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What’s The Best Airline In The US?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.


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Unruly Passenger Pulled Off Sacramento-Bound Plane After Trying To Open Hatch

A California-bound Southwest Airlines flight was diverted to Omaha, Neb. on Sunday after witnesses said a passenger tried to open a door.



Tips For Traveling Over Thanksgiving Weekend

The following are five tips for traveling during Thanksgiving weekend that will make your life easier.


Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

UPDATE: Southwest Flights Readying For Takeoff After Computer Outage

A computer outage has Southwest Airlines planes grounded at Sacramento International Airport and across the West Coast.


Call Kurtis: Lost Baggage

Call Kurtis: Airline Lost My Bag On My First Flight, Then Denied My Claim

A Carmichael woman took her first plane ride and the airline lost her bag! When she couldn’t get reimbursed, she called Kurtis.



Call Kurtis: Southwest Billing Glitch Leaves Customers With No Way to Pay Bills

Southwest Airlines charged Romona Cobian $11,407 for a ticket to Los Angeles.


UPDATE: Plane Cleared After Bomb Threat At John Wayne Airport

Authorities are investigating a bomb threat involving a plane at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.


A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Seattle had to abort its takeoff after two front left tires blew out on Tuesday night. (credit: CBS13)

UPDATE: Southwest Plane Aborts Takeoff At Sacramento International

The investigation continues this morning into what caused the tires of a Southwest Airlines flight to Seattle to blow out during take off from Sacramento International Airport on Tuesday night.


A Southwest Airlines jet from Oakland is shown at the gate at LAX after being diverted from its destination to San Diego, April, 3, 2011. (NNS/KTTV)

Burning Smell Diverts Southwest Plane From Oakland

Officials say a Southwest Airlines jetliner carrying 142 people diverted to Los Angeles Sunday night because of a burning electrical smell in the passenger cabin.


Daniel Slagle denied that he touched any woman inappropriately on a recent flight from Los Angeles to Sacramento.

Police: Man Arrested For Groping Women At Airport

A man arrested for groping women on an airplane after landing at Sacramento International Airport denied any misconduct in an interview with CBS13.