiday plans and kept families from returning home during one of the busiest and most stressful travel stretches of the year.
Amy Qin, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and Steve Lohr, New York Times
Southwest Airlines, trying to get passengers to hubs in Atlanta and Nashville, offered to charter buses for those willing to hit the highway.
On Wednesday, the airline canceled more than 2,500 flights throughout the country, roughly more than 60 percent of all flights the company already scheduled. More than 2,300 flights have been canceled for Thursday.
Ali Ingersoll, Liz McLaughlin and Eric Miller, WRAL reporters
Southwest Airlines canceled a flight where Hoke County High School's band was expected to board. The group was selected from hundreds of bands across the country to perform in San Diego this week, but they didn't get the chance to.
Gilbert Baez, WRAL Fayetteville reporter
When Southwest Airlines canceled a flight to San Diego this week, one of a cluster of cancelations that the airline blamed on technical difficulties related to the weather, the Hoke County High School band missed out on a performance that was months in the making.
More flight cancellations are impacting travelers at Raleigh-Durham International Airport and across the country Monday morning.
Nia Harden, WRAL reporter
A spokesperson for the airlines said they experienced "intermittent technology issues that occurred during overnight maintenance."
Most flights on Southwest Airlines were delayed on Saturday morning at Raleigh-Durham International Airport.
Leslie Moreno, WRAL multimedia journalist
Southwest Airlines is bringing back alcoholic beverages on flights this month after suspending their sale in March 2020.
Marnie Hunter, CNN
A 28-year-old California woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to repeatedly punching a flight attendant in May, bloodying her face and chipping three teeth, federal prosecutors said, part of a surge in violent behavior by airline passengers in the past year.
Alyssa Lukpat, New York Times
After Southwest Airlines canceled his family's flight Oct. 9, Tyler Reece Maness realized that his best option was to drive 18 hours from Oklahoma City to Orlando, Florida. That's the only way his 7-year-old daughter would make it to it Boo Bash, Disney World's $159-a-person Halloween event, the following night.
Heather Murphy, New York Times
Southwest Airlines says it is launching an internal investigation after a report that one of its pilots used anti-Biden slang over a plane's public address system during a flight.
By Pete Muntean, CNN
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines, citing federal requirements, said Tuesday that they would not comply with an order from the governor of Texas barring private employers from mandating coronavirus vaccines in the state.
Coral Murphy Marcos and Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times
Over the weekend, Southwest cancelled hundreds of flights. But it isn't the only airline facing a wide variety of problems. Here's an update as well as what's happening at RDU International.
Southwest Airlines canceled thousands of flights over the weekend and Monday due to weather issues and limited staffing. No other Airlines have had cancelations as widespread as Southwest.
Southwest Airlines canceled hundreds of flights over the weekend, blaming the woes on air traffic control issues and weather.