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

  • 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...


  • News Listings for Southwest Airlines

  • Southwest plans San Antonio-New Orleans flights

    News | 28 Aug 2014 17:36 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines will begin service between San Antonio and New Orleans from 6 March 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-plans-San-Antonio-New-Orleans-flights-403129/
  • ANALYSIS: Capacity tweaks drive US domestic network changes

    News | 28 Aug 2014 13:17 | Edward Russell

    ​Tweaking routes to achieve the most efficient and profitable network is a never-ending task for airlines. Questions like whether or not to fly three-times a day between Chicago and Omaha on a Boeing 737 or six-times a day on a Bombardier CRJ200 are common.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Capacity-tweaks-drive-US-domestic-network-changes-403115/
  • ANALYSIS: LCCs reap codeshare benefits

    News | 28 Aug 2014 13:00 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    Codeshare partnerships, once synonymous with legacy carriers and airline alliances, have made inroads in recent years with low-cost carriers. In particular, low-cost airlines in North and South America are leading the charge, snapping up interline and codeshare deals – all without the costs of joining an alliance.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-LCCs-reap-codeshare-benefits-402367/
  • Southwest union files for mediation

    News | 26 Aug 2014 16:14 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) plans to file for mediation with the National Mediation Board (NMB) as talks with Southwest Airlines fail to progress.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-union-files-for-mediation-403026/
  • JetBlue to move to new Washington National gates in September

    News | 26 Aug 2014 15:41 | Edward Russell

    ​JetBlue Airways will move to four gates in terminal B at Ronald Reagan Washington National airport in September, as it adds 12 new flights from the slot restricted airport.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/JetBlue-to-move-to-new-Washington-National-gates-in-September-403022/
  • Frontier to grow at Chicago, Cleveland and Memphis

    News | 26 Aug 2014 14:09 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Frontier Airlines announces continued expansion from Chicago, Cleveland and Memphis, three cities where Frontier has added a host of flights in recent months.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Frontier-to-grow-at-Chicago-Cleveland-and-Memphis-403018/