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Southwest Airlines Adds More Caribbean Nonstop Flights

 Southwest Airlines is continuing its rapid expansion push in the Caribbean in 2017. The carrier has announced that it will add a new nonstop route between Chicago Midway International Airport and San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport. Southwest is …

Southwest Airlines Names New President, COO

 Southwest Airlines has shaken up its leadership with a pair of new appointments. Southwest Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly has announced the appointment of Thomas Nealon as president and Michael Van de Ven as Chief Operating Officer. (Kelly had been …

Southwest Airlines Launching New Nonstop Caribbean Flights

 Southwest Airlines is planning a major expansion of flights to the Caribbean, the carrier announced this week. The new flights are highlighted by the planned June launch of daily flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts …

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 Southwest Airlines is planning to have Wi-Fi on all of its planes by the end of 2017, the carrier announced. The news follows agreements by Southwest with both Panasonic Avionics Corporation and Global Eagle Entertainment. The Panasonic deal provides for …

Southwest Airlines Latest Numbers

 Southwest Airlines saw a 3.6 percent year-over-year increase in traffic last month, with a total of 10.7 billion revenue passenger miles, the carrier said in its latest monthly report. Available seat miles jumped by 4.6 percent to 12.7 billion last …

Southwest Airlines Cancun

 Southwest Airlines has received approval from the US Department of Transportation to launch new service between Los Angeles and Cancun, Mexico. The carrier has announced new twice-daily service between LA and Cancun, with flights scheduled to begin Dec. 4. That’s …

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 Southwest Airlines has launched the first flights of what could be a major expansion into the Caribbean out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The carrier officially began operating daily flights from Fort Lauderdale to Nassau this week, its first international nonstop …

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 Southwest Airlines is expanding its network to Mexico, the company announced this week. The carrier, which has been expanding rapidly to both Mexico and the wider Caribbean region, will be launching new nonstop flights between Oakland and both San Jose …

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 Southwest Airlines continued its strong growth in 2016 with 6.8 percent growth in revenue passenger miles in June, according to the company’s latest numbers. That represented a total of 11.5 billion revenue passenger miles, up from 10.8 billion revenue passenger …

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 Southwest Airlines continues to see traffic growth, according to the company’s newest numbers. The carrier reported 10.9 billion revenue passenger miles in May, up 6.4 percent from the 10.2 billion RPMs flown in May 2015. Available seat miles also grew …

 Southwest Airlines has officially filed applications with the US Department of Transportation for new nonstop flights between Los Angeles International Airport and Cancun. The proposed flights would operate twice-daily between Los Angeles and Cancun. The company also filed applications for …

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 Southwest Airlines has launched its newest service to the region. The carrier has launched its first-ever service between Los Angeles International Airport and Liberia/Guanacaste, Costa Rica. “Connecting Los Angeles to Costa Rica’s growing resort and ecotourism region brings to the …

 Southwest Airlines is seeing continued strong traffic growth, according to the company’s latest numbers. The company flew 10.9 billion revenue passenger miles last month, up 6.2 percent from 10.2 billion revenue passenger miles in March of 2015. Available seat miles …

 Southwest Airlines is expanding in the Caribbean Basin, the company announced this week. The carrier said it would begin offering daily flights between Los Angeles and Liberia, Costa Rica in April 2016. “This new link for our Customers in the …

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 Southwest Airlines has named Tom Nealon its new executive vice president of strategy and innovation, the carrier announced this week. Nealon had been serving on the board of directors of Southwest, having been appointed in 2010. Nealon had previously served …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines has officially begun service from Houston to Cancun, Mexico. The service is operating twice daily between Houston’s William P Hobby Airport and Cancun. The flights are part of a wider expansion in service …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest has a new Caribbean destination. Southwest Airlines has made its first-ever flight to Belize. The carrier’s 737 from Houston touched down in Belize City on Thursday afternoon. The daily flights will operate out of …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Southwest Airlines flew 9.2 billion revenue passenger miles in September, an 11.4 percent increase over the same period in 2014, according to the company’s latest traffic statistics. Available seat miles rose 8.4 percent to 11.1 …