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TWU 555 — Informational Picketing

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Tuesday, December 16, TWU 555 (representing Southwest Airlines' Ramp, Operations, Provisioning, and Cargo Agents) launched a press release, media blitz, and organized picketing campaign in various locations across the network. Informational picketing is a common practice during negotiations and such action has not impacted our operations. We have always supported our... read more

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Vacant lot on Chicago’s South Side to become new public space courtesy of Southwest Airlines

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Open call for design concepts from Chicago-based artisansThis release contains: 1 Related DocumentThe University of Chicago's Arts + Public Life Initiative and its Office of Civic Engagement have received a grant from Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) to reimagine a vacant lot in Chicago's Washington Park neighborhood and transform it into an active community gathering place.... read more

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Statement on Southwest Flight #3118

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Southwest Airlines Flight #3118 from San Antonio to Baltimore/Washington landed safely at Baltimore/Washington at 8:49ET this evening after encountering a bird strike. The Pilot in command declared an emergency, and, in a measure of further precaution, was met by emergency vehicles upon arrival. All 142 Customers and five Crew members are safe. The aircraft is out of service... read more

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Southwest Airlines Files Applications To Serve Four Destinations In Mexico Plus Belize And Costa Rica From Houston (Hobby)

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Service between Houston and six destinations in three countries to begin in October 2015, subject to government approval: Cancun, Mexico City, Puerto Vallarta, and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico; San Jose, Costa Rica; and Belize City, BelizeThis release contains: 1 Related Document Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) filed applications today with the U.S. Department of... read more

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Gary Kelly of Southwest Airlines Co. to Headline Wings Club Luncheon

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Gary C. Kelly, Chairman, President & CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) makes a return visit to the Yale Club in midtown Manhattan for a moderated discussion and q-and-a at the Wings Club December Luncheon.  Southwest Airlines Co. will webcast live audio of the discussion available through a link to the on the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest... read more

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Southwest Airlines Recognized As One Of Best Places To Work In 2015

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Only Company in airline industry named to Glassdoor list Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it was named as One of the Best Places to Work in 2015 by Glassdoor, a career community that provides reviews of companies from current and previous employees. The airline placed 15th on the list, is the only airline to be recognized, and is the top-ranked Company... read more

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Gary Kelly of Southwest Airlines Co. to Headline Wings Club Luncheon

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Gary C. Kelly, Chairman, President & CEO of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) makes a return visit to the Yale Club in midtown Manhattan for a moderated discussion and q-and-a at the Wings Club December Luncheon.  Southwest Airlines Co. will webcast live audio of the discussion available through a link to the on the Investor Relations homepage on the Southwest... read more

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Southwest Airlines Recognized For Commitment To Community By Bloomberg LP And Points Of Light

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Airline continues legacy as the hometown carrier that caresThis release contains: 1 Related DocumentSouthwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) was recognized today as one of America's most community-minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do... read more

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Southwest Airlines Reports November Traffic

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Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 8.6 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in November 2014, a 6.0 percent increase from the 8.1 billion RPMs flown in November 2013. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 4.0 percent to 10.7 billion from the November 2013 level of 10.3 billion.  The November 2014 load factor was 80.1 percent,... read more

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Southwest Airlines And International Association Of Machinists Reach Agreement

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that its Customer Service Agents (CSAs) and Customer Representatives (CRs), represented by the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), have voted in favor of a new four-year contract. The agreement includes pay increases, as well as bonus opportunities that are tied to Company and Employee... read more

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