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2014-01-02 08:20:05

SEATTLE, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Partners Boeing (APB) today announced that Southwest Airlines has ordered Split Scimitar Winglets for its Boeing Next-Generation 737-800 aircraft. APB's newest program is the culmination of a five-year design effort using the latest computational fluid dynamic technology to redefine the aerodynamics of the Blended Winglet into an all-new Split Scimitar Winglet. The unique feature of the Split Scimitar Winglet is that it uses the existing...

2013-12-20 12:20:29

ITASCA, Ill., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gogo (NASDAQ: GOGO), the world leader of in-flight connectivity and a pioneer in wireless in-flight digital entertainment solutions, and The Weather Channel have partnered to offer passengers free access to Weather.com and Weather Underground on any Gogo equipped aircraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110715/CG34837LOGO) The partnership between Gogo and The Weather Channel will allow passengers to access up to date weather...

2013-12-20 08:24:13

Top Corporate Executives from Zappos, Walmart, Rolls-Royce, Southwest Airlines, Cleveland Clinic, Fed Ex, Xerox, USAA and Build-A-Bear, among Others to Serve as Speakers NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conference Board, a global, independent business membership and research association, will again assemble many of the top minds in customer marketing for its annual "Customer Experience Conference ," which will take place March 27-28, 2014, at the Ritz-Carlton in New York City....

2013-12-18 16:20:58

New Feature Allows Multiple Customers to Contribute to One southwestgiftcard® For Family & Friends DALLAS, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines is making holiday shopping easier today with the launch of a new southwestgiftcard buying option. Only available through Southwest Airlines' Facebook Fan Page, people may now invite others to contribute to one southwestgiftcard for friends and family. The group gifting option can be found on Facebook.com/Southwest under...

2013-12-16 12:20:52

Fares as Low as $89 Each-Way Introduce New Routes on East and West Coasts DALLAS, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is helping travelers get ready for summer vacation by extending its schedule through June 2014. Customers will find many new travel options for their favorite destinations, including New York; San Diego; Portland, Ore.; and Atlanta for as low as $89 each-way for travel every day except Fridays and Sundays between June 8 and 30, 2014! (Alternate travel...

2013-12-12 12:20:36

Southwest Airlines teams up with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to provide a missing link in weather forecasting data DALLAS, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) recently completed installation of Water Vapor Sensing Systems (WVSS-II) on 87 Boeing 737 aircraft. The water vapor initiative, a result of a partnership between Aeronautical Radio Incorporated (ARINC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and SpectraSensors, has...

2013-12-11 20:20:20

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Controladora Vuela Compania de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V. ("Volaris") (NYSE: VLRS and BMV: VOLAR), an ultra-low-cost airline based in Mexico, today reported its preliminary traffic results for November 2013. The total number of booked passengers in November 2013 reached 727 thousand, a 19.1% increase compared to the same period in 2012, and a 21.5% increase year-to-date 2013. Volaris' demand, measured in Revenue Passenger Miles (RPMs)...

2013-12-10 20:20:16

MEXICO CITY, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Volaris, the airline with the best airfares and deals in the country, announces the launching of a new international route that will connect the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco with Ontario, California. Operations will begin on April 2014. In this way Volaris increases its offer to the United States of America to 13 cities. At the same time, Ontario is Volaris' seventh destination in California, in addition to: Los Angeles, Oakland/San...

2013-12-09 20:20:23

DALLAS, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gary C. Kelly, Chairman, President & CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) makes a return visit to the Yale Club in midtown Manhattan for a moderated discussion and q-and-a at the Wings Club December Luncheon. Southwest Airlines Co. will webcast live audio of the discussion available through a link to the on the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest Airlines website. Details of the audio webcast follow: Date:...

2013-12-09 08:21:35

DALLAS, Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 8.1 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in November 2013, a 1.0 percent decrease from the 8.1 billion RPMs flown in November 2012. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.8 percent to 10.3 billion from the November 2012 level of 10.2 billion. The November 2013 load factor was 78.6 percent, compared to 80.0 percent in November 2012. For November 2013, passenger revenue...