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Southwest Airlines Tops Q1 Forecasts

Southwest Airlines on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $453 million, a profit of 66 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations.

04/23/2015

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Southwest Airlines, Flight Crew Named In Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A widow who says flight crew left her husband in an airplane bathroom to die is now suing Southwest Airlines and the flight crew.

04/20/2015

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Southwest Airlines CEO Gets Generous Pay Raise

Southwest Airlines Co. earned a record profit last year and the CEO benefited with a 24 percent increase in compensation, to $5 million.

04/06/2015

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Southwest Airlines Reports Traffic Gains

Southwest Airlines reported that traffic increased by 6 percent in February. Passengers flew more, flights were more crowded, and a key revenue figure went up last month.

03/12/2015

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Southwest Wins Approval For Flights From Houston To Mexico

Dallas-based Southwest plans to operate the flights beginning in October from a new international terminal being built at Houston’s Hobby Airport.

03/11/2015

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Southwest Airlines Testing “Secret Weapon” In Forecasting

Southwest Airlines, UPS and the National Weather Service are testing new technology that could lead to more accurate forecasts.

03/09/2015

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Southwest Can Use Jets That Missed Inspection

Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days.

02/25/2015

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Southwest Airlines Grounds 128 Planes, Cancels Flights

Southwest Airlines Inc. says it has grounded 128 planes after failing to inspect backup hydraulic systems used to control the rudder if the main system fails.

02/24/2015

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Airlines Cancel Flights Amid Winter Storms

Hundreds of flights have been canceled over the long Presidents Day weekend, as a winter storm rolled through parts of the Midwest and Northeast on Sunday and Monday.

02/16/2015

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Southwest Airlines Adds 10 New Direct Destinations From Dallas

Southwest adds nonstop flights to ten new destinations starting in April. Fare sale through the weekend.

02/12/2015

CHICAGO, IL - FEBRUARY 01: Pedestrian and motorists navigate a snow-covered street on February 1, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. Fifteen inches or more of snow is expected to fall on the city before Monday morning. The snow has caused power outages and forced about 2,000 flight cancelations at the city's airports. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

American, US Airways, Commuters Cancel Hundreds Of Flights

American Airlines, US Airways and their regional carriers have canceled almost 1,800 flights due to winter storms in the Midwest and Northeast.

02/02/2015

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Southwest Adds 2 Gates At Dallas Love Field, More Nonstops

Southwest Airlines Co. has reached a deal to gain more gates at Love Field and expand nonstop service.

02/01/2015

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