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Southwest Airlines Co (LUV.N)

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Southwest Airlines Expects Q3 RASM To Increase 1-1.5 Pct
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - NOW EXPECTS ITS Q3 2018 YEAR-OVER-YEAR AVAILABLE SEAT MILE (ASM) GROWTH TO BE IN 3.5 TO 4 PERCENT RANGE.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - EXPERIENCED CONTINUED PASSENGER REVENUE MOMENTUM DURING Q3 2018.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES - ESTIMATES A 0.5 TO 1.0-POINT YEAR-OVER-YEAR BENEFIT TO ITS Q3 2018 OPERATING REVENUE PER ASM (RASM) - SEC FILING.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - CONTINUES TO EXPECT A $70 MILLION TO $80 MILLION PRETAX BENEFIT IN Q3 2018.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - NOW EXPECTS ITS Q3 2018 RASM TO INCREASE IN 1 TO 1.5 PERCENT RANGE.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - CONTINUES TO MONITOR PROGRESS AND PROJECTED PATHS OF HURRICANE FLORENCE AND OTHER KNOWN TROPICAL WEATHER SYSTEMS - SEC FILING.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - CONTINUES TO EXPECT Q3 2018 FUEL COSTS TO BE ABOUT $2.25 PER GALLON.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES - CANCELED NEARLY 2,000 FLIGHTS IN JULY AND AUGUST DUE TO THUNDERSTORMS & WEATHER-RELATED DISRUPTIONS.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - AS RESULT OF CANCELLATIONS, NOW EXPECTS Q3 2018 YEAR-OVER-YEAR AVAILABLE SEAT MILE (ASM) GROWTH TO BE IN 3.5 TO 4 PERCENT RANGE.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Reports August Load Factor of 84.3 pct
Wednesday, 12 Sep 2018 

Sept 12 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS AUGUST TRAFFIC.AUGUST LOAD FACTOR 84.3 PERCENT VERSUS 84.9 PERCENT YEAR AGO.SAYS COMPANY FLEW 11.4 BILLION REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS) IN AUGUST 2018, AN INCREASE OF 1.3 PERCENT.SAYS AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS) INCREASED 2.0 PERCENT TO 13.5 BILLION IN AUGUST 2018.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Reports July Traffic
Wednesday, 8 Aug 2018 

Aug 8 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS JULY TRAFFIC.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - FLEW 12.6 BILLION REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS) IN JULY 2018, AN INCREASE OF 2.1 PERCENT.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS) INCREASED 3.2 PERCENT TO 14.6 BILLION IN JULY 2018.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - JULY 2018 LOAD FACTOR WAS 86.3 PERCENT, COMPARED WITH 87.3 PERCENT.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Says Sees Solid Q4 Demand, Strength In Yields
Thursday, 26 Jul 2018 

Southwest Airlines Co ::CEO SAYS BUSINESS EFFECTS OF APRIL ACCIDENT ARE NOW BEHIND THE AIRLINE.SAYS SEES SOLID Q4 DEMAND, STRENGTH IN YIELDS.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Cargo Begins Shipping Internationally
Monday, 16 Jul 2018 

July 16 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CARGO BEGINS SHIPPING INTERNATIONALLY.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - BEGINS OFFERING CARGO SERVICES BETWEEN UNITED STATES AND MEXICO.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Reports June Traffic
Tuesday, 10 Jul 2018 

July 10 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES REPORTS JUNE TRAFFIC.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - FLEW 12.2 BILLION REVENUE PASSENGER MILES (RPMS) IN JUNE 2018, AN INCREASE OF 2.6 PERCENT FROM 11.9 BILLION RPMS FLOWN IN JUNE 2017.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - AVAILABLE SEAT MILES (ASMS) INCREASED 3.2 PERCENT TO 14.1 BILLION IN JUNE 2018.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - JUNE 2018 LOAD FACTOR WAS 86.9 PERCENT, COMPARED WITH 87.4 PERCENT IN JUNE 2017.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Extends Flight Schedule Through Early March 2019
Thursday, 28 Jun 2018 

Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES EXTENDS FLIGHT SCHEDULE THROUGH EARLY MARCH 2019.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES- STARTING JAN 7, 2019, CO TO ADD NONSTOP SERVICE DAILY BETWEEN DALLAS (LOVE FIELD) & SOME NEWLY AVAILABLE/PREVIOUSLY OFFERED CITIES.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines And Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association Reach Tentative Agreement For Mechanics And Related Employees
Wednesday, 27 Jun 2018 

June 27 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES AND AIRCRAFT MECHANICS FRATERNAL ASSOCIATION REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT FOR MECHANICS AND RELATED EMPLOYEES.AGREEMENT GIVES EMPLOYEES IMPROVED COMPENSATION, A RATIFICATION BONUS, AND UPDATED WORK RULES.IF AGREEMENT IS APPROVED, CONTRACT WILL BECOME AMENDABLE APRIL 1, 2023.  Full Article

Southwest Airlines Expects Q2 Operating RASM To Fall About 3 Pct
Monday, 4 Jun 2018 

June 4 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines Co ::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SAYS NOW EXPECTS Q2 2018 OPERATING RASM TO DECREASE APPROXIMATELY THREE PERCENT, YOY - SEC FILING.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SAYS REDUCED ANNUAL 2018 Y-O-Y ASM GROWTH TO BE IN LOW 4 PERCENT RANGE, VERSUS PREVIOUS PLANS TO GROW ASMS IN LOW 5 PERCENT RANGE, Y-O-Y.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES-LOWERED Q2 OPERATING RASM GUIDANCE RANGE IS DRIVEN BY LOWER BOOKINGS LARGELY DUE TO REDUCED MARKETING EFFORTS AFTER FLIGHT 1380 ACCIDENT.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SEES Q2 2018 Y-O-Y ASM GROWTH TO BE ABOUT 3.5 PERCENT, AT LOWER END OF PREVIOUS GUIDANCE TO GROW 3.5 TO 4 PERCENT, Y-O-Y.SOUTHWEST AIRLINES SEES H2 2018 Y-O-Y ASM GROWTH TO BE ABOUT 6 PERCENT, VERSUS PREVIOUS PLANS TO GROW ASMS IN LOW 7 PERCENT RANGE, Y-O-Y.  Full Article

Southwest Announces Collaboration with IHeartRadio
Friday, 18 May 2018 

May 18 (Reuters) - Southwest Airlines::SOUTHWEST AIRLINES CO - NEW COLLABORATION WITH IHEARTRADIO.  Full Article

Delta joins United, JetBlue in hiking U.S. baggage fees to $30

WASHINGTON, Sept 19 Delta Airlines Inc, the second-largest U.S. airline, on Wednesday joined other major airlines in hiking domestic flight baggage fees by $5 per bag to $30.