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Seat Has a Story: Hudson’s Big Day

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This release contains: 4 Photos, 1 VideoIt only takes a moment for a simple act of kindness to become something greater. Meet Hudson. Hudson is a happy and energetic 5-year-old little boy who loves spending time with his Poppa, my dad. Watching the airplanes land and take off at our local airport in Albuquerque (ABQ) is one of their favorite shared activities. On this... read more

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Seat Has a Story: Hudson’s Big Day

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Below is a story that was born out of a Facebook post from Customer Trisha Hughes. The initial post contained a simple thank you and a request to find the Southwest Pilot who was kind enough to brake and wave to her 5-year-old son, Hudson, from the flight deck of a Boeing 737. Using the time the picture was taken and pairing it with our schedule out of Albuquerque's Sunport,... read more

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Spring Into Action! Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early April 2016

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Carrier celebrates new nonstop service for Metro Washington, D.C., with fares as low as $69 one-way*Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is getting into spring fever by extending its flight schedule through April 11, 2016. To help Customers plan travel for spring break and beyond, the carrier is offering special pricing on new flights connecting: Atlanta and Washington, D.C.... read more

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Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic

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Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the "Company") today reported its July and year-to-date preliminary traffic statistics. The Company flew 11.5 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in July 2015, an 8.2 percent increase from the 10.6 billion RPMs flown in July 2014. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 7.0 percent to 13.1 billion in July 2015, compared with the... read more

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A Golden Celebration: Southwest Airlines Achieves 50 Daily Nonstop Destinations From Dallas Love Field!

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Carrier celebrates milestone of 180 daily departures to 50 nonstop destinations from Dallas Love FieldThe People of Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) today began operating the carrier's most robust schedule ever offered at Dallas Love Field, with 180 daily departures to 50 nonstop destinations across the United States. New flights now bring Customers nonstop service options... read more

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Southwest Airlines Board Of Directors Elects Ron Ricks As Vice Chairman; Additional Senior Leadership Changes Announced

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The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that Ron Ricks, 65, has been elected as Vice Chairman of the Board. Concurrently, Ricks announced that he is retiring from his position as Executive Vice President and Chief Legal and Regulatory Officer after serving as an Officer of Southwest Airlines for the past 29 years. "Ron has provided counsel to... read more

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Southwest Flight Attendants Reject Tentative Agreement

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced that its Flight Attendants have voted down a tentative agreement that would have ended two years of negotiations. Representatives for Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 556 say Flight Attendants rejected the deal by 87 percent of those casting ballots. Nearly 89 percent of eligible Flight Attendants voted. "This agreement ensured... read more

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Southwest Airlines Reports Record Quarterly Profit

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) (the "Company") today reported its second quarter 2015 results:  Record quarterly net income, excluding special items1, of $691 million, or $1.03 per diluted share. This represented a $206 million increase from second quarter 2014 and exceeded the First Call consensus estimate of $1.02 per diluted share. Record quarterly GAAP2 net income of... read more

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Webcast Alert: Southwest Airlines to Discuss Second Quarter 2015 Financial Results on July 23, 2015

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  Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) invites you to listen to a live webcast of its second quarter 2015 financial results.  Details are as follows:   When: Thursday, July 23, 2015 at 12:30 PM Eastern Time Who: Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer Tammy Romo, Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer ... read more

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