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Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly speaks to reporters during a press conference about the company's plan to merger with AirTran Airways at Southwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters September 27, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines To Fly International

Big changes are coming this summer to Southwest Airlines. Starting on July 1, the Dallas based carrier will be going international for the first time with flights to Aruba, The Bahamas and Jamaica.

01/27/2014

A plane takes off from Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Airline Merger Could Help Southwest Expand In D.C.

The CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. assumes that American and US Airways will eventually merge, and he wants some of their takeoff and landing rights at Reagan National Airport outside Washington.

10/24/2013

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Southwest Airlines CEO Made $4 Million In 2012

The CEO of Southwest Airlines received $4 million in compensation for 2012, up 15 percent from the prior year, largely because of bigger stock awards.

04/05/2013

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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

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

Southwest Airlines Delays Jet Deliveries

Southwest Airlines is pushing back delivery of 30 Boeing jets, from 2013 and 2014 to 2017 and 2018, to save money and get a better return on its investment.

05/17/2012

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Southwest Airlines Gets International Flight Help

Southwest Airlines said Thursday that it will use a travel-reservations system from Amadeus IT Group to operate international flights in 2014.

04/20/2012

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

Other Airlines Follow Southwest To Higher Fares

Southwest Airlines Co. says it’s raising ticket prices to offset the high cost of jet fuel. And several other big airlines are following Southwest’s lead.

03/26/2012

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly speaks to reporters during a press conference about the company's plan to merger with AirTran Airways at Southwest Airlines Corporate Headquarters September 27, 2010 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Southwest Airlines Posts $161 Million Profit In Q2

Southwest Airlines boosted its profit with higher fares and more traffic, but fuel costs soared a stunning 64 percent higher than a year ago.

08/04/2011

A plane takes off from Dallas Love Field in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Rick Gershon/Getty Images)

Drop In Oil Prices Brings Relief To Southwest Airlines

The CEO of Southwest Airlines expects his airline to catch a break from the recent drop in oil prices.

05/18/2011

Southwest Airlines customers check in for flights. (credit: Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Southwest Manages To Make A 1Q Profit

By the thinnest of margins, Southwest Airlines Co. made money in the first quarter despite higher fuel prices.

04/21/2011

Gary Kelly

Southwest CEO 2010 Compensation More Than Doubled

Southwest Airlines Co. more than doubled the compensation for its CEO last year, to nearly $3.4 million, thanks mainly to a stock award worth $1.8 million.

CBSDFW.COM–04/15/2011

A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 passanger jet lands as an Alaska Air Boeing 737 jet prepares to take off. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Airline Executives Still Support Boeing

The CEOs of Southwest Airlines and American Airlines are giving a vote of confidence to Boeing.

04/08/2011

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