Top News on Southwest Airlines

  • 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.


  • Other News for Southwest Airlines

  • PICTURE: Spirit shows off new livery


    ​Florida-based Spirit Airlines has unveiled a new livery, becoming the third US carrier in recent weeks to debut a new...


  • 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...


  • News Listings for Southwest Airlines

  • Used jet aircraft transactions: 13-20 October 2014

    News | 20 Oct 2014 09:34 | Olivier Bonnassies

    ​Hainan Airlines extends leases with SMBC Aviation Capitalhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Used-jet-aircraft-transactions-13-20-October-2014-404950/
  • Southwest upgraded by Wolfe Research

    News | 15 Oct 2014 18:27 | 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 17:18 | 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/
  • Carriers expand at Love Field as Wright Amendment lifts

    News | 13 Oct 2014 16:04 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​After 34 years, the so-called Wright Amendment, a law that limited US airlines’ operations from Dallas Love Field, has been repealed.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Carriers-expand-at-Love-Field-as-Wright-Amendment-lifts-404713/
  • Chicago air traffic returning to normal after September fire

    News | 10 Oct 2014 17:41 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Air traffic around Chicago is returning to normal following a fire last month at an air traffic control center in Aurora, Illinois.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Chicago-air-traffic-returning-to-normal-after-September-fire-404677/
  • ANALYSIS: US airports build for the future

    News | 09 Oct 2014 19:57 | Edward Russell

    ​US airports are buzzing with construction activity. Everything from new runways and major terminal renovations are under way at airports from Chicago to Fort Lauderdale and Los Angeles.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-US-airports-build-for-the-future-404641/