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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...

May 07, 2015, 15:58 ET

Southwest Airlines Honors Proud Tradition Of Celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

 Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) shows its continued commitment to the Asian Pacific American community through its celebration of Asian Pacific...

May 07, 2015, 08:30 ET

Southwest Airlines Reports April Traffic

 Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.9 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in April 2015, an 8.6...

May 06, 2015, 18:40 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 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...