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Southwest Announces Key Executive Changes

January 11, 2017 Parker Davis

Dallas, Texas-based Southwest Airlines announced Tuesday new changes to their executive ranks, promoting Thomas Nealon to President and Michael Van de Ven to Chief Operating Officer. Nealon, who rejoined Southwest a little over a year

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Southwest’s Computer Glitch Still Causing Issues

July 22, 2016 Shane Piper

On July 20, Southwest’s computer system experienced a significant outage causing an immediate delay in hundreds of flights. As the backups failed, hundreds additional flights were either delayed or canceled, totaling almost 1150 flights within 24

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Southwest Files to Expand Flights to Mexico

June 3, 2016 Tyler Tashji

Southwest Airlines has filed an application with the United States Department of Transportation (DOT) to expand its flights to Mexico. The airline filed to begin service from Los Angeles to Cancun and San Jose del

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Southwest Shows Off New State Jet

February 23, 2016 Christopher Dollesin

On Monday, Southwest revealed its newest state-themed jet, Tennessee One. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-700 (N922WN), features a decorative rendition of the Tennessee flag. In Nashville, Southwest brought employees, customers, and community members for a

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Top 5 Books for AvGeek Readers

February 18, 2016 Joe Pesek

While it is easy to get caught up in the daily news of the airline industry, it’s important to remember how it has evolved significantly over the past 50 years. With that being said, we

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Checking Out the Rebranded Southwest

March 28, 2015 Ian McMurtry

With the AirTran integration complete, Southwest has turned its attention to the rebranding of its fleet as the wordless “canyon blue” Boeing 737s will fade into the new “billboard” Southwest paint job. While some of

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Our Top 5 Favorite Airline Commercials

February 11, 2015 Ryan Ewing

Let’s face it, nobody is a fan of commercials, but if you are an #AvGeek you know that airline commercials can shed some light on other dull commercials. We all have been there when you

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