Southwest Airlines 2021 Layoffs, Furloughs On Hold After President Signs Relief BillDallas-based Southwest Airlines says the new stimulus bill is helping the company to avoid employee pay cuts and furloughs.
American, Southwest Airlines And Employee Unions Praise Coronavirus Relief Aid BillThey're urging both the House and Senate to pass it quickly so President Trump can sign it.
Southwest Airlines Warns Of Possible Furloughs For Nearly 7,000 EmployeesSouthwest is operating far fewer flights, and it asked unions in October for help with “overstaffing costs” that it estimates will amount to more than $1 billion in 2021.
Fort Worth-Based American Is 1st U.S. Airline To Put Newly Cleared 737 Max Jets Back On ScheduleThey were grounded after two separate crashes that killed nearly 350 people, now the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is putting Boeing’s 737 Max jets in the air again.
Southwest Airlines Says Air Travel Recovery Could Be Fading As Coronavirus Cases RiseSouthwest Airlines cautioned Thursday that the tenuous recovery in air travel could be fading as coronavirus cases spike across the United States.
American Airlines, Southwest Combine For $3.5 Billion Loss In 3rd QuarterAmerican Airlines on Thursday reported a loss of $2.4 billion and Southwest Airlines lost $1.16 billion in the third quarter, typically a very strong period of air travel that includes most of the summer vacation season.
Middle Seats An Option Again On Southwest Airlines Starting Dec. 1Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is ending its coronavirus pandemic-era policy of underselling flights and will put passengers back in middle seats starting Dec. 1.
Southwest Airlines Adding Service At Houston Intercontinental And Chicago O'HareSouthwest Airlines is expanding its footprint in Houston and Chicago.
CEO Says Southwest Needs Union Pay Cuts To Avoid FurloughsSouthwest Airlines will cut pay for nonunion workers in January and says union workers must also accept less pay or face furloughs next year as the pandemic continues to hammer the airline business.
With Stimulus Ending Fort Worth-Based American Among U.S. Airlines Bracing For LayoffsIn just a few days, some 40,000 airline workers could see their jobs evaporate as the industry continues to be decimated by the coronavirus pandemic.
As North Texas Firefighters Return Home, More Head Out To Fight California WildfiresSixty-four DFW-area firefighters boarded a plane Tuesday morning bound for California, unsure of exactly what they’ll find when they arrive.
More Help On The Way From North Texas To Fight California WildfiresNearly 170 firefighters from across the state are flying out to California Tuesday morning.
Southwest Airlines Provides Free Charter Flights For Texas Firefighters Combating California WildfiresSouthwest Airlines is providing free flights for North Texas firefighters headed west to combat the 25 California wildfires that have already burned 3 million acres.
Southwest Airlines Removes Boy With Autism And Family From Flight Over Face MaskSouthwest Airlines removed a passenger and her 3-year-old son from a Texas flight Monday after the boy, who has autism, refused to wear a face mask and became upset.
Texas Lawmaker Among GOP Senators Supporting Giving More Money For Airlines To Pay WorkersA group of 16 Republican senators, including at least one from Texas, has endorsed giving more money to airlines to avoid layoffs right before the November election.