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.

  • Other News for Southwest Airlines

  • PICTURE: Spirit shows off new livery

    ​Florida-based Spirit Airlines has unveiled a new livery, becoming the third US carrier in recent weeks to debut a new...

  • PICTURE: Southwest unveils new livery

    ​Southwest Airlines has unveiled a new livery and branding, months ahead of the completion of its integration with...

  • 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...

  • News Listings for Southwest Airlines

  • Delta booted from Dallas Love Field

    News | 30 Sep 2014 15:53 | Edward Russell

    ​Delta Air Lines must end its service to Dallas Love Field in October, as Virgin America takes over the gates it subleases from American Airlines at the airport.
  • Frontier adds Miami, expands from two other cities

    News | 30 Sep 2014 14:03 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Frontier Airlines will add Miami to its network and launch several new routes from Philadelphia and Chicago O'Hare, entering routes now mostly dominated by legacy carriers.
  • Chicago flights cancelled following FAA facility fire

    News | 26 Sep 2014 14:04 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Airlines are cancelling hundreds of flights through Chicago this morning due to a fire at a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) facility in Aurora, Illinois.
  • ANALYSIS: Spirit and Frontier up competition at Cleveland

    News | 25 Sep 2014 20:28 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Cleveland International airport will benefit from a surge in flights introduced by US low-cost carriers Spirit Airlines and Frontier Airlines in the following months, although the new flights will hardly replace the markets lost when United Airlines dehubbed Cleveland.
  • Southwest to buy biofuel for Bay Area operations

    News | 25 Sep 2014 13:30 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines has agreed to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel from Red Rocks Biofuels (RRB), and will use the fuel at its San Francisco Bay Area operations.
  • Spirit to add eight routes from Cleveland in 2015

    News | 24 Sep 2014 21:11 | Edward Russell

    ​Spirit Airlines will begin service to Cleveland Hopkins International airport in January 2015, with service planned to eight destinations.