SOUTHWEST AIRLINES NEWS

 

Southwest, mechanics reach agreement in principle on 5-year contract

Air Transport World  2018-04-11 20:39:00

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines and the Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA), the union representing over 2,400 Southwest maintenance technicians and related employees, reached an agreement ...

Southwest eyes adding US gateways to international destinations

Air Transport World  2018-04-04 19:46:00

Southwest Airlines? near-term international focus will be to add more US gateways, EVP and chief revenue officer Andrew Watterson told an audience at the International Aviation Club in Washington DC.read ...

Southwest Airlines comes under fire after man and scared daughter get kicked off flight

The New Zealand Herald  2018-03-17 05:08:18

Southwest Airlines is under fire after a father and his toddler were forced off a flight because the young girl had been momentarily scared, fellow passengers claim. Alexis Armstrong, who was also on Flight ...

Southwest Airlines Employees Celebrate 'ProfitSharing Day'; Receive $543 Million In 2017 ProfitSharing

PR Newswire  2018-03-15 15:31:00

DALLAS, March 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Employees were awarded $543 million today in ProfitSharing. The 2017 award equals approximately 11.3 percent of each eligible Employee's ...

Boeing Recognized by GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS? for 10,000th 737

PR Newswire  2018-03-13 18:30:00

RENTON, Wash., March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Boeing (NYSE: BA) employees gathered at the company's Renton, Wash. factory today to celebrate the 10,000th 737 to come off the production line. ...

Southwest 737 diverts to Albuquerque after ?unusual smell? in cabin

Air Transport World  2018-03-12 16:20:00

An ?unusual smell? in the cabin led the flight crew of a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 to make an emergency landing at Albuquerque International Sunport on March 11.read more

Ginger Hardage, Former Senior VP of Culture and Communications at Southwest Airlines, Announces The Unstoppable Cultures Fellowship

PR Newswire  2018-03-09 02:20:00

DALLAS, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Since retiring as the Senior VP of Culture and Communications at Southwest Airlines in 2017 after an illustrious 25 years, Ginger Hardage has endeavored to use her ...

Fall In Love With More Nonstop Options On Southwest Airlines

PR Newswire  2018-03-08 15:30:00

DALLAS, March 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today extended its bookable flight schedule through Nov. 3, 2018. This autumn, the carrier is adding more flights to link cities ...

Southwest CEO continues to reject baggage fees

Air Transport World  2018-03-01 20:08:00

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly, who has long resisted calls from some Wall Street analysts to charge fees for checked bags, voiced his most adamant rejection yet of baggage fees, completely ruling them ...

Applications Are Open! Southwest Airlines Teams Up With The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities To Make Dreams Take Flight

PR Newswire  2018-03-01 18:16:00

DALLAS, March 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today announced applications are open for the 2018 ˇLánzate! / ...

Watch plane engine catch fire in-flight

CNN  2018-02-27 10:00:59

A Southwest Airlines flight was traveling from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles when the engine caught fire.

Girl injured by dog during boarding for Southwest flight, U.S

The New Zealand Herald  2018-02-24 00:05:34

A dog injured a child onboard a Southwest Airlines flight, the latest incident in the controversy over allowing emotional-support animals on planes.It happened Wednesday night while passengers were boarding ...

Southwest to launch first international cargo services in May

Air Transport World  2018-02-20 19:05:00

Southwest Airlines plans to start rolling out international cargo shipments in May, with Mexico City, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta at the top of the list, the carrier announced.read ...

Southwest Airlines Cargo To Go Beyond Borders

PR Newswire  2018-02-19 20:00:00

DALLAS, Feb. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today its intention to begin shipping cargo to select international destinations beginning in May 2018, subject to requisite ...

Southwest Airlines Reports January Traffic

PR Newswire  2018-02-07 11:30:00

DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its January preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 9.7 billion revenue passenger miles ...

U.S. airline shares fall again as investors worry about capacity, price wars

Reuters  2018-01-25 21:43:37

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. airline shares sunk further on Thursday as quarterly reports from American Airlines and Southwest Airlines did nothing to quell investors' fears that carriers' plans to expand ...

Airlines Are Reaping the Benefits of Strong Travel Demand

The Wall Street Journal  2018-01-25 14:36:56

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines increased revenue in the fourth quarter thanks to strong travel demand, the latest carriers to extend stretches of profitability even as costs rise.

Southwest Airlines Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Annual Profit; 45th Consecutive Year Of Profitability

PR Newswire  2018-01-25 11:30:00

DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its fourth quarter and annual 2017 results: Record fourth quarter net income and earnings per ...

Southwest Airlines to Discuss Fourth Quarter and Annual 2017 Financial Results on January 25, 2018

PR Newswire  2018-01-24 11:30:00

DALLAS, Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its fourth quarter and annual 2017 financial results. Details are as follows: ...

USAA Ranked No. 20 on the 2018 FORTUNE® World's Most Admired Companies® List

PR Newswire  2018-01-19 17:11:00

SAN ANTONIO, Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, USAA has been recognized as one of the FORTUNE® World's Most Admired Companies®, listed alongside such leading companies as Apple®, ...