Southwest Airlines News
Celebrating a Legacy That Keeps Flying
Captain Ruben Flowers, a Southwest Pilot based in Chicago, retired after nearly 31 years of service. To celebrate, he recently flew his last flight alongside his son, Southwest First Officer Ruben Flowers.
Southwest Airlines expands international options with new routes from Kansas City and Long Beach
Southwest Airlines is preparing for October travel by extending its flight schedule through Nov. 4, 2023, and making the airline’s robust flight schedule available for booking at Southwest.com.
Southwest Airlines now offers Espresso + Cream Iced Coffee Inflight
The coffee options inflight at Southwest Airlines just got even cooler with Community Coffee’s Espresso + Cream iced coffee available onboard for Customers to purchase for $4.
Southwest Airlines CEO Bob Jordan Provides Update on Taking Care of our Customers
CEO Bob Jordan shared the following update on the airline’s recovery progress and what we are doing to take care of our Customers.
Southwest’s Recent Weekend Performance and Continued Customer Outreach
Southwest® reports solid progress across several efforts to restore and uphold our 50+ year commitment to reliably care for Customers who trust us to deliver for them as America’s largest domestic air carrier:
Southwest Airlines Recovering from Operational Challenges
With consecutive days of extreme winter weather across our network behind us, continuing challenges are impacting our Customers and Employees in a significant way that is unacceptable. And our heartfelt apologies for this are just beginning.
Southwest Team to operate nearly 3,900 daily flights to accommodate 2022 holiday travelers
As the 2022 holiday travel season begins, the Southwest Team is slated to operate nearly 3,900 daily flights, on peak days, across our network of 121 airports in 11 countries.
Southwest Airlines Celebrates Halloween Companywide
Southwest Airlines celebrates Halloween across the Company encouraging costumes and decorations for a companywide contest.
Southwest Airlines Launches ‘Go With Heart’ Brand Campaign
Southwest Airlines today launched a new brand campaign, “Go with Heart,” showcasing the carrier’s points of difference, including bags fly free®,no change or cancellation fees,points don’t expire, and flight credits don’t expire.
Southwest Airlines Announces Leadership Changes
Southwest Airlines today is celebrating the contributions of President & Chief Operating Officer Mike Van de Ven, an industry veteran and proven Leader, who announced plans to step down from his role as Chief Operating Officer (COO) at the end of September and from his role as President at the end of December.
Southwest Airlines has been named as one of Forbes’ 2022 America’s Best Employers
Southwest Airlines has been named as one of Forbes’ 2022 America’s Best Employers for Women. The Dallas-based carrier continues to focus on diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives that shape a welcoming environment for all Employees.
Guitar Center Partners with Southwest Airlines to Surprise Passengers
Guitar Center, the world’s largest musical instrument retailer, surprised passengers on Southwest Airlines® from Long Beach to Honolulu, with the first-ever in-flight ukulele class by Guitar Center on Friday, September 16.