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2014-09-17 16:20:52

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Southwest partners with the Latino community to show its passion for diversity and inclusion; to highlight those efforts, the Company proudly sponsors events throughout the year geared toward the Hispanic community. "Southwest is proud to support the Hispanic community and to celebrate its heritage," said Ellen Torbert,...

2014-09-17 12:20:38

Airline Kicks Off Festival Season with National Sweepstakes to Attend "Live In The Vineyard" and Concert Series Live at 35® DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines(TM) (NYSE: LUV) kicks off the next season of "Live In The Vineyard" by offering Customers nationwide the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a "Live In The Vineyard" all-access VIP package. The package features two roundtrip airline tickets to the Bay Area; two VIP passes to attend the festival in...

2014-09-16 12:32:44

The Mayor of the City of Los Angeles Eric Garcetti Throws Ceremonial Earth to Commence Terminal 1 Construction, with Anticipated Completion in 2018 DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) helped kick-off construction of the $508-million Terminal 1 Modernization Program at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) today with a groundbreaking ceremony featuring Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, City Councilman Mike Bonin, City Councilman Tom LaBonge, Los...

2014-09-16 12:21:27

Role will oversee the delivery of systems and technology to support Southwest's Legendary Customer Service DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee a Team of about 1,000 and lead overall product development efforts in support of the airline. Migis will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Sloan, and he will...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...

2014-09-09 08:21:29

DALLAS, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in August 2014, a 4.9 percent increase from the 9.2 billion RPMs flown in August 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) remained relatively flat compared to the August 2013 level of 11.3 billion. The August 2014 load factor was 85.5 percent, compared to 81.3 percent in August 2013. For August 2014, passenger revenue per ASM (PRASM) is...

2014-09-09 08:21:02

MEXICO CITY, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris* (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), the ultra-low-cost airline serving Mexico and the US, today reported its preliminary traffic results for August 2014. The total number of booked passengers in August 2014 reached 925 thousand, a 3.0% increase compared to the same period in 2013. Domestic and international booked passengers in August reached 747 and 178 thousand, a 1.0% decrease and 24.1% increase, respectively, compared to the same...

2014-09-08 12:20:45

Company Introduces New Aircraft Livery, Airport Experience, and Logo--Dedicating 'Heart' Livery to its Employees DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) introduced a modern new look to its iconic brand today at an event dedicated to its Employees. The airline proudly unveiled a new aircraft livery, named Heart, airport experience, and logo. The new look puts the airline's Heart on display, showcasing the strength of the nearly 46,000 Employees...

2014-09-05 16:20:58

DALLAS, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been invited to speak at the Morgan Stanley 2nd Annual Laguna Conference. Morgan Stanley will be webcasting the audio presentation live, and a link to the webcast will be made available via the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines website. Details of the audio webcast are as follows: Date: Monday, September 15, 2014 Time: 9:45 a.m. PDT Speaker: Tammy Romo,...

2014-09-04 08:21:19

The newest member of the Dreamliner family offers the airline more range and flexibility SEATTLE, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Airlines has become the first North American carrier to take delivery of the Boeing 787-9, a stretched version of the Dreamliner that will allow the airline to accommodate more customers and further capitalize on its worldwide route network. The aircraft is the first of 26 of the newest member of the Dreamliner family United has on order....


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