July 18, 2019
Southwest Airlines has removed the Boeing 737 MAX from its flight schedules until early November over the uncertainty of re-certification of the aircraft.
June 13, 2019
Southwest Airlines has extended the removal of Boeing 737 MAX aircraft from its flight schedule, citing uncertainty of the timing of its return to service.
May 21, 2019
Mechanics at Southwest Airlines have voted to ratify a new agreement, ending a seven year negotiation process.
March 26, 2019
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 that was on its way to a California airfield for storage had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday due to an engine problem.
March 4, 2019
Southwest Airlines will launch its delayed Hawaii flights later this month, initially on the Oakland-Honolulu route.
February 27, 2019
Southwest Airlines has received FAA approval to fly to Hawaii, a process that was delayed because of the US government shutdown earlier this year.
December 6, 2018
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 rolled off the end of a runway at California’s Burbank Airport, coming to a halt in an overrun area.
November 15, 2018
Southwest Airlines has abandoned plans to start flying from Paine Field, north of Seattle, and said it had transferred its slots to Alaska Airlines.
July 24, 2018
The US National Transportation Safety Board will hold an investigative hearing in November on the failure of a CFM International engine on a Southwest Boeing 737 flight in April.
June 4, 2018
Southwest Airlines expects its operating revenue per available seat mile (RASM) to drop by about three percent in the second quarter on lower bookings after April’s fatal engine failure.