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Sep 17, 2014, 15:38 ET
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Southwest Airlines Proudly Celebrates Hispanic Heritage In The Community

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month.  Southwest...

Sep 17, 2014, 10:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines And Live In The Vineyard Celebrate Music, Food, & Wine With Customers Nationwide!

Southwest Airlines™ (NYSE: LUV) kicks off the next season of "Live In The Vineyard" by offering Customers nationwide the opportunity to enter...

Sep 16, 2014, 13:30 ET

Groundbreaking Ceremony Launches Construction Of $500-Million Terminal 1 Modernization Program At LAX

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) helped kick-off construction of the $508-million Terminal 1 Modernization Program at Los Angeles...

Sep 16, 2014, 12:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines Names Vice President Technology

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee...

Sep 12, 2014, 10:09 ET
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Southwest Airlines Announces New Service To San Jose, Costa Rica

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first...

Sep 12, 2014, 09:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines Co. to Present at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference.  Morgan Stanley will be...

Sep 09, 2014, 08:45 ET
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Southwest Airlines Reports August Traffic

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in August 2014, a 4.9...

Sep 08, 2014, 18:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines Unveils Its New Look, Same Heart

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) introduced a modern new look to its iconic brand today at an event dedicated to its Employees. The...

Sep 05, 2014, 17:15 ET
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Southwest Airlines Co. to Present at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference.  Morgan Stanley will be...

Sep 03, 2014, 16:20 ET

Southwest Airlines Pilots Applaud DOT Decision on Norwegian Air International

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) commends the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) for denying Norwegian Air...

Aug 27, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines Introduces State-Of-The-Art Listening Center

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) last night unveiled a Listening Center devoted to engaging with Employees and Customers in real time. Located at...

Aug 18, 2014, 22:00 ET
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Fashion Models Turn Southwest Airlines Flight Into Runway In The Sky

More than 140 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Customers are heading to The Magnificent Mile® in Chicago with spending money after fashion...

Aug 11, 2014, 11:00 ET
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Viva Mexico! Southwest Airlines Launches Service To Beach Resort Areas Of Cancun And San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched initial service to Mexico with inaugural flights over the weekend that bring new flight options...

Aug 07, 2014, 08:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July 2014, a 6.6...

Aug 06, 2014, 16:44 ET
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Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program Now Accepting Applications From Hospitals And Medical Charities For 2015

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) invites nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations to apply for the 2015 Medical...

Aug 05, 2014, 17:00 ET
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Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards Program Named Among Best Airline Rewards Programs By U.S. News & World Report

 Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named one of the top airline rewards programs in U.S. News...

Aug 04, 2014, 11:00 ET
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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

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today added new flights for Customers' travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to...

Jul 30, 2014, 12:36 ET
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Southwest Airlines Declares 152nd Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.06 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of...

Jul 24, 2014, 09:20 ET
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Southwest Airlines Recognizes Employees With Cash Award

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today it will recognize Southwest and AirTran Employees with a one-time cash award of $200 each as a...

Jul 24, 2014, 08:30 ET
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Southwest Airlines Reports Record Quarterly Profit

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its second quarter 2014 results:  - Record quarterly net income,...