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2014-01-30 20:20:11

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The membership of the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA) congratulates Southwest Airlines on the remarkable achievement of a successful bid for 54 slot pairs at Ronald Reagan International Airport (DCA). Southwest today announced its winning auction bid at DCA, allowing 27 additional daily flights on weekdays. The additional slots will translate to an increase in Southwest's service at Reagan National from 17 daily...

2014-01-30 12:23:04

CARRIER AGREES TO PURCHASE SLOTS TO PROVIDE MORE THAN TWO DOZEN ADDITIONAL DAILY DEPARTURES AT WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT BEGINNING THIS YEAR DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) 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...

2014-01-30 12:21:37

DALLAS, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines' (NYSE: LUV) Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $.04 per share to Shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2014 on all shares then issued and outstanding. The 150(th) consecutive dividend will be paid on March 27, 2014. SOURCE Southwest Airlines

2014-01-27 20:20:31

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), an ultra-low-cost airline based in Mexico, announces the following schedule for its fourth quarter 2013 earnings release and webcast information: Earnings Release - 4Q13 Date: Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Time: After stock market close This release will be available on our website:...

2014-01-27 12:20:38

BOOK NOW! Service to Aruba, The Bahamas, and Jamaica Begins July 1; Integration of AirTran Airways into Southwest Airlines Enters Final Phase DALLAS, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 U.S. began selling seats on the first-ever scheduled international flights flown by Southwest Airlines. "Beginning July 1, 2014,...

2014-01-27 08:20:29

GREEN, Ohio, Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Travelers in Northeast Ohio continue to say yes to low fares and exceptional airline service from Akron-Canton Airport (CAK). A total of 1,723,956 passengers flew to and from Akron-Canton, making 2013 the second best year in the airport's history. 2012 was the busiest with more than 1.8 million Customers choosing the airport. "We are thrilled that so many Customers chose CAK in 2013," said Rick McQueen, President and CEO....

2014-01-24 20:20:15

DALLAS, Jan. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. Both the U.S. airlines and their associated labor groups opposed the investment of U.S. taxpayer money into a facility that will only benefit foreign...

2014-01-23 23:02:55

Southwest Airlines Co. and Lea+Elliott have made substantial commitments to WTS International, the association for the global advancement of women in transportation, to support the association’s Transportation YOU program for girls aged 13 – 18. Transportation YOU is managed by WTS chapters across the U.S. with various programs that include mentorships, technical tours, and hands-on activities to encourage girls to continue on an academic path focused on STEM. Washington, DC (PRWEB)...

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. --...

2014-01-22 08:22:00

LONGMONT, Colo., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- TechPubs Global is pleased to announce its newest client, WestJet. WestJet is one of five of the Top Ten North American airlines to select TechPubs' TechSuite solution for their comprehensive technical publications and compliance management requirements in the past eight months. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140122/MN50384) With this award, TechPubs Global's TechSuite solution has become the preferred airline...