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Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early March 2016

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What's better than getting a cold treat on a hot summer day? It's time to plan winter travel with fares as low as $49 one-way for new, nonstop service!Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is giving Customers a first look at its early 2016 flight schedule by extending it from Jan. 6 through Mar. 8, 2016, and is offering special pricing for new nonstop service connecting these... read more

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Southwest’s Heart Beats for Love

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Today, history was made when the Supreme Court ruled in favor of marriage equality.  Southwest's heart beats for love, and we're proud of our 40+ year history of making air travel affordable for our Customers and creating memories for flyers who come from all walks of life. We've always supported our commitment to Employee diversity by hiring individuals and empowering... read more

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Southwest Airlines Celebrates LGBT Pride Month

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Southwest Airlines and Accenture co-host an LGBT Pride Month event featuring retired NBA player and LGBT Advocate Jason Collins who will share his personal journey as the first openly gay player in the NBASouthwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) shows its continued commitment to the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender) community through its celebration of LGBT Pride Month in... read more

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Statement by Southwest Airlines regarding Dallas Love Field gate usage

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Southwest supports the City's efforts to manage Love Field in accordance with its obligations under airline leases and the Wright Amendment Reform Act. Southwest disagrees with guidance provided by the U.S. Department of Transportation regarding the use of Love Field gates by non-tenant airlines like Delta. That guidance not only violates Southwest's legal and contractual... read more

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Southwest Airlines Crosses 100 Flight Milestone In Latin America And The Caribbean

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Carrier crosses operational milestone with previously announced new, daily service between Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and Orange County, Calif., and a weekly route linking San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, and Baltimore/WashingtonThis release contains: 3 Related DocumentsSouthwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) for the first time will operate a summer Saturday schedule of 104... read more

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Southwest Airlines Reports May Traffic

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Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.2 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in May 2015, an 8.5 percent increase from the 9.4 billion RPMs flown in May 2014.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 7.6 percent to 12.1 billion in May 2015, compared with the May 2014 level of 11.2 billion.  The May 2015 load factor was a record... read more

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Southwest Meteorologists Ratify First Contract

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that its Meteorologists, represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU 550), have approved their first-ever collective bargaining agreement following certification by the National Mediation Board late last year. The Company praised the efforts of the negotiating teams at a signing ceremony on Monday (June 1) and said that the... read more

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Southwest Flight Dispatchers Ratify New Agreement

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This release contains: 1 Related DocumentSouthwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that its Flight Dispatchers, represented by the Transport Workers Union (TWU 550), have voted in favor of a new four-year contract. The agreement was ratified by 95 percent of Southwest's Dispatchers and replaces the group's previous contract well ahead of the November (2015) amendable... read more

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

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With fares this low, pack your bags and go!Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel.  Customers can take advantage of low fares starting at $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select destinations today through Thursday, June 4, 2015, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city.  Fares... read more

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Southwest Airlines Welcomes Jason Van Eaton Onboard As Managing Director Of Governmental Affairs

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Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today announced Jason Van Eaton has joined the Company as its new Managing Director of Governmental Affairs.  In the newly created position, Van Eaton will lead the Governmental Affairs Team, which is devoted to building and fostering relationships and advocating for Southwest in local communities, at the state level, and in Washington,... read more

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