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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS MARCH TRAFFIC

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DALLAS, TEXAS – April 8, 2014 – Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 9.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in March 2014, a 1.6 percent increase from the 9.4 billion RPMs flown in March 2013.  Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 0.8 percent to 11.6 billion from the March 2013 level of 11.5 billion.  The March 2014 load factor... read more

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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES BRINGING NEW SERVICE TO MEXICO!

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CARRIER TO BEGIN FLIGHTS TO CANCUN AND SAN JOSE DEL CABO/LOS CABOS ON AUG. 10, 2014, WITH LOW INTRO. FARES DALLAS—Mar. 3, 2014—Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the next phase of its international service by offering Customers new Southwest Airlines flights to both the Pacific and Caribbean coasts of Mexico, as well as other new domestic and international... read more

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Southwest Opposition to Arizona Legislation

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You may have seen coverage in the news this week regarding Arizona’s Senate Bill 1062, which would allow business owners to refuse service for religious reasons.  The bill, which cleared the Arizona legislature last week, is now on the desk of Governor Jan Brewer, who can veto or accept it.  Many companies, including Southwest, American Airlines, Apple, and AT&T are... read more

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BIG NEWS FOR BIG D! SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP DESTINATIONS

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Post Wright Amendment Offerings from Dallas Love Field Available Oct. 13, 2014 DALLAS—Feb. 3, 2014—Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the airline will offer new nonstop service to domestic destinations from Dallas Love Field following the repeal of flight restrictions imposed in 1979 limiting the reach of Dallas’ most convenient airport. Southwest will begin... read more

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KC TO DC! SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES NEW NONSTOP SERVICE BETWEEN KANSAS CITY INTERNATIONAL AND WASHINGTON REAGAN NATIONAL AIRPORT

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Dallas—Jan. 28, 2014—Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced new service between Kansas City International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport beginning Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014. The U.S. Department of Transportation granted Southwest Airlines authority to serve the new route in response to Southwest’s petition, which was actively supported by... read more

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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES ANNOUNCES FIRST INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS

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BOOK NOW! Service to Aruba, The Bahamas, and Jamaica Begins July 1; Integration of AirTran Airways into Southwest Airlines Enters Final Phase DALLAS—Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today delivered Customers a trio of Caribbean beach destinations just in time for summer travel planning. The largest carrier of domestic passengers in the U.S. began selling seats on the... read more

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SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS RECORD FOURTH QUARTER AND FULL YEAR PROFIT; 41ST CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF PROFITABILITY

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DALLAS, TEXAS - January 23, 2014 - Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) (the “Company”) today reported its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results: Record fourth quarter net income, excluding special items*, of $236 million, or $.33 per diluted share, compared to fourth quarter 2012 net income, excluding special items, of $65 million, or $.09 per diluted share.  This... read more

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Statement Regarding Flight 4013 – Updated Tue., Jan. 14, 11:00 AM CST

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The aircraft that landed at (PLK) Taney County airport in Branson, Missouri, departed at approximately 3:00 PM CST Monday afternoon, after a thorough inspection by Southwest.  The aircraft returned to regular service early Tuesday morning. We continue to support the NTSB in their investigation to uncover the circumstances which led the crew flight 4013 from Chicago Midway to... read more

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Statement Regarding Flight 4013 – Updated Mon., Jan. 13, 3:00 PM CST

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The aircraft that landed at (PLK) Taney County airport in Branson, Missouri, departed at approximately 3:00 PM CST, after a thorough inspection by Southwest.  The aircraft is scheduled to resume regular service later today. We continue to support the NTSB in their investigation to uncover the circumstances which led the crew flight 4013 from Chicago Midway to land at the... read more

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Statement Regarding Flight 4013 – Updated Mon., Jan. 13, 9 AM CST

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We expect the aircraft that landed at (PLK) Taney County airport in Branson, Missouri, to depart the airport today. We continue to look into the circumstances which led the Pilot in command of flight 4013 from Chicago Midway to land at the airport, several miles from the Branson Airport we serve. We are cooperating with authorities in this investigation. We want to thank first... read more

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