Southwest Airlines has announced it is taking the next step in its merger with subsidiary AirTran Airways. Customers are now able to purchase a growing number of itineraries between the Southwest and AirTran networks for travel on a single itinerary.
Luv is in the air! Southwest Airlines LUV -1.21% announced today that it is taking the next step in its marriage with subsidiary, AirTran Airways. Customers are now able to purchase a growing number of itineraries between the Southwest and AirTran networks for travel on a single itinerary. Soon, Customers will be able to book flights to any of the airlines’ combined 97 destinations, including international, in one transaction.
Southwest Airlines has revealed several executive changes as part of an overall effort to better streamline the Company’s organisational structure.
Row 44, the leading provider of inflight Wi-Fi and device-based entertainment for airlines around the world, and its partner Southwest Airlines announced today that the Row 44 inflight entertainment and connectivity service, which includes high-speed Internet, shopping, destination services, and real-time flight map with updates, has been installed on 400 Southwest aircraft.
Southwest Airlines Customers LUV the coveted “A” boarding group, and now they have one more way to be among the first to board. Beginning today, Southwest Airlines will offer Customers the opportunity to purchase one of the earliest boarding positions at the gate for $40 per flight, when available.
Southwest Airlines today began offering for sale new nonstop service between Chicago (Midway) and both Montego Bay, Jamaica, and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Southwest Airlines celebrates its continued partnership as the Official Airline Sponsor of “Live In The Vineyard” by reintroducing the official “Live In The Vineyard”-decaled Boeing 737 airplane to its fleet and kicking off the national Getaway Sweepstakes for the fall event in Napa.
Southwest Airlines has announced its senior vice president of finance and chief financial officer, Laura Wright, has advised the company of her decision to retire. Southwest chairman Gary Kelly said the decision was accepted with profound gratitude for her many significant contributions to the success of Southwest over the course of the last 25 years:
The LUV airline is easy to LIKE! Southwest Airlines is celebrating the Three Million Fan milestone with a special discount offer and a signature “concept” plane dedicated to our fans! Southwest Airlines was the first airline to reach a million Facebook Fans back in 2010, and now is the first airline worldwide to amass three million Facebook Fans!
Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Row 44, is taking the next step in wireless in-flight entertainment with a preview of live TV on five of the carrier’s aircraft, with plans to expand to 20 aircraft by mid-July. Customers on these select planes will now have the option to purchase live TV consisting of seven sports and news channels, and view on their personal devices.
American low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines has confirmed it will defer the purchase of 30 Boeing 737-800 aircraft for four years. Dallas-based Southwest said it would move 20 scheduled plane deliveries from 2013 and ten from 2014 to 2017 and 2018 respectively.