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  • Southwest suspends Boeing Max 8’s from its fleet till Sept. 2

    Published on : Friday, June 14, 2019

    In a major announcement, the Southwest Airlines said it was taking the grounded Boeing 737 Max 8 out of its flight schedule through Sept. 2 in view of the uncertainty surrounding the plane’s return.   American Airlines made a similar …

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  • Largest fatberg to be destroyed in Southwest, London

    Published on : Thursday, February 7, 2019

    Workers have begun the task of destroying the largest fatberg ever found in the southwest of England.   The southwest of England has the largest fatberg ever found and workers have started destroying it. The 64 metres long blockage in …

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  • Passenger bleeds from ears, Southwest flight turns back

    Published on : Tuesday, February 5, 2019

    After a passenger started bleeding from the ears a Southwest flight in the US was aborted and other spoke of pain and discomfort.     Cabin pressure led to the travellers feeling unwell the flight from Connecticut’s Bradley International Airport …

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  • Southwest and Alaska Airlines top in passenger satisfaction

    Published on : Friday, June 1, 2018

    SouthwestAlaska Airlines and South west airlines in a row rank top for passenger satisfactions.     Among low-cost carriers, Southwest ranked first, followed by JetBlue. These airlines actually had higher passenger satisfaction scores than the traditional carriers.       …

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  • After deadly engine failure on Flight 1380, Southwest gives $5,000 checks to passengers

    Published on : Friday, April 20, 2018

      After a deadly engine failure which led to the emergency landing in Philadelphia, some of the passengers boarding the Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 received a $5,000 check.   On Tuesday the jet’s engine failed when it was 20 minutes …

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  • First international nonstop flight to Cancun from Indianapolis Airport launched by Southwest

    Published on : Monday, March 12, 2018

    Taking off just in time for last-minute, spring-break plans or for a summer getaway, Southwest Airlines’ launched its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico out of the Indianapolis International Airport.     The airline’s first international flight from Indianapolis …

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  • Southwest Airlines rings in the New Year under tax reform with employee bonus

    Published on : Wednesday, January 3, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. announced the Company’s plans to celebrate the recent tax reform legislation. The Southwest Board of Directors authorized a bonus to all Southwest Airlines Employees to celebrate the recent passage of the tax reform legislation.   All Fulltime …

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  • About 23,500 U.S. flights cancelled in September due to hurricanes

    Published on : Monday, October 30, 2017

    According to a new report by USA Today, major U.S. carriers such as American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, Southwest and United Airlines have cancelled 23,500 flights in September in total owing to the disruptions caused by hurricanes Harvey, Irma …

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  • Hurricane Maria Operational Impact

    Published on : Monday, September 25, 2017

    Airport conditions at Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU) remain poor and access to operate flights into and out of SJU is heavily restricted, following the impact of Hurricane Maria. Southwest successfully operated one assessment and supply flight into SJU …

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  • Helen Woodward Animal Center Lends a Helping Hand to Houston

    Published on : Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    Southwest teamed up with Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) in San Diego on their relief efforts to support Houston local organization, Operation Pets Alive! (OPA). Four medical personnel from HWAC flew to Texas early Thursday to help the organization and …

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  • Southwest Airlines Cargo Announces New Director of Cargo Sales

    Published on : Friday, May 26, 2017

    announced Steve Langhart has been promoted to Director of Cargo Sales. Langhart will be responsible for leading the Cargo Sales Team, including field, national, and inside sales, as well as all business development efforts.     Langhart joined Southwest Airlines® …

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  • Southwest Airlines Completes Transition to Amadeus Altéa

    Published on : Wednesday, May 10, 2017

    During the course of three years, a team of more than 1,500 people from both Southwest and Amadeus collaborated to bring together multiple reservation system capabilities onto one common platform under the Altéa Suite of products.     The new …

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  • Southwest, NetJets pilots urge Trump to save U.S. aviation jobs, deny NAI

    Published on : Thursday, January 26, 2017

    The NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP) and Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) took the fight to protect U.S. aviation and the tens of thousands of jobs it supports to the Trump administration’s doorstep. More than 140 pilots, flight …

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  • Southwest Airlines International Service Nonstop Between San Diego & San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos

    Published on : Thursday, January 19, 2017

    Today announced new flights throughout its previously published schedule that bring San Diego Customers the carrier’s 31st destination available through nonstop service, San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, subject to requisite governmental approvals, beginning April 25, 2017,   making San …

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  • Southwest Airlines Announces Executive Promotions

    Published on : Wednesday, January 11, 2017

    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Gary C. Kelly today announced changes to the Company’s executive Leadership ranks with Thomas M. Nealon named as President and Michael G. Van de Ven named as the airline’s Chief Operating Officer. These changes are …

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