Top News on Southwest Airlines

  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion beyond the borders of the USA.


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  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services


    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to...


  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion...


  • Washington National operator weighs expansion options


    ​The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is evaluating four options to expand terminal facilities at...


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  • ANALYSIS: Virgin America marks latest triumph with IPO

    News | 28 Jul 2014 20:50 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​California-based Virgin America's filing for an initial public offering (IPO) marks a milestone that the airline has anticipated for years, capping off a series of sweet victories for the airline in recent months following years of losses.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Virgin-America-marks-latest-triumph-with-IPO-402092/
  • FAA proposes $12m fine against Southwest for maintenance lapses

    News | 28 Jul 2014 18:16 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has proposed a $12 million fine against Southwest Airlines for violating regulations in three instances related to maintenance work on its Boeing 737s.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FAA-proposes-12m-fine-against-Southwest-for-maintenance-lapses-402090/
  • ANALYSIS: Traffic gains continue in 2013

    News | 28 Jul 2014 09:53 | Graham Dunn

    Global passenger traffic among the top 200 biggest carriers by RPKs grew 5.5% in 2013, the latest Airline Business/Flightglobal World Airline Rankings show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Traffic-gains-continue-in-2013-402047/
  • ANALYSIS: Southwest hints at 2015 capacity plans

    News | 25 Jul 2014 19:38 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines plans to grow capacity by up to 5% in the first quarter of 2015, despite keeping a flat fleet .http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Southwest-hints-at-2015-capacity-plans-402048/
  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services

    News | 24 Jul 2014 20:26 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to gain coveted rights to operate flights between the two countries.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/USA-and-Mexico-in-talks-to-liberalise-air-services-402005/
  • Southwest sees strong Q3 earnings

    News | 24 Jul 2014 20:16 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines says its third quarter earnings outlook is strong, and expects passenger unit revenues in July to grow in the 3% range year-on-year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-sees-strong-Q3-earnings-402003/