Southwest Airlines reiterates its commitment to eliminate Human Trafficking

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Aug-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jul 30, 2019) reiterates its support of the global efforts to eliminate Human Trafficking by launching online curriculum for the airline’s more than 59,000 Employees designed to bring greater awareness to the growing epidemic of Human Trafficking. The course is being launched today… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines releases 2018 One Report

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 22, 2019) released the Company’s 2018 One Report, an integrated citizenship report highlighting a commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People, and Planet. The detailed publication showcases Southwest’s three-pronged approach taken to focus on global citizenship, financial performance, and key… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to begin service to Hawaii on March 17, 2019

Flights between both Oakland and San Jose, Calif., and the Islands, now available for purchase through March 5 for as low as $49 one-way. Interisland service to begin April 28 between Honolulu and Kahului (Maui), and May 12 between Honolulu and Kona, now available for purchase through March 5 for as low as $29 one-way…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces several Leadership changes

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announces several Leadership changes. To view Officers’ biographies—including previous roles and experience, as well as current job descriptions, or download headshots—visit www.swamedia.com. Vice President Customer Support & Services Chris Wahlenmaier has announced his plans to retire. Wahlenmaier joined Southwest in 1989 and has served in a… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2019 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TX, 2019-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 23, 2019) was named to FORTUNE’s 2019 list of World’s Most Admired Companies. Southwest ranks No.11 on the list. “It is an incredible honor to be on this list once again,” said Gary Kelly, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Southwest Airlines…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces Leadership promotions

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 16, 2018) announced several Leadership promotions. To view Officers’ biographies or download headshots, visit www.swamedia.com. These changes are effective immediately. Southwest has promoted Marilyn Post to Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. In her new role as Managing Director, Deputy General Counsel, Post will report… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop service to Orlando

Inaugural Service to Orlando on May 6 is Southwest’s Latest in Eight New Nonstop Destinations Launched from SJC in Spring 2018 San Jose, Calif., 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® added another important transcontinental route to its growing list of cities available nonstop from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on May 6, 2018, with… Read the full press release

Southwest® plans to operate up to five departures daily from Paine Field

Daily Service from Additional Seattle-Area Airport Aims to Bring Southwest Value Closer to Thousands Dallas, Texas, 2018-Jan-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today 9Jan 25, 2018) it will bring its faithful fans in northern metro Seattle time-saving travel options later this year via Paine Field in Everett, Wash., subject to requisite… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces plans to launch new service to Hawaii in 2018

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Oct 11, 2017) shared plans to begin selling tickets in 2018 for service to Hawaii and also announced its intention to launch an application process for Federal Aviation Administration authorization for Extended Operations (ETOPS). Service details are to be announced at a later date. “A… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines becomes the first airline in North America to offer scheduled service with Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) achieved an aviation  milestone today by becoming the first airline in North America to offer scheduled service utilizing the Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft. In a nod to Southwest’s history, the inaugural MAX 8 flight departed Dallas’ Love Field and flew to Houston, one of the carrier’s original markets… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8

Texas, U.S., 2017-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ – Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) extended its legacy of aircraft innovation this week by taking delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 737 MAX 8. Southwest is the first airline in the United States to receive the 737 MAX, and the carrier expects to take delivery of eight more MAX aircraft… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2017 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Feb-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 16, 2017) was named to FORTUNE’s 2017 list of World’s Most Admired Companies. Southwest ranks #8, and is the only commercial airline among the Top 10. This is Southwest’s 23rd consecutive year on the list. “We are an admired Company because… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines starts service to Havana, Cuba

DALLAS, TX, 2016-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 12, 2016) began service to the carrier’s 100th city, Havana, Cuba, with inaugural celebration on flights departing two U.S. gateway airports, Tampa International and Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International. Southwest Employees and Executive Leaders joined Customers in traveling aboard the first-ever Southwest flights… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines gets U.S. DoT approval to serve Havana, Cuba from Ft. Lauderdale and Tampa Bay

