How Southwest Airlines Created a Mass Market for Air Travel
Herb Kelleher created the first budget airline, which found great success by simplifying everything from the destinations to the (lack of) snacks served on board.
Southwest Airlines: A Case Study in Employee Engagement
Having employees apply innovative thinking outside of the scope of their daily functions benefits both employees and employers.
For Frequent Fliers, Using Miles Is Getting Easier
According to the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey of more than 7,000 domestic and international flights that are scheduled from June through October, 76.6 percent offer reward seats.
Despite Big Fuel Savings, Airlines Don't Expect Lower Fares
Carriers in the U.S. said they will save millions of dollars in fuel costs, but won't be passing that savings along to passengers.
The Feds Don't Want In-Flight Cell Phone Calls, Either
The U.S. Department of Transportation has a hang-up with in-flight calls, perhaps enough to put an official kibosh on them – and soon.
SeaWorld, Southwest Airlines Terminate Partnership Amid 'Blackfish' Fallout
While the companies chalked it up to 'shifting priorities,' the announcement comes on the heels of widespread urgings by animal activists.
WATCH: Southwest Flight Attendant Delivers Hilarious Safety Announcement
This flight attendant could probably double as a standup comedian, with her spiced-up safety announcement garnering over 1.5 million views on YouTube.
Southwest Airlines' Landing Mix-Up Could Have Been Super Scary
Despite the inconvenience to passengers, mistakenly landing at the wrong airport points to larger security and safety issues.