Southwest Airlines has reported a first quarter net loss of $94 million, or $0.18 per diluted share. First quarter operating revenue was $4.2 billion, down 17.8 per cent year-over-year.
With over 700 islands and cays, and 15 of the 16 unique island destinations currently open for business, the Bahamas lies just 55 miles off the coast of Florida, offering an easy fly away escape that transports travellers away from their everyday.
Boeing and the United States Federal Aviation Administration have grounded the worldwide fleet of 737 MAX aircraft as concern grows about its airworthiness.
Herb Kelleher, co-founder of Southwest Airlines, has died aged 87, the company has revealed in a brief statement. Launched in 1967, the low-cost US carrier went on to reshape global aviation.
At the core of every airline is its flight schedule – how it manages thousands of flights carrying millions of passengers to cities around the world.
A female passenger has been killed after an engine on a US passenger jet exploded mid-flight. Seven others needed medical treatment following the incident on board Southwest Airlines Flight 1380.
Power has been resorted at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta after an electrical fault caused a partial shut-down on Sunday evening. Tens of thousands of passengers were delayed following the incident at the busiest airport in the world.
AirIT has announced that Bob Montgomery, vice president of airport affairs for Southwest Airlines, will be the keynote speaker at its 18th Annual User Conference & Symposium. The event will be held in Las Vegas, April 25th-27th, 2016. Montgomery has been with Southwest since 1977, and has held a number of positions in the Operating and Finance Departments prior to filling the properties and facilities and airport affairs role.
Southwest Airlines has announced a new tentative agreement with Transport Workers Union Local 555. The union represents more than 12,000 Southwest ground operations, provisioning, and cargo agents. The Union’s Executive Board reviewed an Agreement in Principle that negotiators reached December 23rd and decided to conduct a ratification vote that could end more than four years of negotiations.
Avis Budget Group has entered into an expanded, new multi-year partnership marketing agreement with Southwest Airlines which will enable the Company to promote Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental and Payless Car Rental offers, products and services to Southwest customers.