DALLAS (AP) — The U.S. Transportation Department said Wednesday it is investigating whether Southwest Airlines deceived customers by knowingly scheduling more flights in late December than it realistically could handle. The department said that scheduling too many flights would be considered an unfair and deceptive practice under federal law. “DOT is in the initial phase […]

WASHINGTON, Jan 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. Transportation Department (USDOT) said on Wednesday it is in the initial phase of its investigation into Southwest Airlines’ (LUV.N) massive December flight cancellations. The department’s investigation was previously . . .

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It wasn’t the canceled flight on Christmas Day that upset Shelley Morrison the most. It was the police officer threatening to arrest her if she didn’t leave a secure area of the airport. Ms. Morrison and her three daughters had arrived at Nashville International Airport two hours early on Dec. 25 for their Southwest Airlines […]

To say Southwest Airlines is having a bad week on the public relations front would be an understatement. Customers are seething after the airline’s widespread flight cancellations following the massive winter storm that disrupted holiday travel across the nation far

WASHINGTON, Dec 28 (Reuters) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday ratcheted up pressure on Southwest Airlines (LUV.N), saying thousands more canceled flights indicated a system failure at the low-cost carrier. “We are past . . .

After a winter storm pummeled many parts of the country, most airlines quickly bounced back from delays and cancellations. But not Southwest Airlines, which days later is still struggling from what executives and analysts describe as its biggest operational meltdown in its five-decade history. The bad weather, coming a few days before Christmas, hit the […]

(CNN) — Last week’s winter weather travel mess is lingering like a vicious hangover into this week — and the headaches are migraine-proportioned for Southwest Airlines, its CEO Bob Jordan, airline employees and most of all its frustrated passengers on Monday. Some 3,800 flights within, into or out of the US had already been canceled […]

Southwest’s Q3 Ends $277 Million in the Black Southwest Airlines’s Q3 fiscal earnings showed $277 million profit on record gross revenue of $6.2 billion, a 33% increase from Q3 a year ago. The record earnings for the airline came despite an $18 million hit from Hurricane Ian and its aftermath in southwest Florida.  On the […]

Placeholder while article actions load LAS VEGAS — Cristian Sanchez’s crew was on the job site by 6 a.m. Saturday, when Las Vegas was just a balmy 90 degrees. By the end of their shift, ripping out dead grass to make way for drought-resistant vegetation, temperatures at Harry Reid International Airport would reach 109 degrees […]

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