September 22, 2017

Southwest Still Going Strong, But Fuel Prices Continue To Rise

Southwest Airlines, known as the world’s low fare carrier, continues to do well. Fourth quarter profits rose 13 % over the same time last year. That rise is due to travelers paying higher average fares. Southwest even said that the first quarter is already looking strong and is well booked. In the second quarter, Southwest […]

Southwest Airlines Is Doing What It Does Best

After nearly 40 years in an industry that is littered with failed airline carcasses, Southwest Airlines is a breath of fresh air as a profitable airline. It has done this even while other airlines were bleeding money in the wake of decreased travel and increasing costs. Southwest has enjoyed success only a few other airlines […]

Southwest Airlines to Acquire AirTran Airways

Dallas based airline company Southwest Airlines has announced plans to acquire AirTran Airways, in the largest take-over to date of a U.S. budget airline. Southwest Airlines has inked an official commitment to acquire all AirTran Holdings, Inc. outstanding stock for a combination of Southwest Airlines’  stock and cash. Southwest says that the acquisition of AirTran […]