Virgin America has announced plans to expand its presence in Dallas-Fort Worth by securing two gates at Dallas’ Love Field Airport.
Southwest Airlines is adding additional international fares to new destinations in Mexico, starting mid August.
De-icing delayed departures at DFW International Airport. But at least those flights got out.
Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. said Thursday that passengers flew 7.41 billion miles last month, up 2.2 percent from January 2013. Most of the increase was due to longer trips.
With the restrictive Wright Amendment expiring this fall, Southwest Airlines plans to start nonstop flights between Dallas and New York and 14 other cities.
It was a different kind of drum roll that welcomed what Southwest Airlines called a “historic day and terrific milestone.”
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.
Though North Texas won’t see crippling ice and snow, the latest winter blast is still causing problems in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.
Southwest Airlines is making more money thanks to a lower fuel bill and higher average fares. The company said Thursday that 4Q net income was up $134 million from a year earlier.
Southwest Airlines and Dish Network said that they will extend free in-flight, live-TV service through the end of this year for passengers who watch on their own devices.
In addition to the pilot and co-pilot, Southwest Airlines says a dispatcher was the third person inside the cockpit when they landed at the wrong airport in Branson, Missouri.
It’s an unscheduled arrival that may land a Southwest Airlines pilot and co-pilot in trouble. The 737 jet sat on the runway last night after the flight crew went to the wrong airport in Branson, Missouri.