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Southwest 1Q net profit down 32% despite record revenue

Air Transport World  2017-04-28 14:14:00

Southwest Airlines posted 2017 first-quarter net income of $351 million, down 31.6% from a net profit of $513 million in the 2016 March quarter, even as the Dallas-based carrier generated record first-quarter ...

Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards Program Sweeps the 29th Annual Freddie Awards

PR Newswire  2017-04-28 13:05:00

DALLAS, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) loyalty program, Rapid Rewards®, has once again been named Program of the Year by the Freddie Awards, one of the travel loyalty ...

Why Airlines Will Keep Overbooking, Even After United Incident

The Wall Street Journal  2017-04-28 10:37:37

In wake of the fallout from the passenger incident on United Airlines, Southwest Airlines is planning to stop overbooking flights by the end of June. But don?t expect other airlines to follow suit or for ...

Southwest Airlines to end overbooking, cites United incident

Air Transport World  2017-04-27 21:50:00

Southwest Airlines said it will end the practice of overbooking flights at some point in the current quarter.read more

Higher Costs Take a Toll on Airlines

The Wall Street Journal  2017-04-27 21:22:21

American?s operating expenses jumped 11% in its March quarter, largely on rising fuel costs. Similarly, expenses at Southwest Airlines climbed 8.8% as sales rose 1.2%.

Southwest Reports First Quarter Profit

PR Newswire  2017-04-27 10:30:00

DALLAS, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its first quarter 2017 results: Net income of $351 million, diluted earnings per share ...

Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 27, 2017

PR Newswire  2017-04-26 11:30:00

DALLAS, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter financial results. Details are as follows: ...

Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2017 Financial Results on April 27, 2017

PR Newswire  2017-04-20 21:10:00

DALLAS, April 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter financial results. Details are as follows: ...

Southwest Airlines Cargo Adds To Trophy Case

PR Newswire  2017-04-13 20:01:00

DALLAS, April 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo earned one of the highest awards in the air cargo industry. Air Cargo World recently announced that Southwest Cargo® was ...

Southwest Airlines And Material Specialists Reach Tentative Agreement

PR Newswire  2017-04-06 19:53:00

DALLAS, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), the Union that represents Southwest's Material ...

Southwest Airlines Adds New Service In Sacramento, Long Beach, Seattle, San Diego, And Spokane

PR Newswire  2017-04-06 18:30:00

DALLAS, April 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), the airline that carries more travelers than any other airline every day to, from, and within California1, today announced new ...

Southwest Airlines Announces Several Leadership Promotions

PR Newswire  2017-03-28 18:00:00

DALLAS, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today several Leadership promotions from within the Company's ranks. Ryan Green is promoted to Vice President, Chief ...

Southwest Airlines Announces Several Leadership Promotions

PR Newswire  2017-03-28 18:00:00

DALLAS, March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today several Leadership promotions from within the Company's ranks. Ryan Green is promoted to Vice President, Chief ...

Southwest Airlines cuts outlook for key revenue measure

Reuters  2017-03-10 12:00:55

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co cut its forecast for a key revenue measure on Friday, citing "unexpected softness" in demand for last-minute flight bookings in the second half of February.

Southwest Airlines Reports February Traffic

PR Newswire  2017-03-10 11:30:00

DALLAS, March 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its February and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 8.7 billion revenue ...

Hispanic College Students to Benefit From 13-Year Partnership Between Southwest Airlines and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities

PR Newswire  2017-03-07 19:02:00

DALLAS, March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today announced their partnership for the 13th annual "¡Lánzate! ...

Southwest Airlines And Material Specialists Reach Agreement In Principle

PR Newswire  2017-03-03 21:07:00

DALLAS, March 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced it has reached an Agreement in Principle with the International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) on the terms of a ...

DOT awards six airlines tentative slot assignments for Mexico City

Air Transport World  2017-03-03 17:29:00

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has tentatively awarded Mexico City International Airport slot-pairs to Seattle-based Alaska Airlines, New York-based JetBlue, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines, ...

U.S. proposes awarding five air carriers new Mexico City slots

Reuters  2017-03-02 22:14:32

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Transportation Department on Thursday proposed awarding 24 slot pairs at Mexico City?s Benito Juarez International Airport to Alaska Airlines, JetBlue Airways Corp , Southwest ...

Southwest Airlines Lends A Healing Hand By Donating 10,000 Roundtrip Flights In Honor Of 10th Anniversary Of Medical Transportation Grant Program

PR Newswire  2017-02-23 16:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that 75 nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations across the nation will benefit from the Southwest Airlines® ...