Daily flights expected to begin in 2016 from Ft. Lauderdale to three Cuban cities: Havana, Varadero, and Santa Clara, along with daily nonstop service from Tampa to Havana DALLAS, Texas, 2016-Jul-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today welcomed news from the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that the carrier has been… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines plans to bring more low-fare service to Greater Los Angeles by adding new service at Long Beach Airport

California’s largest carrier of air travelers files slot application to add service at fifth airport in L.A. Basin Dallas, TX, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today confirmed its interest and application to bring more low-fare service to Greater Los Angeles by adding new Southwest® service in 2016 at Long Beach… Read the full press release

Grace D. Lieblein becomes Southwest Airlines Board member

DALLAS, TX, 2016-Feb-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has appointed Grace D. Lieblein as a member of the Board. Lieblein most recently served as Vice President, Global Quality for General Motors (GM), and has more than 20 years of experience in senior executive positions in the Automotive… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines adds 16 additional flights from Dallas Love Field

Southwest to offer 180 departures a day to 50 destinations from Love Field DALLAS, 2015-3-3 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today published 16 additional flights, including service to eight new nonstop cities, from Dallas Love Field. The new service is available for purchase immediately, at low fares as shown below, and… Read the full press release

Air Transport World: Southwest Airlines is the 2015 Airline of the Year

Air Transport World selects Southwest for extraordinary and consistent standards of service, financial performance, safety, and environmental and corporate responsibility DALLAS, TX, 2014-12-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is the 2015 Airline of the Year, according to Air Transport World (ATW), a Penton company. In selecting Southwest as Airline of the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® plans to provide daily nonstop service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico from Orange County/Santa Ana, California beginning June 7, 2015

Service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, from Orange County/Santa Ana, California, Beginning June 7, 2015, pending government approvals DALLAS, 2014-11-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today filed its application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Co. to host live webcast of its third quarter 2014 financial results on October 23, 2014

DALLAS, 2014-10-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its third quarter 2014 financial results.  Details are as follows: When: Thursday, October 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time Who: Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Tammy Romo,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica beginning March 7, 2015

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, 2014-9-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start flights between Dallas Love Field and both San Francisco and Oakland from Jan. 6, 2015

New Flights Begin Jan. 6, 2015, with Introductory Fares as low as $119 one-way DALLAS, 2014-8-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today added new flights for Customers’ travel through early March 2015, bringing two additional destinations to the carrier’s complement of Cities with new nonstop service to and from Dallas (Love Field). Flights between… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines plans to add 20 flights to 12 new nonstop destinations if the airline is able to acquire two additional gates at Dallas Love Field

Dallas, TX, 2014-03-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) plans to add 20 flights to 12 new nonstop destinations if the airline is able to acquire two additional gates at Dallas Love Field.  Southwest would add nonstop service to: Charlotte, N.C. Charleston, S.C. Detroit, Mich. Indianapolis, Ind. Memphis, Tenn. Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minn. Newark, N.J…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start 15 new nonstop domestic destinations from October and November 2014

Post Wright Amendment Offerings from Dallas Love Field Available Oct. 13, 2014 Dallas, TX, US, 2014-2-3 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the airline will offer new nonstop service to domestic destinations from Dallas Love Field following the repeal of flight restrictions imposed in 1979 limiting the reach of Dallas’ most convenient airport. Southwest will… Read the full press release

Southwest Airline to start service to Aruba, The Bahamas, and Jamaica from July 1, 2014

BOOK NOW! Service to Aruba, The Bahamas, and Jamaica Begins July 1 Integration of AirTran Airways into Southwest Airlines Enters Final Phase Dallas, TX, US, 2014-1-27 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today delivered Customers a trio of Caribbean beach destinations just in time for summer travel planning. The largest carrier of domestic passengers in the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launched inaugural flights to Memphis, Tenn., Pensacola, Fla. and Richmond, Va.

Brings Southwest’s Low Fares and Legendary Customer Service Dallas, TX, United States, 2013-11-5 — /travelprnews.com/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) launched new flights this weekend in three cities that join the carrier’s network through previously established service by wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways.  The new routes complete a plan to bring Southwest Airlines service to all domestic… Read the full press release