Film director Kevin Smith has been removed from a Southwest Airlines flight, after apparently failing the ‘Persons of Size’ criteria set by the operator. The director retorted on Twitter, arguing the airline had merely kicked him off the plane for being “too fat”.
True “LUV” takes flight again as Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) commemorates its 35th Anniversary of service to Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas, with a ceremony honoring love, commitment, and fun while hosting a Southwest-themed wedding and instant honeymoon for one lucky Valley couple.
Four of the US’s biggest airlines saw passenger numbers increase last month compared to November 2008. Southwest Airlines, United Airlines, Continental Airlines and Jet Blue Airways carried between them almost 20m passengers – up from 19.12 a year ago.
Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Next Generation Equity Research Airline Conference. Next Generation Equity Research will be webcasting the audio presentation live, and a link to the webcast will be made available via the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines web site.
Southwest Airlines is pleased to announce that its Pilots represented by the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA), voted to ratify the tentative, five-year contract both parties reached last month.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced at its annual Media Day a “green plane,” an innovative idea that marries efficiency, environmentally responsible products, Customer comfort, and reduced waste and weight.
It should serve as the death knell for Internet connection charges in upscale hotels.
Carrier Adds New Service to Boston, Spokane, and Reno/Tahoe from Denver
Southwest Airlines is gearing up to make a bid for bankrupt low-cost Frontier Airlines when it emerges from bankruptcy protection later this year.
Southwest Airlines, the world’s first and largest low-cost carrier, is facing “the toughest revenue environment” in its history, and has posted its first quarterly loss in 18 years.Chief executive, Gary Kelly, described the airline’s performance in the period as “disappointing” as it unveiled worse-than-expected results due to a rapid softening in passenger demand, particularly among business travellers.
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly and President Colleen Barrett today announced a realignment and flattening of the Company’s organizational structure. Kelly was named CEO of Southwest Airlines on July 15, 2004.