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Southwest flight lands without front landing gear at NYC’s LaGuardia Airport

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Southwest Airlines plane flying from Nashville to New York City landed without its nose gear at LaGuardia airport on Monday but no one was hurt, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) said. Flight 345, which left Nashville, Tennessee, at 1:55 p.m., reported possible…

Southwest flight diverted to Phoenix due to bomb threat

By David Schwartz PHOENIX (Reuters) – A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Texas from Los Angeles with 143 passengers aboard was forced to land in Phoenix on Monday after a telephoned bomb threat and U.S. fighter jets were diverted to monitor the situation, authorities said. Southwest Airlines flight 2675 landed…

Nine-year-old lost during plane trip to be driven home

NASHVILLE, Tenn (Reuters) – The parents of a nine-year-old girl who flew unaccompanied to New York and was allowed to deplane in Baltimore, said they will drive to get her after the holidays rather than risk another flight. Chloe Boyce will not be flying again in the foreseeable after her…

‘L-Word’ actress reacts to Southwest’s gay snub: I won’t apologize

Leisha Hailey, an actress who starred on “The L-Word” and performs in electro-pop band Uh Huh Her, took to the Twittersphere Monday evening in a tirade against Southwest Airlines. Hailey said that she had kissed another woman on a Southwest flight, and was told by an employee that Southwest was…

‘L-Word’ actress kicked off Southwest Air flight for being gay

Actress Leisha Hailey, known for her work on lesbian-centric television show “The L-Word,” claimed that she was escorted off a flight operated by Southwest Airlines this week because she is gay. “I have been discriminated against by @SouthwestAir. Flt. attendant said that it was a “family” airline and kissing was…

FBI probes markings on airline’s planes

LOS ANGELES — Southwest Airlines said Thursday it called in federal investigators to probe mysterious markings found on the fuselage of some of its planes. The markings are being treated as vandalism, and do not appear linked to “any known group or activity,” it said in a statement, after reports…

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