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Jul 02, 2015, 20:35 ET

Southwest Airlines And Its Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants.  Terms of the deal were...

Jun 30, 2015, 15:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early March 2016

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is giving Customers a first look at its early 2016 flight schedule by extending it from Jan. 6 through Mar. 8, 2016,...

Jun 22, 2015, 18:15 ET

Southwest Airlines Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) shows its continued commitment to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community through its...

Jun 18, 2015, 12:39 ET

SWAPA Praises Senator Feinstein's Leadership to Reduce Danger to Passenger Aircraft Posed by Recreational Drones

 On behalf of the more than 8,000 pilots of Southwest Airlines, Paul Jackson, President of the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association...

Jun 13, 2015, 16:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Crosses 100 Flight Milestone In Latin America And The Caribbean

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) for the first time will operate a summer Saturday schedule of 104 scheduled flights among a dozen airports in...

Jun 09, 2015, 08:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports May Traffic

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in May 2015, an 8.5...

Jun 03, 2015, 17:00 ET

Southwest Meteorologists Ratify First Contract

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that its Meteorologists, represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU 550), have approved their...

Jun 02, 2015, 12:00 ET

Southwest Flight Dispatchers Ratify New Agreement

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that its Flight Dispatchers, represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU 550), have voted in...

Jun 02, 2015, 11:15 ET

Southwest Airlines® Offers Fares Starting As Low As $49 One-Way To Select Destinations!

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel.  Customers can take advantage of...

May 28, 2015, 16:20 ET

Southwest Airlines Welcomes Jason Van Eaton Onboard As Managing Director Of Governmental Affairs

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today announced Jason Van Eaton has joined the Company as its new Managing Director of Governmental...

May 25, 2015, 10:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Honors Fallen Soldiers On Memorial Day And Pays Tribute To Our Nation's Greatest Generation

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) proudly sponsors Honor Flight Network and donated more than $20,000 in air travel for nearly 50 Lone...

May 21, 2015, 15:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Takes Off To New Destination From Washington, D.C. (Reagan National)

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today announced new nonstop service from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Orlando,...

May 18, 2015, 18:25 ET

The 2014 Southwest Airlines One Report Recaps An Epic Year Showcasing The Carrier's Commitment To The Triple Bottom Line Of Performance, People, And Planet

 On the heels of the airline's Annual Meeting of Shareholders and announcement of expanded international service, Southwest Airlines®...

May 18, 2015, 08:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Co. to Present at the 8th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the 8th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference.  Wolfe...

May 14, 2015, 15:43 ET

Southwest Airlines Announces New Service To Liberia, Costa Rica

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today extended its bookable flight schedule through Jan. 4, 2016, offering new international service...

May 13, 2015, 15:50 ET

Southwest Airlines and Meteorologists Reach Tentative Agreement

 Southwest Airlines and the Transport Workers Union of America (TWU) 550, which represents the Company's Meteorologists, announce they...

May 13, 2015, 11:10 ET

Southwest Airlines Returns Value To Shareholders

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") announces the Southwest Airlines Board of Directors, at its meeting held today, increased...

May 12, 2015, 14:41 ET

Southwest Pilots Union Begins Strike Preparedness

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) today announced staffing and funding for a Strike Preparedness Committee.  The committee...

May 12, 2015, 08:30 ET

Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines Co. Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast presentation of its Annual Meeting of Shareholders.  A link to the...

May 11, 2015, 15:58 ET

Southwest Airlines Co. to Present at the 8th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the 8th Annual Wolfe Research Global Transportation Conference.  Wolfe...