Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines user's guide: 12 tips for flying the popular, polarizing carrier

Southwest Airlines is the nation’s largest carrier by domestic passengers, counts millions of followers on Facebook and Twitter and outspends rivals on advertising.<p>Yet the airline and its quirky ways – no assigned seats, two free checked bags and the occasional flight attendant-turned-comedian, …

Fortune 500

The 5 Highest-Yielding Warren Buffett Dividend Stocks

<b>Berkshire Hathaway</b> (BRK.B) famously doesn't pay dividends – it has better ways to use its cash – but Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett sure loves …

The City

After 3 Drinks, This Southwest Passenger Threatened to Put a Southwest Flight Attendant 'In a Body Bag' (And Things Got Worse From There) |

Maybe you like to have a drink when you fly.<p>No judgment there. Heck, have a second if you like. You're an adult.<p>But when a Southwest Airlines passenger traveling from Chicago to New Orleans blew past two drinks, and then three (on a roughly two-hour flight, mind you), flight attendants thought they …


Passengers flying out of BWI on Southwest Tuesday morning encounter long lines

Passengers flying Southwest Airlines out of BWI Tuesday morning may encounter long lines.<p>The airline was dealing with an outage at the domestic …


Cats and dogs are allowed on this airline. But your miniature horse better have a job

Want to take a flight with your cat or dog that keeps you chill? Southwest Airlines says OK. But they’re right there with United Airlines on peacocks …


Dimwit driver gets only a parking ticket for causing massive scare at airport

A dimwit driver who left an unattended rental car at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Sunday, causing the delay of about 300 flights and …

British Airways

Want happy customers? Focus on happy employees | Organization

September 10, 2018 – <i>by Gila Vadnai-Tolub</i><p>It was 5:18 a.m. – after a five-hour, red-eye flight – when I arrived at the tony Vineyard Resort, where in …

Customer Experience

Southwest Settles Service-Member Pilots’ Benefit Claims for $19M

Southwest Airlines Inc. pilots would get about $19 million in sick leave and retirement benefits they say they were denied while on military leave, …


Austin Hedges and Cory Spangenberg spend a day working at Southwest Airlines

The two Padres learn what a day is like working for Southwest Airlines.


Two Michigan Cities Rank Top Budget Travel Destinations

<b>New York (PRNewswire/ CBS Detroit)</b>– Budget Travel announced the winners of the first annual “Budget Travel Awards.” The experts curated a list of top …

Budget Travel

Hawaiian Airlines Finally Adds Boston to Its Route Map

The Hawaii-focused leisure carrier is branching out, with plans to start a second route to the U.S. East Coast in April 2019.<p>A little more than six …


Dallas Love Field plans for a Maggiano's, new bars and more seating to shrink food and drink lines

Dallas Love Field officials plan to add more seats, more bars and a new restaurant to the airport’s terminal to help deal with long lines and a lack …


Southwest Airlines welcomes miniature horses onboard as service animals


The Smartest People on Wall Street Are Buying These 3 Stocks. Should You Follow?

Three Motley Fool contributors offer second opinions on stocks that are attracting smart money.<p>Following the moves of famously successful investors …


Will your carry-on fit in that overhead bin? Kayak’s new AR tool can tell you

It’s the air traveler’s walk of shame — pushing through all the passengers boarding the plane in that narrow aisle to gate check the carry-on that …

Tech Trends

Hawaiian Airlines To Launch Boston Service With The Longest Domestic Nonstop Flight In U.S. History

A new route launching from Honolulu-based Hawaiian airlines is set to take the record for the longest, continuous nonstop flight in the United States. With an in-flight time of around 10 hours and 15 minutes (or 11 hours 40 minutes when flying west) the new route will operate between Honolulu and …

Los Angeles

Withdrawal From DACA Litigation Becomes Key Point In Texas Attorney General Race

“Why do you think that you can win as a Democrat in Texas?” This is the biggest question hanging over Justin Nelson, Democratic candidate for Texas Attorney General. His response: “I will withdraw Texas from the DACA suit on my first day in office.”<p>Figures from the Department of Homeland Security …


Suspicious Rental Car Causes Flight Delays, Cancellations at Phoenix Airport

Almost 300 flights were delayed or canceled as a result of the incident.

British Airways

Copa Holdings reports August traffic

Copa Holdings (CPA +0.1%) reports revenue passenger miles rose 2.8% to 1.868B in August.<p>Capacity increased 4.9% to 2.238B available seat miles.<p>August …


September’s Cheaper Flights: 6 Travel Credit Cards with Good Bonuses

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Credit Cards

What Travelers Most Want to Change About Flying

“Wider seats, please!” According to a recent poll in the TPG Lounge, travelers overwhelmingly value increased space in economy class. We asked more …

Travel Industry

Southwest Airlines - Buying Outperformance

<b>Southwest Airlines (LUV)</b> is currently in a strong uptrend. The company is offsetting any headwinds from rising fuel prices by further growing …


1980 | 2974 | Flight Archive

FUGHT Internationa], 4 October 1980 1311 Swissair receives first Super 80 Swissair has receiver] its first McDonnell Douglas DC-9 Super 80, and it is …


Southwest Airlines' Outlook Continues Improving

In early September, <b>JetBlue Airways</b> and <b>United Continental</b> tweaked their Q3 unit revenue forecasts higher, reflecting strong demand. Last week, low-fare airline giant <b>Southwest Airlines</b> (NYSE: LUV) followed suit.<p>Over the past year, Southwest's revenue performance has been undermined by suboptimal …


Southwest Airlines Expanding Havana, Cuba Service

Delta Air Lines has discontinued their New York (JFK) to Havana, Cuba service as of September 1, 2018, due to poor performance, which is also causing …


Tipping Flight Attendants, Shorter TSA PreCheck Lines, Transferring Chase Ultimate Rewards - Points Miles & Martinis

<b>Martini Review of the Week:</b><p>It’s Saturday and it’s time for the Martini Review of the Week. Take a look at this week’s top news, deals, and reviews …

Frequent-flyer Programs

SAN-Bound Flight Diverted to LAX for Medical Emergency

A Southwest Airlines flight diverted to LAX Saturday morning due to a medical emergency, the airline confirmed.Flight #6641, which left the …


New Jersey man pleads guilty in flight disturbance

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Federal prosecutors in New Orleans say a New Jersey man has pleaded guilty to interference with a flight crew - a charge arising …

New Jersey

8 Stocks To Lead The Market: Morgan Stanley | Investopedia

While Morgan Stanley has been issuing extremely bearish forecasts about the stock market as a whole, the firm nonetheless is very upbeat about the …

Morgan Stanley

DO NOT Purchase Southwest points with the 40% Bonus

Although I’ve written about a few great promotions this morning with purchasing points, that does not mean purchasing points with all loyalty …