Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines may furlough employees for the first time ever

Southwest Airlines has notified one of its unions that it may have to lay off 42 workers in January. It would be the first time in the history of the Dallas based carrier that furloughs have happened.
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Is it safe to sit in the middle seat on an airplane?

After posting record losses, Southwest Airlines announced that it will no longer block the middle seat on flights starting Dec. 1. United and American Airlines have also announced they will resume selling the middle seat on flights.
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Southwest Air reports biggest loss in company history

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines reported the biggest loss in company history Thursday, a third-quarter loss of $1.16 billion due to COVID related travel problems.
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Southwest apologizes after refusing service to woman wearing ‘lewd’ halter top

A Chicago woman said she couldn’t understand what was so offensive about the revealing top that almost made her miss her Southwest Airlines flight from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Chicago Midway International Airport earlier this week.
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Southwest Flyers Get More Room This Upcoming Thanksgiving Travel Season

As the busy Thanksgiving travel season fast approaches, travelers flying Southwest Airlines will get extra room on their flight for a bit while longer.
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Southwest Airlines Reduces Between-Flight Sanitizing Procedure

Southwest Airlines is scaling back its aircraft-cleaning procedures between flights. In a memo obtained by USA TODAY, the airline announced as of August 1, only high-touch areas like onboard restrooms and tray tables will be disinfected.
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Southwest Air Employees to Face Job Cuts Unless Traffic Triples

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly says passenger numbers will have to triple by the end of the year in order for the carrier to avoid its first-ever involuntary job cuts.
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Passengers Throw In-Flight Baby Shower for Couple Flying Home with Adopted Newborn

Dustin and Caren Moore were in for a surprise when they brought their new daughter home for the first time – and it wasn’t just in-flight refreshments. See the details.
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Valentine's Day Pop-Up Love in ATX

Southwest Airlines is spreading their Valentine's Day Love in ATX! Look out for Pop-ups in ATX with sweet goodies from VDay cards, candy & more.. maybe a bear .. so cute! Celebrating 41 years of Love for ATX! Celebrating 41 years #SouthwestLovesAustin 11a-1p Jo's Coffee Congress at 1300 S...
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