Southwest Airlines Scraps Plans To Put Some Unvaccinated Workers On Unpaid Leave In DecemberSouthwest Airlines is dropping plans to put unvaccinated employees who have applied for, but haven’t yet been approved or denied, a religious or medical exemption on unpaid leave starting in December.
Current, Former Southwest Airlines Workers Protest COVID-19 Vaccination Mandates At HQCurrent and former Southwest Airlines workers gathered to protest recent COVID-19 vaccination mandates on Monday, Oct. 18.
'We're Sorry' Southwest Airlines Apologizes, Offers Explanation For Stranding ThousandsSouthwest Airlines apologized on Thursday for stranding tens of thousands of passengers starting last week and said it was working to make sure it doesn't happen again.
'Federal Action Supersedes Any State Mandate' Southwest Airlines To Continue Employee Vaccine MandateDallas-based Southwest Airlines say it will comply with federal COVID vaccine mandates regardless of the executive order issued by Governor Greg Abbott blocking such actions.
Southwest Apologizes For Cancelled Flights, Denies Rumors Of Pilot ProtestThe airline cancelled more flights on Sunday and Monday than any other airline in the world, leading to speculation about the cause.
Southwest Airlines Disruptions Continue Monday, After Thousands Of Weekend Flight CancelationsFrustration is running high at Dallas Love Field and across the country as some 365 Southwest Airlines flights have already been canceled Monday.
Southwest Airlines Requiring Employees To Get Vaccinated Against COVID-19“Southwest Airlines must join our industry peers in complying with the federal government's COVID-19 vaccination directive,” said Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO.
Southwest Airlines President Tom Nealon Retires SuddenlySouthwest Airlines President Tom Nealon, who was once seen as a leading candidate for CEO but was passed over this year, has retired.
Southwest Airlines Sued By Pilots' Union Over COVID-19-Related ChangesThe union says any changes that affect pay or working conditions must be negotiated, but that Southwest has made unilateral changes even while the two sides are at the bargaining table.
Southwest Airlines Warns Delta Variant May Negatively Impact 3rd Quarter ProfitsAfter posting profits in the second quarter, officials with Dallas-based Southwest Airlines now say the highly contagious COVID-19 delta variant has darkened the outlook for the airlines.
Southwest Airlines Sees Milestone After Posting June ProfitDallas-based Southwest Airlines turned a profit in June without assistance from the government, which the company is calling a milestone in its recovery from the pandemic.
Southwest, American Delays Hint At Hard Summer For TravelersPeople have been posting photos of long airport lines and describing painful flights as the summer shapes up to be a tough one for air travelers.
'Minor Injuries' For 4 When Southwest Airlines Flight Hits 'Moderate Turbulence'Three Southwest Airlines flight attendants and one passenger were injured after a jet ran into turbulence Friday afternoon near Salt Lake City, Utah.
Southwest Airlines Plans To Raise Minimum Pay To $15 An HourSouthwest Airlines plans to raise minimum pay to $15 an hour for about 7,000 employees
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly To Step Down In 2022Southwest Airlines announced that longtime CEO Gary Kelly is stepping down in February and will be succeeded by another veteran at the Dallas-based carrier.