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  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion beyond the borders of the USA.


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  • PICTURE: Southwest unveils new livery


    ​Southwest Airlines has unveiled a new livery and branding, months ahead of the completion of its integration with...


  • USA and Mexico in talks to liberalise air services


    ​The USA and Mexico are in talks to liberalise their bilateral air service agreement that would allow more carriers to...


  • Southwest inaugurates international service


    Southwest Airlines’ first international flights take off today, kicking off the carrier’s next round of expansion...


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  • Alaska benefits from capacity cuts at Seattle as Delta expands

    News | 21 Nov 2014 20:12 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Although Alaska Airlines faces considerable more competition from Delta Air Lines in Seattle these days, Delta’s growth has come as other carriers have cut service to the city.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Alaska-benefits-from-capacity-cuts-at-Seattle-as-Delta-expands-406378/
  • Southwest aims for 20% ROIC in 2015

    News | 10 Nov 2014 21:25 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines plans to achieve a pre-tax return on invested capital (ROIC) of 20% in 2015, matching its expected performance for the metric this year.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-aims-for-20-ROIC-in-2015-405869/
  • Southwest launches $300m unsecured issue

    News | 03 Nov 2014 17:59 | Edward Russell

    ​Southwest Airlines has launched $300 million in senior unsecured notes, rating agency releases show.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-launches-300m-unsecured-issue-405568/
  • Southwest adds last of AirTran's international points

    News | 03 Nov 2014 15:49 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Southwest Airlines has transitioned all of subsidiary AirTran Airways' international destinations to its own operations, as the two airlines remain on track to fully integrate by year-end.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-adds-last-of-AirTrans-international-points-405555/
  • Southwest upgraded by Wolfe Research

    News | 15 Oct 2014 19:27 | Ghim-Lay Yeo

    ​Equity research firm Wolfe Research has upgraded Southwest Airlines to an outperform rating, citing the strong growth prospects for the Dallas-based carrier.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-upgraded-by-Wolfe-Research-404810/
  • American names new heads of legal and HR departments

    News | 15 Oct 2014 18:18 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​American Airlines has named Loral Blinde as vice president of people and employee services and Bruce Wark as vice president and deputy general counsel.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/American-names-new-heads-of-legal-and-HR-departments-404807/