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NEWS Mar 29, 2022 Wanna Get Away Plus: Southwest\'s Newest Fare Type Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest low-cost carrier, has recently unveiled its new fare type: Wanna Get Away Plus. This new fare, which will be the airline’s second cheapest offering to its passengers, gives customers more flexibility in their travel plans. Read More →
NEWS Mar 23, 2022 Southwest Airlines Becomes Official Airline of Colorado Rockies In the past few years, Denver has become a city of importance for low-fare king Southwest Airlines. After new route additions during the pandemic were complete, the Mile High City became the carrier’s largest city in terms of passengers carried. Now, Southwest seems to be looking to reaffirm its dedication to Denver by becoming the official airline for the Colorado Rockies Read More →
NEWS Mar 18, 2022 Spirit Airlines Grows Presence in San Diego for First Time in Five Years Ultra-low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is now joining Southwest as the second airline to operate flights from San Diego to Oakland. Spirit's ultra-low-fares might be enough to shift the pendulum in its favor against Southwest. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 26, 2022 Southwest Airlines Considers DFW for Future Growth Low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines has a history of avoiding busier hub airports. Despite this, ever since the mid-2000s, the carrier has begun adding some of America’s busiest airports to their network. Comments from one of Southwest’s former executives revealed there could be more of these additions in the future, more specifically in their hometown of Dallas. Read More →
NEWS Feb 08, 2022 Southwest Airlines Reports Fourth Quarter Profit Southwest Airlines recently posted a 68 million dollar profit for the fourth quarter of 2021. This marks a significant milestone in the airline’s recovery. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Feb 02, 2022 Mile High Stakes: The Fight For Denver Denver International Airport is one of the busiest hubs in the nation. Because of its centralized geography and status as an outdoor gateway, both Southwest and United Airlines have been fighting to be the airline of choice in the Mile High City. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 24, 2022 The Evolution of The Low-Cost Airline Business Model Low-cost carriers have left an incredibly strong impact on the airline industry across the world. However, the low-cost business model that is dominant in the marketplace today differs drastically when compared to how low-cost airlines originally entered the industry. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Jan 08, 2022 The Rise and Fall of United Shuttle In the early 1990s, United Airlines’ domination of Californian markets was threatened by the entrance of low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines. In response, United established their own low-cost “airline within an airline”, eventually named United Shuttle, in an attempt to defend their west coast turf. Read More →
NEWS Jan 03, 2022 Winter Storm Prompts Hundreds of Southwest Airlines Flight Cancellations With a Winter Storm Frida approaching the northeast, Southwest has proactively canceled more than 100 flights from Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. These cancellations are reflective of the vulnerabilities airline networks face during inclement weather and the ongoing pandemic. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Dec 26, 2021 The Wright Amendment: Wrong For Southwest With the Airline Deregulation Act being signed into law in 1978, many feared that Southwest’s new growth opportunities at Dallas Love Field Airport threatened the newly built Dallas/Fort Worth Airport’s dominance. The Wright Amendment, designed to restrict Love Field and Southwest’s growth, sparked an intense, decades-long debate that mixed business, government, and citizens around the cause to “Set Love Free”. Read More →