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May 05, 2015, 16:00 ET

Southwest Airlines And Its Flight Dispatchers Extend Contract Through 2019

 Southwest Airlines and the Transport Workers Union (TWU) 550, representing the carrier's 250 Flight Dispatchers, announce they have come to...

May 01, 2015, 12:05 ET

Southwest Airlines Seeks To Fill 500 Ramp Agent Positions Companywide

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is on a mission to hire an additional 500 Ramp Agents. Southwest Airlines Ramp Agents provide the famous...

May 01, 2015, 10:30 ET

Southwest Airlines' Rapid Rewards Program Wins Best Redemption Ability, Best Airline Customer Service And Best Loyalty Credit Card At 27th Annual Freddie Awards

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards, has been named  Best Redemption Ability, Best Airline Customer...

Apr 30, 2015, 17:52 ET

Southwest Pilots Applaud Bipartisan Efforts Toward Fair Competition

Today Capt. Paul Jackson, president of the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association, released the following statement applauding the bipartisan group...

Apr 24, 2015, 15:37 ET

Southwest Pilots Support Sun Country Pilots' Efforts Toward an Improved Contract

As the pilots of Sun Country (SCA) picket today outside of Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association...

Apr 23, 2015, 15:04 ET

Southwest Pilots Join Partnership for Open & Fair Skies

The Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) announced today that it has joined the Partnership for Open & Fair Skies, a coalition of...

Apr 23, 2015, 08:20 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports Record First Quarter Profit

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its first quarter 2015 results:  - Record first quarter net...

Apr 22, 2015, 08:30 ET

Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on April 23, 2015

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

Apr 22, 2015, 08:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Takes Heart Of The Community Program Nationwide

 Today, Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) grew its multi-year commitment to placemaking and local community development, announcing that six...

Apr 16, 2015, 18:03 ET

Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss First Quarter 2015 Financial Results on April 23, 2015

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

Apr 15, 2015, 11:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Shows Its Love To The Show-Me-State: Unveils Missouri One

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today celebrates more than 30 years of service in the state of Missouri with the unveiling of the...

Apr 14, 2015, 15:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Applies To Fly Between Denver And Puerto Vallarta

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service...

Apr 14, 2015, 09:05 ET

Southwest Airlines Selects Seat For Future Boeing 737-800 And 737 MAX Aircraft

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) has selected the Customer seats for its future Boeing 737-800 and 737 MAX aircraft deliveries. The carrier, in...

Apr 09, 2015, 08:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports March Traffic

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in March 2015, a 6.7...

Apr 08, 2015, 14:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Launches New Daily Nonstop Service Between Dallas Love Field And Nine Additional Cities Across The United States

Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today began operating more time-saving daily itineraries between Dallas Love Field and nine additional cities...

Apr 06, 2015, 16:57 ET

Southwest Airlines Celebrates Opening Day--Adding The Los Angeles Dodgers To The Lineup

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is stepping up to the plate and ready to play ball this season as the Official Airline of five Major...

Apr 01, 2015, 11:13 ET

Southwest Airlines y la Asociación Hispana de Facultades y Universidades aceptan ahora aplicaciones para el programa de asignación de viajes Lánzate para estudiantes universitarios

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) en conjunto con la Asociación Hispana de Facultades y Universidades (Hispanic Association of Colleges...

Apr 01, 2015, 09:00 ET

Southwest Airlines And The Hispanic Association Of Colleges And Universities Now Accepting Applications For The Lanzate Travel Award Program For College Students

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in conjunction with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), today announced that they...

Mar 31, 2015, 15:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Cargo Takes Off With Another Award!

Southwest Airlines® is celebrating being named one of the top air cargo carriers in the world according to Air Cargo World magazine....

Mar 31, 2015, 11:00 ET

Southwest Airlines Is Top Airline In Forbes® List Of Best Employers For 2015

 Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the airline ranked as the top airline employer, and one of the top 20 best employers...