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Aug 28, 2015, 10:35 ET

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® Visa Signature Cardmembers Tee Off At Pebble Beach With Golf Pro Peter Jacobsen

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Rapid Rewards® Visa Signature Cardmembers experienced an exclusive golf getaway at Pebble Beach...

Aug 11, 2015, 12:00 ET

Spring Into Action! Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early April 2016

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is getting into spring fever by extending its flight schedule through April 11, 2016. To help Customers plan...

Aug 11, 2015, 08:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its July and year-to-date...

Aug 09, 2015, 15:00 ET

A Golden Celebration: Southwest Airlines Achieves 50 Daily Nonstop Destinations From Dallas Love Field!

The People of Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today began operating the carrier's most robust schedule ever offered at Dallas Love Field, with...

Jul 30, 2015, 14:32 ET

Southwest Airlines Declares 156th Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

 Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.075 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of...

Jul 30, 2015, 08:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Board Of Directors Elects Ron Ricks As Vice Chairman; Additional Senior Leadership Changes Announced

 The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that Ron Ricks, 65, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the...

Jul 24, 2015, 15:39 ET

Southwest Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that its Flight Attendants have voted down a tentative agreement that would have ended two...

Jul 23, 2015, 07:10 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports Record Quarterly Profit

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its second quarter 2015 results:  - Record quarterly net income,...

Jul 22, 2015, 08:30 ET

Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 23, 2015

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its second quarter 2015 financial results.  Details are as...

Jul 21, 2015, 09:00 ET

Southwest Airlines® Offers Fares Starting As Low As $97 One-Way To Select International Destinations

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel to its international destinations from ten...

Jul 16, 2015, 17:18 ET

Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 23, 2015

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its second quarter 2015 financial results.  Details are as...

Jul 10, 2015, 13:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Now Hiring 650 Customer Service Representatives

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is on a mission to hire an additional 650 Customer Service Representatives at call centers in Albuquerque,...

Jul 08, 2015, 08:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in June 2015, a 6.9 percent...

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...