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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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Southwest Airlines® Offers Fares Starting As Low As $97 One-Way To Select International Destinations

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With fares this low, get ready, jet set, and go!Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for fall travel to its international destinations from ten domestic cities including Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore/Washington, Dallas, Denver, Houston (Hobby), Chicago-Midway, Orlando, Orange County, and San Antonio. Customers can take advantage 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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Southwest Airlines Now Hiring 650 Customer Service Representatives

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Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) is on a mission to hire an additional 650 Customer Service Representatives at call centers in Albuquerque, N.M.; Phoenix; and San Antonio. Southwest Airlines Customer Service Representatives provide the legendary Customer Service Southwest Airlines is known for while resolving Customer concerns, providing information, and assisting with... read more

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Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that the Company flew 10.8 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in June 2015, a 6.9 percent increase from the 10.1 billion RPMs flown in June 2014. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 6.7 percent to 12.5 billion in June 2015, compared with the June 2014 level of 11.7 billion. The June 2015 load factor was a record for the... read more

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Southwest Airlines And Its Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement

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Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has reached a tentative agreement with its Flight Attendants.  Terms of the deal were not released, but the airline said they include wage increases, bonus opportunities, and work-rule adjustments. "I applaud the efforts of everyone who worked so hard to craft an agreement that rewards our Flight Attendants for their... read more

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