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Southwest Airlines reports Q4 and full year results

Southwest Airlines reports Q4 and full year results

🕔17:26, 26.Jan 2017

Southwest Airlines has reported fourth quarter net income of $522 million compared with fourth quarter 2015 net income of $ 536 million. Excluding special items, fourth quarter net income was $463 million, compared with fourth quarter 2015 net income of

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Southwest Airlines aircraft in prang at LaGuardia Airport

Southwest Airlines aircraft in prang at LaGuardia Airport

🕔13:06, 23.Jan 2017

Southwest Airlines Flight 480 was being towed on Saturday night when it struck the right side of a parked American Eagle aircraft operated by Republic Airlines. The American Eagle aircraft sustained damage on the right-side horizontal stabilizer, while the Southwest

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New president and COO for Southwest Airlines

New president and COO for Southwest Airlines

🕔12:46, 14.Jan 2017

Southwest Airlines chairman and chief executive officer Gary C. Kelly has announced changes to the company’s executive leadership ranks with Thomas M. Nealon named as president and Michael G. Van de Ven named as the airline’s Chief Operating Officer. These

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Southwest Airlines December traffic

Southwest Airlines December traffic

🕔12:26, 14.Jan 2017

Southwest Airlines flew 10.4 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in December 2016, an increase of 4.2 percent from the 10.0 billion RPMs flown in December 2015. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.8 percent to 12.6 billion in December 2016, compared

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Airlines bid to dismiss price-fixing lawsuit rejected

Airlines bid to dismiss price-fixing lawsuit rejected

🕔16:00, 31.Oct 2016

Four US airlines – American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest and United Continental – have lost a bid to dismiss nationwide antitrust litigation by passengers who have claimed they conspired to raise fares by keeping seating capacity artificially low. The

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Southwest Airlines names Reid Grandle vice president of corporate strategy

Southwest Airlines names Reid Grandle vice president of corporate strategy

🕔16:52, 30.Sep 2016

Southwest Airlines has promoted Reid Grandle, senior director in the corporate strategy department, to vice president corporate strategy, succeeding Mike Delehant, who recently left Southwest Airlines to pursue a role with a European airline. Since joining SWA in 2002, Delehant

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Southwest hedges 50% of fuel

Southwest hedges 50% of fuel

🕔14:38, 21.Sep 2016

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly has said that the carrier is continuing with its fuel heading strategy of hedging 50% of its fuel needs by the start of the year. “We’ve had very successful hedging over 25 years,” Kelly said.

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Southwest Airlines aircraft in emergency landing at Midway airport

Southwest Airlines aircraft in emergency landing at Midway airport

🕔14:55, 14.Sep 2016

A Southwest Airlines aircraft, Flight 2390, traveling from Columbus to Denver made an emergency landing at Midway to “investigate potential smoke in the cockpit”. “Following airport protocol, the tower sent emergency vehicles to meet the aircraft upon arrival,” said a

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NTSB: Southwest 737 engine failure investigation update

NTSB: Southwest 737 engine failure investigation update

🕔13:12, 13.Sep 2016

As part of its ongoing investigation of an August 27, 2016, uncontained engine failure on Southwest Airlines flight 3472, the National Transportation Safety Board issued an investigative update yesterday. The uncontained engine failure happened on a 737-700 enroute from New

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Rolls-Royce falls on its own blade(s), while Southwest counts the cost of MAX

Rolls-Royce falls on its own blade(s), while Southwest counts the cost of MAX

🕔16:17, 1.Sep 2016

ANA Holdings has confirmed that it will replace all 100 Rolls-Royce engines on its fleet of Boeing 787s following three engine failures caused by corrosion and cracking of turbine blades. The 50 787s will receive engines fitted with new blades,

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