| Apr 25, 2013
| 12:52 PM
Higher airfares and lower fuel prices combined to give Southwest Airlines $59 million in first-quarter net profits, or 8 cents a share, beating Wall Street's predictions.
The Dallas-based airline's earnings fell 40 percent from $98 million, or 13...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 7:44 AM
If you have to change your plans after booking a flight, get ready to pay higher fees.
US Airways and United Airlines raised the fee charged to domestic passengers who want to rebook a nonrefundable ticket: It's now $200, up from $150. (The fee could be...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:01 AM
Southwest Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights between Baltimore and Dallas in October, the airline said Monday.
Southwest is based in Dallas, and is the largest carrier at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport.
A federal law, the Wright amendment, has...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
With the coming expiration of a federal law that restricts airline traffic out of Texas' Love Field, Southwest Airlines has announced a slew of nonstop flights from that airport, including a flight to Los Angeles International Airport.
| Jan 27, 2014
| 9:58 AM
The nation's biggest domestic carrier is going international.
Southwest Airlines announced Monday plans to leave U.S. airspace in July with flights to three Caribbean beach cities in time for the summer travel season.
The move by the Dallas-based...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 3:04 PM
Southwest Airlines and JetBlue Airlines will soon increase service to and from Washington's Reagan National Airport, thanks to the results of an antitrust lawsuit.
To settle an antitrust suit and allow the merger of American Airlines and US Airways, the...
| Jun 3, 2011
| 7:57 PM
Now that Southwest Airlines has completed its $1 billion purchase of AirTran Holdings, executives have launched the longer-term process of merging the two brands, retraining employees, rolling out larger aircraft, giving makeovers to AirTran planes and...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 11:56 AM
Southwest Airlines announced today that it will make its first foray into the mega-sized Atlanta market in 2012, when it will begin offering 15 nonstop daily departures from Georgia to five cities, including Baltimore.
The BWI-ATL flights will begin in...
| Apr 8, 2011
A week after a hole ripped open in the fuselage of one of his planes, Southwest Airlines Chief Executive Gary C. Kelly said Friday that all but two inspected planes will be back in the air by Saturday. During a......
| Jun 13, 2011
President Obama is meeting with his Council on Jobs and Competitiveness in North Carolina today. The panel is stacked with heavy-hitter CEO's like General Electric Co. CEO Jeffry Immelt, Florida-based NextEra Energy CEO Lew Hay, Southwest Airlines CEO...
| Feb 11, 2011
Local officials rolled out the sweet talk Thursday for executives of Southwest Airlines, pledging help as the Dallas airline acquires Orlando-based AirTran Airways. From extolling the virtues of local public-private partnerships to highlighting the city...