Southwest Airlines

  • Human heart left onboard forces Southwest flight to change course

    Published on : Friday, December 14, 2018

     A Seattle to Dallas South Airlines flight has to turn around after a human heart was found onboard.       The heart was put on the aircraft in Sacramento before starting off to Seattle where it was supposed to …

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  • Southwest Airlines Reports November Traffic

    Published on : Friday, December 7, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. (the “Company”) today reported its November and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics.   The Company flew 11.3 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in November 2018, an increase of 4.9 percent from the 10.8 billion RPMs flown in …

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  • Southwest Airlines plane lands safely with cracked windshield

    Published on : Thursday, November 29, 2018

    According to some media reports, a Southwest Airlines jet landed with a cracked cockpit windshield in Kansas City on Wednesday evening.   The outer pane of Southwest Flight 718’s left side cockpit cracked upon descent into Kansas City International Airport, …

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  • Lightning strike prompts emergency landing of Southwest flight

    Published on : Thursday, October 25, 2018

    A Southwest Airlines aircraft made an emergency landing Tuesday evening at Bradley International Airport after experiencing a lightning strike, officials said today. The plane landed safely, no one was injured, and there was no impact to airport operations, officials said. …

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  • Hurricane Michael Operational Update (Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, 5:30 PM CDT)

    Published on : Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    In Southwest’s Network Operations Control Center in Dallas (b-roll), Operational Planners are coordinating with our Meteorologists to track the progress and projected path of Hurricane Michael. As of Tuesday evening, we have the following information to share.     Airport …

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  • Southwest Airlines Reports September Traffic

    Published on : Friday, October 5, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. (the “Company”) today reported its September, third quarter, and year-to-date 2018 preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 10.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in September 2018, an increase of 5.3 percent from the 9.5 billion RPMs flown …

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  • Southwest Airlines Offers Winter Travel Sale

    Published on : Wednesday, October 3, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. has launched a three-day sale offering low fares for winter travel. Customers may take advantage of available low domestic fares starting at $49, $79, $99, and $129 one-way to select destinations today through October 4, 2018, 11:59 …

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  • Southwest Airlines adds free in-flight messaging

    Published on : Tuesday, September 25, 2018

    Southwest Airlines is the latest carrier to offer free in-flight messaging. The airline had been charging $2 per flight for the service since 2013, a price that is still listed on the airline’s website.   The carrier, the USA’s top …

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  • Florence | Latest Operational Update (8 PM CDT Tuesday Sept. 11)

    Published on : Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    In Southwest’s Network Operations Control Center in Dallas (b-roll), Operational Planners are coordinating with our Meteorologists to track the progress and projected path of Florence. The airline is evolving its Customer accommodation policies, providing updates for Customers on Southwest.com (link). …

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  • Southwest Airlines limits emotional support animals to cats, dogs, miniature horses

    Published on : Thursday, August 16, 2018

    Passengers flying on board Southwest Airlines would not be able to take an emotional support creature like possum, rabbit or peacock from next month onwards but then they would be permitted to carry a miniature horse as service pet.   …

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  • Southwest flight makes emergency landing after wing flap issue

    Published on : Wednesday, August 1, 2018

    An aircraft carrying 130 passengers and five crew members had to opt for an emergency landing at BWI Marshall Airport on Tuesday night after a problem with the wing flaps.   Southwest Airlines Flight 1805 from Aruba touched down at …

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  • Southwest Airlines sees flat revenue earning due to oil price hike

    Published on : Monday, July 30, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co’s second-quarter profit has slipped by $10 million, to $733 million, while revenue was about flat at $5.74 billion.     The Dallas-based airline spent 40 percent more on fuel, but losses last year and gains this year …

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  • Southwest Airlines sees flat revenue earning due to oil price hike

    Published on : Monday, July 30, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co’s second-quarter profit has slipped by $10 million, to $733 million, while revenue was about flat at $5.74 billion.     The Dallas-based airline spent 40 percent more on fuel, but losses last year and gains this year …

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  • Southwest Airlines introduces new international cargo services

    Published on : Friday, July 20, 2018

    Southwest Airlines, U.S. based low cost airline comaphas introduced its Houston-Mexico City route – marking the debut of the carrier’s international shipping programme – with the intention to add Cancun, Puerto Vallarta and Cabo San Lucas to its network later …

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  • Baltimore–Washington Airport proposes $60 million concourse for Southwest Airlines

    Published on : Wednesday, July 11, 2018

    WI Thurgood Marshall Airport wants the state to spend $60 million to expand Concourse A to handle Southwest Airlines’ growth.     Southwest is Baltimore-Washington International’s top airline firm. It is accounting for 68 percent of the airport’s passengers last …

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  • Kansas-bound Southwest Airlines makes emergency landing at Tulsa

    Published on : Saturday, June 30, 2018

    An aircraft of Southwest Airlines bound for Kansas City from Dallas was compelled to opt for an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport on Friday morning.   Tulsa Fire Department mentioned that the flight crew had mentioned that a fuel …

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  • Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early March 2019

    Published on : Friday, June 29, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. today published its bookable flight schedule through March 6, 2019, bringing additional options for Customers traveling nonstop between North Texas and a half-dozen cities, as well as additional service on popular routes currently served from Dallas Love …

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  • Southwest Airlines Offers Mobile App Enhancement For Day-Of-Travel With Lyft

    Published on : Friday, June 29, 2018

    Southwest Airlines Co. is partnering with rideshare company Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to let Customers catch a Lyft on the way to the airport! The enhancement will offer Southwest Customers added convenience for transportation to …

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  • British Airways, United making planes lighter to save fuel, cut carbon footprint

    Published on : Thursday, June 28, 2018

    Aviation is quite an expensive business as they shell out an overwhelming $30,000 per flight or take a few thousand. Right from changing the paper stock of the in-flight magazines to save $300,000 a year to doing away with plates …

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  • Passengers sue Southwest Airlines for fatal flight

    Published on : Thursday, June 21, 2018

    On Wednesday, eight passengers who were aboard a Southwest Airlines flight that was forced to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia after one of its engines blew apart filed suit against the airline, Boeing and the companies that manufactured the …

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