Southwest Airlines News Stories
June 18, 2013
US consumers are more satisfied with airlines in recent years but the industry still gets relatively low marks, mainly due to the onboard experience, according to a new customer poll.
June 14, 2013
Delta Air Lines said it expects improved profit in the second quarter as declining fuel prices boost margins.
June 11, 2013
A Southwest Airlines flight bound for Texas from Los Angeles with 143 passengers aboard was forced to land in Phoenix on Monday after a telephoned bomb threat and US fighter jets were diverted to monitor the situation, authorities said.
May 7, 2013
Southwest Airlines on Tuesday said unit revenue fell in April as it faced softer demand and disruptions caused by furloughs of US air traffic control staff.
April 25, 2013
Southwest Airlines reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday as higher fares boosted passenger revenue.
April 9, 2013
Consumer complaints against US airlines rose sharply in 2012, even as the carriers claimed a better record of on-time arrivals and luggage handling.
April 8, 2013
Virgin America did the best job of flying customers last year while United Airlines was the worst, though passengers experienced overall better performance, a study showed.
April 1, 2013
The US Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge to a federal government rule that requires airlines to advertise the full cost of tickets.
March 29, 2013
Airlines should charge obese passengers more, a Norwegian economist has suggested, arguing that "pay as you weigh" pricing would bring health, financial and environmental dividends.
March 12, 2013
Southwest Airlines, which is poised to expand service in the next few years, is considering buying used aircraft to help meet its needs, an executive said.
March 4, 2013
Major US airlines on Monday said demand for flights seemed to be holding up despite concerns that automatic US spending cuts and rising taxes would hurt travel.
January 24, 2013
Southwest Airlines reported lower quarterly profit on Thursday as it wrestled with higher costs for fuel, maintenance materials and salaries.
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