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Southwest Airlines Begins International Service To Three Countries

Southwest Airlines Begins International Service To Three Countries

| July 1, 2014 | 1 Comment

The Employees of Southwest Airlines today launched an international future for America’s largest domestic airline* by inaugurating service to three Caribbean destinations from three of its US gateway cities. …

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Southwest Airlines co-founder Rollin King dies at 83

Southwest Airlines co-founder Rollin King dies at 83

| June 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Businessman Rollin King, who brought the idea of Southwest Airlines Co. to his attorney, Herb Kelleher, in 1967, died Thursday in Dallas at age 83. …

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DOT Slaps Southwest Airlines with $300,000 Fine for Bogus Air Fares

DOT Slaps Southwest Airlines with $300,000 Fine for Bogus Air Fares

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Department of Transportation today fined Southwest Airlines $200,000 for violating the Department’s full-fare advertising rules and ordered the carrier to cease and desist from further violations. …

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Jetway Collapses at Sea-Tac Airport as Passengers Exit Southwest Flight

Jetway Collapses at Sea-Tac Airport as Passengers Exit Southwest Flight

| May 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

A jet bridge dropped several feet Tuesday as passengers were exiting a Southwest Airlines flight at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, but no one was injured, officials said. …

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Southwest Airlines Announces 15 New Non-Stop Destinations from Dallas Love Field

Southwest Airlines Announces 15 New Non-Stop Destinations from Dallas Love Field

| February 3, 2014 | 4 Comments

Southwest Airlines 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. …

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Southwest Wins Bid for 27 More Flights at Reagan National Airport

Southwest Wins Bid for 27 More Flights at Reagan National Airport

| January 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Southwest Airlines today confirmed it has been notified of its winning bid in an auction for 54 slots–allowing 27 additional daily flights–that will bring more competition to Reagan National Airport, three miles from downtown Washington, D.C. Details of the carrier’s bid to acquire divested slots remain confidential under terms of the deal and are subject […]

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Southwest Airlines Announces First International Destinations

Southwest Airlines Announces First International Destinations

| January 27, 2014 | 2 Comments

Southwest Airlines today delivered Customers a trio of Caribbean beach destinations just in time for summer travel planning. The largest carrier of domestic passengers in the U.S. began selling seats on the first-ever scheduled international flights flown by Southwest Airlines. …

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First Flight from Abu Dhabi Pre-Clearance Facility Marks Sad Day for U.S. Airline Industry [Opinion]

First Flight from Abu Dhabi Pre-Clearance Facility Marks Sad Day for U.S. Airline Industry [Opinion]

| January 25, 2014 | 10 Comments

Today marks a sad day for the U.S. airline industry, as the Southwest Airlines Pilots’ Association (SWAPA) learned that the first flight from Abu Dhabi to the United States was operated utilizing the Customs and Border Patrol’s Pre-Clearance facility located at the Abu Dhabi airport. …

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Southwest Airline Pilots Did not Realize They Were at Wrong Airport Until they Landed – NTSB Report

Southwest Airline Pilots Did not Realize They Were at Wrong Airport Until they Landed – NTSB Report

| January 18, 2014 | 4 Comments

As part of its ongoing investigation into an incident involving a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 that landed at the wrong airport on January 13 in Missouri, the National Transportation Safety Board today released a brief investigative update. …

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Southwest Issues Statement Regarding Flight 4013 That Landed at Wrong Airport

Southwest Issues Statement Regarding Flight 4013 That Landed at Wrong Airport

| January 13, 2014 | 3 Comments

‘We expect the aircraft that landed at (PLK) Taney County airport in Branson, Missouri, to depart the airport today. …

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