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Southwest Airlines Begins Puerto Rico Flights

Southwest Airlines is expanding beyond the continental 48 states with new flights to Puerto Rico, as it converts AirTran Airways routes. The flights launched on Sunday.

04/16/2013

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Southwest & AirTran Unite Reservation Networks

Southwest Airlines and AirTran are now selling itineraries for flights on both airlines in a single purchase.

03/19/2013

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Revenue Measure Up For Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines says a key revenue measure rose 2 percent in February despite a dip in traffic.

03/08/2013

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Southwest & AirTran Combine Booking Networks

Southwest Airlines and its subsidiary AirTran Airways have combined more booking systems to make it easier to purchase flights on both.

02/19/2013

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Southwest Airlines To Charge No-Show Customers

Southwest Airlines doesn’t charge customers to change their flight plans after buying a ticket. But soon they’ll pay a fee for not canceling a ticket before the flight.

12/14/2012

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Southwest Airlines Merging AirTran Call Centers

Southwest Airlines will consolidate three AirTran Airways reservations call centers into a single facility in Atlanta. The carrier will offer employees other jobs.

11/29/2012

Southwest Airlines takes delivery of its first Boeing 737-800 at Dallas Love Field on March 19, 2012. (credit: Southwest Airlines)

October Traffic Falls 2.4 Percent On Southwest

Southwest Airlines Co. says traffic fell in October but a key revenue measure still rose, indicating higher fares and many full planes.

11/08/2012

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Southwest Airlines To Start Puerto Rico Flights

Southwest Airlines will fly beyond the lower 48 states in April, when it begins service to Puerto Rico. The routes are currently flown by AirTran Airways, which Southwest Airlines purchased.

11/02/2012

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Traffic Dips For Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines says a key revenue measure rose just two percent in July, in another sign that it’s becoming harder for airlines to raise fares amid a weak economy.

08/08/2012

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Southwest Airlines To Fix Planes For Delta

Southwest Airlines expects to pay $100 million to refurbish 88 planes that it will lease to Delta Air Lines. That’s twice as much the airline expected to spend if it had kept the planes.

07/20/2012

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Delta & Southwest Finalize Plane Lease Deal

Delta has finalized an agreement to add 88 Boeing 717s to its fleet by leasing planes from Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based airline inherited the planes when it bought AirTran last year.

07/09/2012

The tail sections of Southwest Airlines planes. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Southwest & AirTran Mechanics Vote To Combine

Mechanics for Southwest Airlines and its AirTran Airways subsidiary have approved a deal for combining the two groups’ seniority lists.

06/22/2012

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