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Southwest Airlines Inspecting Boeing 737s, Canceling Flights After Hole in Aircraft Forces Emergency Landing

Southwest Airlines Inspecting Boeing 737s, Canceling Flights After Hole in Aircraft Forces Emergency LandingUPDATE: Southwest Airlines said on Monday it expected to cancel approximately 70 flights from its April 4 schedule as part of its ongoing inspection of Boeing 737 aircraft.

The airlines said passengers should continue to check www.southwest.com schedules before heading to the airport to get specifics about their particular flight. Southwest said it expects to complete the inspections of 79 Boeing 737 aircraft by late Tuesday.

ORIGINAL STORY: Southwest Airlines is working closely with federal agencies to determine the cause of a depressurization event on one of its Boeing 737s during a Phoenix to Sacramento flight on Friday that diverted to Yuma, Ariz., the airline said April 2.

Southwest expected to cancel approximately 300 flights on Saturday, April 2, and Sunday, April 3, to accommodate the inspections. The Dallas-based airline said it is working to minimize customer delays as crews inspect the aircraft.

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Frontier Airlines to Add Five New Routes, Three Cities

Frontier Airlines to Add Five New Routes, Three CitiesDenver, Colo.-based Frontier Airlines announced it is adding five new routes and three new cities, along with increasing its frequencies, as part of its summer schedule for 2011.

A wholly owned subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings, Inc., Frontier s...
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Los Angeles Chinatown Gears Up for 2011 Chinese New Year

Los Angeles Chinatown Gears Up for 2011 Chinese New Year The Los Angeles Chinatown District is getting ready to welcome in a new year - Chinese New Year, of course - and this year's celebration promises to be exciting for visitors.

The festival begins with a Midnight Ceremony to usher in the New Year at Thi...
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Baseball’s Cactus League Spring Training Starts Feb. 25 in Tempe, Ariz.

Baseball’s Cactus League Spring Training Starts Feb. 25 in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona is gearing up for basbeball's 2011 spring training, and Tempe, Ariz., located in the center of the metropolitan Phoenix area,will be home plate for Cactus League Spring Training.

From Feb. 25 through March 29, Cactus League Spring Training bri...
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Luxurious Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas Opens Its Doors

Luxurious Cosmopolitan Of Las Vegas Opens Its Doors The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, the highly anticipated luxury resort at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, officially opened its doors to the public at 8 p.m. on Dec.15.

The evening's festivities included a first-look party for invited guests which incl...
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