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2014-01-23 08:21:22

DALLAS, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results: -- Record fourth quarter net income, excluding special items*, of $236 million, or $.33 per diluted share, compared to fourth quarter 2012 net income, excluding special items, of $65 million, or $.09 per diluted share. This exceeded the First Call consensus estimate of $.29 per diluted share. --...

2013-09-30 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), voted in favor of a new agreement with Southwest Airlines management that would cover the over 1,700 Flight Attendants who, to date, have not been integrated into the Southwest system. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110302/DC58223LOGO) "AirTran Flight Attendants' immense contributions have played a key role in the...

2013-07-25 08:21:27

Net income of $224 million DALLAS, July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its second quarter 2013 results. Second quarter 2013 net income was $224 million, or $.31 per diluted share, which included $50 million (net) of unfavorable special items. This compared to net income of $228 million, or $.30 per diluted share, in second quarter 2012, which included $45 million (net) of unfavorable special items. Excluding...

2013-04-25 08:21:28

Record first quarter operating revenues of $4.1 billion DALLAS, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its first quarter 2013 results. First quarter 2013 net income was $59 million, or $.08 per diluted share, which included $6 million (net) of favorable special items. This compared to net income of $98 million, or $.13 per diluted share, in first quarter 2012, which included $116 million (net) of favorable special items....

2013-03-18 12:20:26

Southwest and AirTran Finish Connecting Their Networks DALLAS, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has successfully completed the connection between the Southwest and AirTran networks. Customers are now able to purchase itineraries to the airlines' combined 97 destinations, including international, in one transaction. The newly connected itineraries are on sale now via all Southwest and AirTran sales channels for service starting on...

2012-10-09 11:21:22

DALLAS, Oct. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- AirTran Airways, a wholly owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), announced today a 72-hour travel super sale with one-way nonstop tickets starting as low as $45 to select destinations nationwide (see fare rules below). These low fares are available for purchase today through 11:59 p.m. PT, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. The fares are available for travel every day of the week Nov. 28 through Dec. 18, 2012 and Jan. 4 through Mar. 1, 2013 (Market...

2012-09-28 06:20:16

MONTREAL, Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Air Canada today announced the appointment of Klaus Goersch as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  In this role he will have responsibility for the safe, reliable and cost-effective operation of the airline. Mr. Goersch will have oversight for all key operating areas including flight operations, maintenance and engineering, airports, in-flight service, and systems operations control. "I am pleased to announce the...

2012-04-19 02:20:14

DALLAS, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its first quarter 2012 results. First quarter 2012 net income was $98 million, or $.13 per diluted share, which included $116 million (net) of favorable special items. This compared to net income of $5 million, or $.01 per diluted share, in first quarter 2011, which included unfavorable special items totaling $15 million (net). Excluding special items, first quarter 2012 net loss was...

2012-01-11 13:00:00

DALLAS, Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today plans to operate one new daily nonstop flight between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport beginning June 10, 2012. This will be in addition to the three daily flights operated by AirTran, Southwest's wholly-owned subsidiary. The carrier is pleased to add the long-haul route to its map--connecting two destinations popular for both leisure and business....

2011-10-20 06:25:00

DALLAS, Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its third quarter 2011 results. The Company reported a third quarter 2011 net loss of $140 million, or $.18 per share, which included $262 million (net) of unfavorable special items. This compared to net income of $205 million, or $.27 per diluted share, for third quarter 2010, which included favorable special items totaling $10 million (net). The Company's operating income was...