Gary Kelly

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.


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.


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.


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

Southwest Airlines To Revamp Loyalty Program

Southwest Airlines is revamping its loyalty program with changes designed to nudge customers into higher-priced tickets.


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 Leaders Discuss Plans

Southwest Airlines is poised to make a big acquisition, plans to add new planes and may soon fly outside the U.S.


David Johnson CEO Spotlight

Gary Kelly, Chairman, President and CEO, Southwest Airlines Inc. (NYSE:LUV)  talks about the economy, the return of the corporate traveler and plans for AirTran.


David Johnson CEO Spotlight

Gary C Kelly, Chairman, President and CEO, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) discusses LUV’s proposed acquisition of Orlando-based, AirTran Airlines (NYSE:AAI).