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Southwest Airlines Reports Record Third Quarter Profit

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Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its third quarter 2014 results:  Record third quarter net income, excluding special items1, of $382 million, or $.55 per diluted share, compared to third quarter 2013 net income, excluding special items, of $241 million, or $.34 per diluted share. This represented a 61.8 percent increase from third quarter... read more

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Southwest Airlines And International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers Reach Tentative Agreement

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing the carrier's approximately 6,000 Customer Service Agents and Customer Support and Services Representatives, announced today that the two parties have reached a tentative agreement.  The tentative agreement is for a new four year contract and requires... read more

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Southwest Airlines And The Hispanic Association Of Colleges And Universities Announce College Student Recipients Of Annual Travel Award Program

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 90 students with complimentary roundtrip airfare as part of the Lanzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The Lanzate! program is geared toward Hispanic college students with economic need who attend school far away from home.  Hispanic college... read more

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Southwest Airlines® Offers Fares Starting As Low As $49 One-Way To Select Markets Nationwide!

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Our Winter Travel Sale is Here for the Holidays! Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for winter travel.  Customers can take advantage of fares as low as $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select markets today, October 14 through Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating... read more

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Southwest Airlines Celebrates Love Field’s Freedom To Fly

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Company Introduces New Nonstop Service from its home airport; Celebrates throughout Dallas by giving away 1,000 Free FlightsThis release contains: 1 Related Document, 27 Photos, 1 VideoSouthwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is giving away 1,000 free flights to celebrate its new-found freedom from its home airport, Dallas Love Field. The carrier is celebrating the repeal of the... read more

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How About Spring Break 2015 In Costa Rica? Southwest Airlines Can Get You There!

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New Travel Options Now Available at southwest.com as Daily Service Between San Jose, Costa Rica, and Baltimore/Washington Begins March 7, 2015, Subject to Government Approval Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today published an initial flight schedule for new, daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport and Juan Santa Maria... read more

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Southwest Airlines Reports September Traffic

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Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 8.3 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in September 2014, a 5.1 percent increase from the 7.9 billion RPMs flown in September 2013.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.7 percent to 10.3 billion from the September 2013 level of 10.2 billion.  The September 2014 load factor was 80.5... read more

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Chicago Travel Advisory – Updated Monday, Sept. 29, 1:00 pm CDT

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Southwest Airlines anticipates operating a full schedule at Chicago-Midway International Airport (MDW) today, Monday, Sept. 29. Due to the Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) capabilities in managing this complex issue, we feel confident in producing a full schedule with minimal possible delays and cancellations. Southwest Airlines operated more than half its schedule from... read more

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