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Southwest Airlines conducts first test flight to Honolulu

The first Southwest Airlines plane to land in Hawaii touched down at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport Tuesday afternoon. The Oakland-to-Honolulu flight marked the first of a series of validation flights that Southwest will conduct as part o.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 6th, 2019

Southwest Airlines’ service now includes interisland flights

Southwest Airlines has launched interisland service with a flight between Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu and Kahului Airport on Maui and now operates four daily flights each way. The inaugural interisland flight arrived in Honolul.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 29th, 2019

Inside Southwest Airlines" new snack service on Hawaii route

Southwest Airlines' first “luv plane” landed in Honolulu on Sunday, making history as the carrier's first commercial flight ever operated from the mainland to the lush tropical state. But in the wake of that historic flight, the verdict was i.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 18th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: Southwest expects flight disruptions this week due to engine inspections

Southwest Airlines Co. said it expected a small number of delays or cancellations each day this week as it conducts engine checks in the wake of an accident that killed a passenger, while other airlines also have stepped up their inspections......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 23rd, 2018

Southwest Airlines set for first test flight to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines on Tuesday will launch its first test flights with federal regulators to Hawaii, a key step in getting approvals to begin service to the islands.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 5th, 2019

Southwest Airlines: First Hawaii test flight is today

Southwest Airlines appears to be inching ever-closer to launching its long-anticipated service to Hawaii with its first overwater valida.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayFeb 5th, 2019

Southwest Airlines expands daily service to Hawaii

U.S. budget-friendly carrier Southwest Airlines Co will add another daily flight to Hawaii from January 2020, the company said on Thursday, as it counts on leisure travel from the West Coast to boost its growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 15th, 2019

2 Southwest planes out of service after Nashville collision

Two Southwest Airlines aircraft are out of service after the pair collided with one another Saturday night on the Nashville International Airport tarmac. No injuries were reported. One flight bound for Atlanta and one for St. Louis were backing up .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 21st, 2019

Free Nintendo Switch Given To Southwest Airlines Passengers

Passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight to San Diego received a free Nintendo Switch as part of a joint promotion between the airline and the console maker. T.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkJul 18th, 2019

737 Max woes lead to more airline cancellations

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) will remove Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft from its flight schedule until Oct. 1, the airline announced recently. The move is expected to impact 150 daily flights, the Dallas-based airline said Thursday. Southwest annou.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 1st, 2019

Southwest cancels flights into October due to 737 Max woes

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) plans to remove Boeing’s 737 Max aircraft from its flight schedule until Oct. 1, the airline announced Thursday. The move is expected to impact 150 daily flights, Southwest said. Southwest announced just a few .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2019

Southwest Airlines mechanics dispute ends just as American"s heats up

Southwest Airlines Co's mechanics union said on Tuesday its members had overwhelmingly voted to ratify a tentative contract agreement with the airline, ending seven years of labor negotiations fraught with legal disputes and flight disruptions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 21st, 2019

Southwest CEO tells shareholders he"d "love to" fly 737 Max again

Southwest Airlines' CEO expressed optimism regarding the return to flight of Boeing’s 737 Max 8 at the annual shareholders meeting......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

Boeing conducts final test flight of 737 MAX with software fix

Boeing has conducted a final test flight of a 737 MAX model with an updated anti-stall system prior to its certification by aviation authorities, the aerospace manufacturer said Wednesday. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2019

Southwest to cancel 160 flights a day into August due to Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Airlines adjusted its flight schedule through Aug. 5 to account for the 34 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The schedule adjustments will cause issues for travelers during the busy summe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 12th, 2019

Southwest removes Boeing 737 Max from its flight schedule until August

Southwest Airlines is removing flights with .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 12th, 2019

Southwest adjusts flight schedule through August because of Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Airlines adjusted its flight schedule through Aug. 5 to account for the 34 Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet grounded by the Federal Aviation Administration. The schedule adjustments will cause issues for travelers during the busy summe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 11th, 2019

Southwest removes 737 MAX jets from schedule through August 5

Southwest Airlines Co said on Thursday it would remove its 34 Boeing Co 737 MAX jets from its flying schedule through Aug. 5, leading to around 160 daily flight cancellations during the revised summer schedule......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 11th, 2019

Hawaiian Airlines flight to Boston departs Honolulu on longest U.S. interstate route

Hawaiian Airlines’ first flight to Boston departed Honolulu Thursday with live Hawaiian music and hula dancers, launching the longest interstate airline route in the U.S. Flight 90 left Daniel K. Inouye International Airport at 1:50 p.m. local tim.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

Technical issue causes flight delays nationwide

A technical issue caused flight delays around the country after passengers nationwide began reporting delays on several airlines, including Delta, Southwest and United Airlines......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 1st, 2019

Southwest to keep Boeing 737 MAX off schedules through May instead of April 20: company memo

Southwest Airlines Co said on Friday it was pulling its Boeing Co 737 MAX jets from flight schedules through May, extending its earlier timeline from April 20, according to a company memorandum seen by Reuters......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 29th, 2019