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Southwest Airlines flight makes emergency landing after departing Austin

No passengers were harmed in the landing. (Southwest Airlines)

A Southwest Airlines flight lost access to one of its engines after departing from Austin-Bergstrom International Airport early in the morning on Saturday.

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8K travelers experienced the Monday airport traffic jam, one visitor shared his experience

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An influx of travelers and a rental car fiasco led to one of the worst traffic jams at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport on Monday as Dell Match Play, NASCAR and Texas Relays came to a close. Some of the 8,252 travelers that passed through the airport before 8 a.m. turned to social media to share their frustrations over the chaos.

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SXSW 2022: American Airlines CEO says the future of travel starts with tough conversations

CEO Doug Parker is retiring from American Airlines at the end of this month. (Laura Figi/Austonia)

After bearing witness to two of the most destructive events for aviation, 9/11 and the COVID-19 outbreak, American Airlines CEO Doug Parker has seen the best of days and the worst of days for air travel.

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