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Southwest CEO Gary Kelly steps up to the gate podium speaking to the crowd at the carrier's 737 MAX 8 first flight (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joe Pesek)

Southwest Airlines Begins 2018 with Employee Bonuses and New Airplanes

The GOP tax bill has been making headlines recently and Southwest Airlines just announced a $1,000 bonus to all of its employees as a result of this tax reform. As a way for the airline to celebrate the recent passage of the tax reform legislation, the board of directors at the Dallas-based carrier authorized the cash bonus to be paid to all full-time and part-time employees on Jan. 8, 2018. Southwest Airlines expects to benefit from the new tax bill’s…

How the U.S. Visa Ban Could Create Issues for Turkish…

As announced last week, there will no longer be visa services between the United States and Turkey, effectively creating a travel ban between the two nations for both U.S. and Turkish citizens. Despite these measures, Turkish Airlines said that this visa spat will not affect passengers transiting in Istanbul, which…

Opinion: Why Senator Bernie Sanders Misses the Point on the…

In a statement to the press on Sunday, Senator and former Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders described the airline industry as “dysfunctional,” stating that “what we do need is to take a hard look at the airlines in this country and make them much more responsive to the consumers than they…