An engine failure on a Southwest Airlines Co jet on Aug. 27 released debris that tore a 5 inch by 16 inch (13 cm by 41 cm) hole in the plane before it made a safe emergency landing in Pensacola, Florida, US crash investigators said on Monday.
A Southwest Airlines flight from Indianapolis to Los Angeles was diverted to Kansas City and searched on Sunday after the crew reported suspicious behavior by some passengers, the FBI said.
"The flight crew diverted the fligh
Eight people were injured on Monday when the landing gear on a Southwest Airlines jet collapsed upon touchdown at New York City's LaGuardia Airport, officials said.
LaGuardia, one of the area's busiest airports, was closed
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 US fighter jets were diverted to monitor the situation, authorities said.
Boeing and Southwest Airlines have announced a firm order for 150 fuel-efficient 737 Max airplanes. The airline has also ordered 58 next-generation 7737s.
It is the first customer to finalise an order for the 737 Max and the launch custome