SOUTHWEST AIRLINES NEWS

 

Southwest Airlines stops serving peanuts

The New Zealand Herald  2018-07-12 00:30:00

Southwest Airlines will stop giving away peanuts on flights next month, ending a tradition that goes back decades.The airline said Tuesday it was pulling peanuts from all flights because of concern for ...

Southwest Airlines will stop serving peanuts

CNN  2018-07-10 19:20:50

Peanuts have long been the snack du jour for Southwest Airlines, years before it became one of the largest airlines in the United States.

Southwest reports 2Q ASM growth falls short of guidance

Air Transport World  2018-07-10 15:44:00

Southwest Airlines grew available seat miles (ASMs) 3.3% in the second quarter, with a weak June cementing results that came in below its early-June projection of 3.5%?the latest sign that the carrier?s ...

Southwest Airlines And Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association Reach Tentative Agreement For Mechanics And Related Employees

PR Newswire  2018-06-27 21:03:00

DALLAS, June 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced a Tentative Agreement has been reached with the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), which represents ...

DOT Watchdog Reviews FAA Oversight of Southwest Airlines

The Wall Street Journal  2018-06-21 04:27:25

The Transportation Department?s inspector general is examining whether federal aviation inspectors have done enough to ensure safety in policing operations of Southwest Airlines.

US watchdog to review FAA?s Southwest oversight

Air Transport World  2018-06-21 01:02:00

The US Transportation Department Office of the Inspector General said June 20 it would review FAA?s safety oversight of Southwest Airlines following recent events that include an in-flight engine failure ...

More US capacity cuts needed after Southwest cuts growth, analysts say

Air Transport World  2018-06-12 17:25:00

Recent news from Southwest Airlines that it is scaling back planned growth through year-end will help keep domestic capacity in check as costs rise, but similar moves will be needed by peers to cement ...

Southwest Airlines shares could recover from recent descent: Barron's

Reuters  2018-06-11 01:33:48

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co shares could be poised to climb sharply after a series of setbacks hit the stock harder than that of other major airlines this year, Barron's reports.

Southwest Airlines Reports May Traffic

PR Newswire  2018-06-06 10:30:00

DALLAS, June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its May and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 11.7 billion revenue ...

Southwest warns of 2Q revenue hit post-accident; trims capacity

Air Transport World  2018-06-04 19:43:00

Southwest Airlines informed investors June 4 to expect a second-quarter 2018 RASM drop of about 3% compared to 2Q 2017, a consequence of lower bookings following the April 17 engine failure on flight 1380, ...

Southwest Airlines bookings drop after fatal engine blowout

Reuters  2018-06-04 16:32:21

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines on Monday said it now expects its second-quarter unit revenue to decrease by about 3 percent from the year prior, primarily driven by lower bookings in the wake ...

Southwest Airlines to expand US services

Air Transport World  2018-05-31 20:01:00

Southwest Airlines will expand services at its Dallas Love Field (DAL) hub as well as both New York LaGuardia (LGA) and Washington National (DCA) airports in the east and both Denver International (DEN) ...

Mom asked to prove biracial son is hers

CNN  2018-05-31 17:26:47

Lindsay Gottlieb says, "because he has a different skin color," Southwest Airlines asked to prove she was the mother of her son

Man allegedly masturbates to porn while seated next to a woman during flight

The New Zealand Herald  2018-05-31 00:49:10

Southwest Airlines is investigating claims a passenger was openly masturbating to porn during a flight.Elly Shariat, founder of ShariatPR, was travelling aboard the flight from Las Vegas to Philadelphia ...

Southwest Airlines: Passenger made to prove biracial child is hers

The New Zealand Herald  2018-05-30 02:16:35

A passenger has hit out at an airline after being asked an "appalling" question.Lindsay Gottlieb claims that a Southwest Airlines employee at Denver Airport, in the US, demanded she prove she was the mother ...

FAA Moved Slower Than Usual on Warning Ahead of Southwest Fatality

The Wall Street Journal  2018-05-20 11:06:15

Before a fatal accident on a Southwest Airlines flight, regulators had been weighing stepping up engine inspections for an unusually long time after the first warnings about a part.

Southwest Unveils Newest Onboard Product: iHeartRadio

PR Newswire  2018-05-18 14:17:00

DALLAS, May 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today a new collaboration with iHeartRadio to bring iHeartMedia's free all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio ...

Southwest pilot says they had to use hand signals

CNN  2018-05-12 04:02:28

When an engine failed on a Southwest Airlines flight last month, pilot Tammie Jo Shults didn't panic. Instead, she fell back on her extensive Navy experience.

Southwest pilot describes fatal flight

CNN  2018-05-10 05:32:29

Pilot Tammie Jo Shults appeared in her first interview since safely landing Southwest Airlines Flight 1380. The aircraft experienced engine failure while flying from New York to Texas.

Glare on Southwest highlights tense relationship between management, mechanics

Reuters  2018-05-04 21:44:23

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal investigators were assigned last year to monitor Southwest Airlines' maintenance operations, the Federal Aviation Administration said on Friday, after whistleblower ...