Southwest Airlines

  • Southwest Airlines Pilots File For Mediation

    Published on : Friday, November 21, 2014

    The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) today filed for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB), the federal agency that oversees contract negotiations for the airline industry. “We have been optimistic that we were closing the gap to achieve a …

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  • Southwest Airlines Recognized as a Top 100 Military Friendly Employer

    Published on : Wednesday, November 12, 2014

    Southwest Airlines® announced today that it has been recognized as one of the Top 100 Military Friendly Employers® by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse.   The airline placed 33rd on the list, up from its previous …

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  • Southwest Airlines Launches International Flights from Midway

    Published on : Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    Midway International Airport, Southwest Airlines inaugurated international service from its busiest base of operation. Flights to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Cancun, Mexico and Montego Bay, Jamaica all departed this morning from Midway’s A Concourse. To welcome and thank its customers, …

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  • Southwest Airlines Announces New Service To San Jose, Costa Rica

    Published on : Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Southwest Airlines announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport …

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  • Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program Now Accepting A

    Published on : Thursday, August 7, 2014

    Southwest Airlines invites nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to apply for the 2015 Medical Transportation Grant Program.   The program is designed to ease the financial burden on families confronting serious medical problems that require travel for treatment.   …

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  • Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards Program Named Among Best Airline Rewards Programs By U.S. News & World Report

    Published on : Wednesday, August 6, 2014

    Southwest Airlines’ frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2014 rankings of the Best Airline Rewards Programs. This is Southwest’s second consecutive award from U.S. News …

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  • Linking Big D and the Bay Area: Southwest Airlines Announces New Nonstop Service between Dallas Love Field and Both San Francisco and Oakland

    Published on : Tuesday, August 5, 2014

    Southwest Airlines today added new flights for Customers’ travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier’s complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between the heart of Dallas and …

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  • Joint Statement on Southwest and SeaWorld Partnership

    Published on : Friday, August 1, 2014

    Southwest and SeaWorld have mutually decided not to renew their partnership when the contract expires at the end of the year. Our promotional marketing relationship began in 1988 and was one of the first of its kind – focused on …

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  • Southwest Airlines Returns Value To Shareholders

    Published on : Thursday, May 15, 2014

    Southwest Airlines  (the “Company”) announces the Southwest Airlines Board of Directors, at its meeting held today, increased the Company’s quarterly dividend by 50 percent and authorized a new $1 billion share repurchase program. Under the new $1 billion share repurchase …

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  • Southwest Airlines Reports April Traffic

    Published on : Friday, May 9, 2014

    Southwest Airlines Co. announced today that the Company flew 9.1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in April 2014, a 4.4 percent increase from the 8.7 billion RPMs flown in April 2013.  Available seat miles (ASMs) decreased 0.6 percent to 11.2 …

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  • It’s A Fare-a-Buster! Southwest Airlines Gives DC Travelers New Routes And Low Fares

    Published on : Tuesday, March 25, 2014

    Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that it is more than doubling its flights at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) with seven new nonstop routes and additional connecting itineraries beginning this summer. “By year’s end, we’ll offer 44 daily …

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  • Southwest Airlines Reports Record Fourth Quarter And Full Year Profit; 41st Consecutive Year Of Profitability

    Published on : Friday, January 24, 2014

    Southwest Airlines Co. (the “Company”) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results: Record fourth quarter net income, excluding special items*, of $236 million, or $.33 per diluted share, compared to fourth quarter 2012 net income, excluding special …

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  • Wrong Landing – Southwest Airlines plane stuns passengers

    Published on : Monday, January 13, 2014

    In a bizarre incident on Sunday, a Southwest Airlines plane carrying 124 passengers and 5 crew members made a wrong landing at Missouri. The passengers were stunned and later flown to the right airport after a while. Southwest Airlines plane …

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  • Airlines cutting on legroom to make bigger profits

    Published on : Saturday, December 28, 2013

    Airlines are trying to compromise on every millimeter as the legroom are continuously decreasing. In their bid to extract profit from this expensive industry the pinch is being harshly felt by the passengers. Reclining seats and comfortable legroom are things …

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  • Christmas Comes Early For Sydney

    Published on : Monday, December 9, 2013

    Christmas has come early for Sydney with the beginning of works next week on the Darling Harbour Live project which will be a shot in the arm for the visitor economy, according to peak national industry body Tourism & Transport …

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  • Get a grip and stay safe this festive season – Queensland Rail

    Published on : Monday, December 9, 2013

    Queensland Rail is urging people to slow down, pay attention and ‘get a grip’ to remain safe on the rail network this festive season, following a 30 per cent spike in injuries this time last year. Executive General Manager Customer …

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  • Sydney Airport’s new Domestic Car Park open in time for Christmas

    Published on : Tuesday, December 3, 2013

    Sydney Airport today opened a new multi-storey car park at its Domestic terminal, providing more choice, convenience and value for travellers in time for the Christmas holiday period. The new car park provides an additional 964 car parking spaces, with …

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  • Southwest flight makes emergency landing at Indianapolis

    Published on : Friday, November 29, 2013

    A Chicago bound Southwest flight makes an emergency landing at Indianapolis on Thursday morning. The aircraft was diverted to Indianapolis after an engine malfunction detected. The 737aircraft took of from St Louis when the pilot reported of possible engine problems …

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  • Auckland Airport welcomes China Southern’s additional Chinese New Year flights

    Published on : Friday, November 22, 2013

    Auckland Airport has today welcomed the announcement that China Southern Airlines will increase its Auckland flights during the 2014 Chinese New Year. The two 787 return flights are in addition to the 10 weekly 787 flights during the December to …

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  • Southwest Airlines Reports October Traffic

    Published on : Friday, November 8, 2013

    Southwest Airlines Co. announced today that the Company flew 8.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in October 2013, a 1.3 percent increase from the 8.5 billion RPMs flown in October 2012. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 2.4 percent to 10.8 …

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