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Southwest to serve Hawaii from California

Air Transport World  2018-05-03 19:44:00

Southwest Airlines revealed the four continental US cities from which it plans to operate flights to Hawaii as it moves closer to selling tickets for the service.read more

Southwest Airlines Intends To Serve Hawaii Nonstop From California Airports In Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, & Sacramento

PR Newswire  2018-05-03 18:30:00

DALLAS, May 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today shared more details in the carrier's service plans for Hawaii by announcing initial gateway cities in California that would ...

Cracked window causes Southwest pilots to divert 737-700

Air Transport World  2018-05-02 19:29:00

The pilots of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 diverted to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport and landed safely on May 2 after a window cracked in flight.read more

Aerospace suppliers look to blockchain for parts tracking

Reuters  2018-05-02 16:13:38

BERLIN (Reuters) - Aerospace suppliers are starting to explore blockchain technology to keep tabs on their supply chain, potentially tracking parts such as those identified as the cause of a Southwest ...

FAA orders more engine inspections after deadly Southwest flight

CNN  2018-05-01 21:03:59

The Federal Aviation Administration is mandating additional engine inspections in the wake of the deadly Southwest Airlines engine incident last month.

Passenger sues Southwest Airlines over fatal engine failure

CNN  2018-04-28 23:33:59

A passenger aboard Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 has filed a lawsuit against the company calling for compensatory and punitive damages following the fatal engine failure earlier this month.

Passenger sues Southwest Airlines over fatal engine explosion

Reuters  2018-04-27 21:46:19

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A lawsuit against Southwest Airlines Co has been filed by a passenger who was flying on last week's flight 1380, in which an engine exploded and one person was killed.

Southwest Airlines orders 40 Boeing 737 MAX jets worth $4.68 billion

Reuters  2018-04-27 04:20:44

(Reuters) - U.S. carrier Southwest Airlines has ordered 40 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 jets worth $4.68 billion at list price to help modernise its fleet, the airline said.

Southwest Airlines expects bookings to drop after deadly explosion

Reuters  2018-04-26 20:30:06

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co on Thursday warned the consequences of a mid-air engine explosion last week will weigh on second-quarter bookings, as investigators continued to probe the events that ...

Southwest reports 37% 1Q profit increase; takes 40 737 MAX options

Air Transport World  2018-04-26 19:07:00

Southwest Airlines has exercised 40 Boeing 737-8 options, bringing its total 737 MAX firm orders to 280 aircraft, and plans to retire 40 737-700s as it takes delivery of the additional 737-8s from 2019-2022.read ...

Southwest Airlines? marketing activity ceased following engine failure

Air Transport World  2018-04-26 17:59:00

Southwest Airlines executives said they do not believe it is yet appropriate to resume television advertising in the aftermath of the April 17 Boeing 737-700 engine failure that resulted in a passenger ...

Southwest Forecasts Weaker Bookings After Fatal Accident

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-26 11:49:34

Southwest Airlines warned of weaker revenue ahead as the company continues to deal with the fallout of last week?s fatal accident following an engine blowout on a flight from New York to Dallas.

Southwest Reports First Quarter Profit

PR Newswire  2018-04-26 10:30:00

DALLAS, April 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its first quarter 2018 results: Net income of $463 million, net margin1 of 9.4 percent, and ...

Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2018 Financial Results on April 26, 2018

PR Newswire  2018-04-25 10:30:00

DALLAS, April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its first quarter 2018 financial results. Details are as follows: When: ...

Proposed FAA reauthorization amendment calls for engine safety review

Air Transport World  2018-04-24 18:29:00

House Transportation Committee chairman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania) has submitted an amendment to proposed FAA reauthorization legislation that would require a ?call to action? review of airline engine ...

Southwest Cancels 40 Flights for Engine Inspections

The Wall Street Journal  2018-04-23 15:45:50

Southwest Airlines canceled a small number of fights Sunday to perform engine checks in the wake of an accident that killed one of its passengers.

Marathon Petroleum announces new partnerships with Southwest Airlines®, La Quinta Inns & Suites and the Arbor Day Foundation through Marathon's rewards program

PR Newswire  2018-04-23 11:30:00

FINDLAY, Ohio, April 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Marathon Petroleum Company LP (MPC) today announced that the Marathon brand is collaborating with Southwest Airlines, La Quinta Inns & Suites, the Arbor Day ...

Southwest scrubs 40 flights for engine check

CNN  2018-04-23 07:15:23

Southwest Airlines says it has canceled roughly 1 per cent of its scheduled flights as it carries out inspections prompted by an engine failure that led to a passenger's death last week. About 40 flights ...

Airlines flying Boeing 737s to New Zealand have same engines as those in Southwest fatality

The New Zealand Herald  2018-04-23 02:54:16

Airlines flying Boeing-737s into New Zealand have engines now subject to checks following the fatal Southwest Airlines accident.The CFM56-7B engines are fitted to 737s which Virgin Australia and Qantas ...

Southwest cancels about 40 flights for engine inspections

Reuters  2018-04-22 21:33:34

(Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co said it canceled about 40 flights on Sunday, or 1 percent of those scheduled, as it inspects engines after last week?s deadly accident in Pennsylvania.