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Southwest Unveils Newest Addition iHeartRadio

DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced a new collaboration with iHeartRadio to bring iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio service to Customers as the exclusive music offering within the onboard entertainment portal on Southwest flights. Through the onboard entertainment portal integration with iHeartRadio, Customers can enjoy all their favorite…

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Southwest Flight Operations for Week of April 23, 2018

Last Tuesday, Southwest shared our plan to voluntarily accelerate inspections of CFM engine fan blades throughout our entire Boeing 737-700/-800 Fleet. We are on track to inspect all CFM engine fan blades on the -700s and -800s within 30 days of our proactive inspection program initiated on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. This week, we will…

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Delta Taking Southwest Planes

As previously thought before the buyout was complete we have always said at Airline Adviser the Boeing 717 will not work once merged Air Tran into Southwest. Last week a deal was set in ink to lease 88 Boeing 717 from Southwest. Delta Airlines plans to replace its aging DC-9 and MD-80 series aircraft. Delta…

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AirTran Airways Officially Launches Its First International Flight From Denver International Airport

Route Offers Customers a New Low Fare Option and U.S. Gateway for Customers Traveling to Mexico DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ — AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), announced today that the carrier is officially launching brand new international service between Denver International Airport and Cancun International Airport. The new route was announced in February,…

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Southwest Airlines Applies for Slots at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Monday filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for slots that would allow Southwest to offer the first-ever nonstop service between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport.  The application also includes Southwest’s proposal to provide one-stop, same-plane service between Washington National…

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Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways Announce Fall Flight Schedules

Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways Open Flight Schedules through Nov. 2, 2012; Southwest Launches Fare Sale Between Detroit and Las Vegas DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways announced today new nonstop routes as they extend their flight schedules for travel bookings out through Nov.…

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Southwest Airlines Introduces New Era of Customer Comfort and Sustainability with Evolution of Cabin Interior Design

DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ Southwest Airlines introduced a new sleek cabin experience to enhance Customer comfort, improve fleet efficiency, and give back to the environment.  Dubbed Evolve The New Southwest Interior, the cabin update utilizes durable and environmentally responsible products to reduce waste and create weight savings onboard the aircraft, while enhancing comfort for Customers.  Inspired by…

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Southwest Airlines Announces New Route Between Atlanta and Los Angeles

DALLAS, /PRNewswire/ — Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced Wednesday January 11, 2012, plans to operate one new daily nonstop flight between Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport beginning June 10, 2012. This will be in addition to the three daily flights operated by AirTran, Southwest’s wholly-owned subsidiary. The carrier is pleased to…

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Southwest Orders 150 Boeing 737 MAX Airplanes and 58 NG’s

Courtesy Boeing DALLAS, Dec. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Southwest Airlines today announced a firm order for 150 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes. Southwest is the first customer to finalize an order for the 737 MAX and becomes the launch customer for the new-engine variant. The Dallas-based carrier also ordered 58 Next-Generation 737s.…

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