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Spirit CEO wants to buff 'rough edges,' says fares will stay low

USA Today  2016-02-24 19:43:12

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideWASHINGTON ? Spirit Airlines is a profitable carrier known for its cheap fares, but new CEO Bob Fornaro would like to shed its reputation for flight ...

Spirit Airlines CEO Baldanza replaced by former AirTran CEO Fornaro

Air Transport World  2016-01-05 18:39:00

Spirit Airlines president and CEO Ben Baldanza has been replaced by former AirTran Airways CEO Bob Fornaro, effective immediately.read more

6 reasons to love Southwest Airlines

USA Today  2015-11-02 16:55:47

Image by MamaGeekSouthwest Airlines is unquestionably unique. The Dallas-based carrier has a business model that?s more or less the exact opposite of the rest of the industry, and in October it released ...

Southwest is America's greatest airline. Here are 6 reasons why

USA Today  2015-11-01 17:16:56

Image by MamaGeekSouthwest Airlines is unquestionably unique. The Dallas-based carrier has a business model that?s more or less the exact opposite of the rest of the industry, and in October it released ...

Four ways to earn miles you probably don't know

USA Today  2015-02-16 15:46:24

I?ve done a lot of crazy things in my life to earn miles. I once went to Bosley Medical for a hair replacement consultation to earn 20,000 Delta miles. I have a full head of hair ? or at least I did then.I ...

2015 air travel forecast: From bad to worse

USA Today  2015-01-07 13:04:46

Bill McGee, Special for USA TODAY 8:04 a.m. EST January 7, 2015Travelers wait for their luggage after arriving at Washington Reagan National Airport on Nov. 26, 2014.(Photo: Alex Wong, Getty Images)13 ...

Southwest retires AirTran brand

Air Transport World  2014-12-29 17:41:00

The final AirTran Airways-branded flight operated from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Tampa Bay International Airport Monday, formally completing the 2011 Southwest Airlines-AirTran ...

Read this before flying with your pet

USA Today  2014-12-10 20:34:13

Bill McGee, Special for USA TODAY 3:34 p.m. EST December 10, 2014Can animals fly safely? Yes. But it's a more complex issue than many pet owners realize, so a little research can be critical.(Photo: Getty ...

Flying with pets: How to ensure safe passage

USA Today  2014-12-10 20:34:13

Bill McGee, Special for USA TODAY 3:34 p.m. EST December 10, 2014Can animals fly safely? Yes. But it's a more complex issue than many pet owners realize, so a little research can be critical.(Photo: Getty ...

Southwest Expands Services, AirTran Integration Nearly Over - Analyst Blog

NASDAQ  2014-11-04 01:21:51

Low cost carrier Southwest Airlines Co. ( LUV ) announced that it has successfully expanded its reach following the launch of nonstop services between Dallas Love Field (the company's home airport) and ...

Southwest Airlines moves closer to AirTran integration

Air Transport World  2014-11-03 23:57:00

Southwest Airlines has launched Southwest-branded flights to Punta Cana and Mexico City, in a step closer to its integration with AirTran Airways. read more

Southwest Airlines Enters Homestretch Of AirTran Airways Integration With New Flights, New Destinations, Streamlined Benefits And Flight Booking

PR Newswire  2014-11-02 18:00:00

DALLAS, Nov. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest AirlinesĀ® (NYSE: LUV) today reached a milestone in the final stage of its integration of wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways by launching Southwest-branded ...

American Airlines names two vice presidents ? Dallas Morning News (blog)

Just Plane News  2014-10-15 17:26:29

American Airlines names two vice presidentsDallas Morning News (blog)American Airlines announced Wednesday the appointment of two vice presidents - one from outside the airline and one a promotion from ...

JetBlue keeps Southwest Airlines, American Airlines off the bottom of July?s ? ? Dallas Morning News (blog)

Just Plane News  2014-09-10 15:26:29

Pensacola News JournalJetBlue keeps Southwest Airlines, American Airlines off the bottom of July's ...Dallas Morning News (blog)If you put American's two carriers, American and US Airways together, they ...

Here it is: Southwest confirms new look for its planes

USA Today  2014-09-08 18:48:25

AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideA first look at Southwest's new look as seen on the aircraft dubbed "Heart One."(Photo: Southwest Airlines)TagsGary C. KellySouthwest Airlines214 ...

Here it is: Southwest confirms a new look for its planes

USA Today  2014-09-08 18:13:09

A first look at Southwest's new look as seen on the aircraft dubbed "Heart One."(Photo: Southwest Airlines)TagsGary C. KellySouthwest Airlines30 CONNECT 1 LINKEDIN EMAILMOREEditor's note: This post will ...

Southwest to expand international service after AirTran integration is completed

Air Transport World  2014-08-26 12:51:00

Southwest Airlines sees ?plenty? of opportunity for expansion in the north of South America with its existing fleet of Boeing 737s and will begin increasing its international service from Fort Lauderdale, ...

Southwest Airlines Recognizes Employees With Cash Award

PR Newswire  2014-07-24 13:20:00

DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today it will recognize Southwest and AirTran Employees with a one-time cash award of $200 each as a thank you for all their ...

Southwest launches international service

Star-Telegram  2014-07-01 16:00:00

For the first time, a Southwest Airlines plane departed an airport heading for an international destination. The Dallas-based carrier, which has operated international flights with its AirTran subsidiary, ...

Southwest: You're now free to leave the country

USA Today  2014-07-01 09:19:40

Southwest Airlines jets at Baltimore/Washington International Airport (BWI) on March 19, 2011.(Photo: Ben Mutzabaugh, USA TODAY)Tags252 CONNECT 5 LINKEDIN EMAILMOREDALLAS ? Southwest Airlines enters a ...