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.


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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...


  • Washington National operator weighs expansion options


    ​The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is evaluating four options to expand terminal facilities at...


  • Virgin America in Love Field push ahead of city council meeting


    Virgin America has launched a campaign to secure two gates at Dallas Love Field airport, ahead of a Dallas City Council...


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  • Southwest broadens CFM56 support deal

    News | 23 Jul 2014 19:21

    Southwest Airlines has added 140 engines to its OnPoint service agreement with GE Aviation to maintain and overhaul the CFM International CFM56-7B engines that power the Boeing 737-700 and 737-800.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Southwest-broadens-CFM56-support-deal-401944/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline profits climb but challenges remain

    News | 22 Jul 2014 07:43 | Graham Dunn

    The latest Airline Business/Flightglobal World Airline Rankings show revenues for the 150 biggest airline groups rose 3% in 2013 to $717 billion.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-profits-climb-but-challenges-remain-401813/
  • WestJet knocks more than 4% off unsecured pricing with $373m deal

    News | 17 Jul 2014 08:01 | Edward Russell

    ​WestJet has priced a C$400 million ($372.7 million) senior unsecured private placement, its first debt issue since receiving an investment grade credit rating.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/WestJet-knocks-more-than-4-off-unsecured-pricing-with-373m-deal-401702/
  • FARNBOROUGH: Widebody TaxiBot certification targeted for 2015

    News | 16 Jul 2014 13:08 | Michael Gubisch

    Israel Aerospace Industries is aiming to certificate the widebody version of its pilot-controlled TaxiBot aircraft tow tractor in 2015.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/FARNBOROUGH-Widebody-TaxiBot-certification-targeted-for-2015-401619/
  • Orange County incentivises Southwest to expand Mexico service

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:58 | Edward Russell

    ​John Wayne Orange County airport is offering Southwest Airlines up to $900,000 in terminal rental incentives to expand service to Mexico.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Orange-County-incentivises-Southwest-to-expand-Mexico-service-401656/
  • Orange County could benefit from expanding John Wayne airport

    News | 16 Jul 2014 12:31 | Edward Russell

    Orange County could benefit from reducing restrictions on operations at John Wayne Orange County airport, finds a recent Grand Jury analysis.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Orange-County-could-benefit-from-expanding-John-Wayne-airport-401653/