Southwest hopes $49 fares will draw customers after its first passenger death

One month after an engine on flight 1380 blew apart and forced the plane to make an emergency landing, Southwest announced a rebooted marketing plan......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2018

Americans remain confident in safety of US airlines after Southwest passenger death

Southwest Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 made an e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

Officials: Southwest passenger death caused by blunt-impact trauma, WSJ says

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallApr 19th, 2018

Southwest Passenger Jennifer Riordan Cause of Death: What Is Blunt Impact Trauma?

Her injuries were to her head, neck and torso......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 19th, 2018

Southwest Passenger Jennifer Riordan Cause of Death: What Is Blunt Impact Trauma

Her injuries were to her head, neck and torso......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 19th, 2018

Airlines start inspecting engines after Southwest engine failure causes passenger"s death

At least two U.S. airlines announced new .....»»

Category: topSource: latimesApr 18th, 2018

NTSB keys in on fan blade in fatal Southwest Airlines flight

The National Transportation Safety Board says its preliminary investigation into the engine failure on Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 that resulted in the death of one passenger on Tuesday has revealed a possible cause. In a media briefing Tuesday eveni.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 18th, 2018

"Panic Just Ensues": Inside Southwest"s Fatal Midair Engine Failure

A passenger on a Southwest flight died after an engine broke apart, spraying metal pieces through the fuselage and forcing the jet to make an emergency landing in Philadelphia. The death marks the first U.S. airline fatality in an accident since 2009......»»

Category: europeSource: wsjApr 18th, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Southwest begins probe into fatal engine blowout

Airline says it’s in early stages of gathering information, and cooperating with regulators and engine and plane makers, after an accident that caused the first passenger death in its history......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 18th, 2018

Death on Southwest plane shatters record US safety string

Almost 100 million U.S.-operated airline flights, carrying several billion people, had taken off and landed safely in this country over a nine-year span since the last time a passenger died in an accident......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 17th, 2018

Southwest Airlines CEO says the family of deceased passenger is our "immediate and primary concern" (LUV)

Southwest Airlines Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly issued a video message on Tuesday in reaction to the death o.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 17th, 2018

Southwest Airlines CEO expresses "deepest sympathies" after passenger death following blown engine

A Southwest Airlines flight midday T.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 17th, 2018

New Polaris exec Julie Gilbert plans to build brand with women, minorities

Julie Gilbert hopes to find customers beyond the company's traditional white male base......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 22nd, 2018

Southwest Airlines to TSA Precheck Customers: Wait 10 Minutes, Get Points

In 2018, most TSA Precheck customers only waited in line for five minutes. Southwest is offering customers who wait for 10 or more minutes rewards points......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 17th, 2018

Southwest CEO on recent incidents: "We need to work hard to gain our customers" trust"

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly weighed in on recent incidents involving the company's fleet Wednesday after a shareholders' meeting in Annapolis, saying the past few weeks have been a "somber time" but that the airline continues to fill flights. .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

Fare fight: Alaska Airlines ready to battle Southwest Airlines in Hawaii, CEO Brad Tilden says

CEO Brad Tilden says Southwest's foray into Hawaii will present challenges but make his airline better. A study has found fares drop on average 24 percent when Southwest lands in a new market......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2018

96-hour sale: Southwest fares fall below $50 one-way, including summer flights

Southwest is known for big fare sales, but it rarely rolls them out for summer flights. However, there is plenty of fine print t.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 15th, 2018

Southwest Airlines Makes Emergency Landing After Cabin Loses Pressure in Third Incident to Hit Carrier in a Month

"I had no idea what was going on or what the outcome was going to be," a passenger told media......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 14th, 2018

Didi Partially Suspends Ride-Hailing Service After Passenger Death

Ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing said it will suspend one of its services for a week amid widening public outrage over the death of a passenger......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjMay 11th, 2018

Southwest Pilots Describe Moment Plane"s Engine Exploded, Shattered Window and Killed Passenger

Pilots have spoken about the mid-air catastrophe in which a woman later died......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekMay 10th, 2018

Carnival forced to give customers a full refund after one if its ships floods during Caribbean cruise (CCL)

Chiyacat/Shutterstock Carnival cruise passenger Marla DeAnn Haase posted a vide.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 7th, 2018