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  • Type: Low Cost
  • IATA: WN
  • ICAO: SWA

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WORLD ROUTES: Virgin America Conducts Research into Serving St Maarten

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US carrier Virgin America is conducting market research on the Caribbean island of St Maarten as part of its long-term development plans....

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WORLD ROUTES: Southwest Boss Sees MAXimum Benefits from new Boeing Jet

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Airline executives come in all shapes and sizes, but Robert E. Jordan is one of the more approachable in the US airline industry.  After...

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Where Does the Boeing 717 Fly? - October 2013 Network Update

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When Boeing acquired McDonnell Douglas the future of its MD-95 programme was in serious doubt.  However, Boeing stuck with the project with...

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WORLD ROUTES: Southwest Eyes Scraps from Possible American – US Airways Merger

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US low-cost carrier, Southwest Airlines is neither “for or against” the planned American Airlines - US Airways merger, but is looking...

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WORLD ROUTES: Five Minutes with… John Kirby, Senior Director Planning, Southwest Airlines

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Q) What have been the most exciting recent developments at Southwest? A) “Two growth stories stand out for me: AirTran’s...

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Southwest Airlines / airTran Adds New Seasonal Florida Markets from March 2014

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Southwest Airlines and airTran from 08MAR14 is adding 5 new seasonal markets to/from Florida, offering Saturday-only service. Planned operation as...

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Southwest Airlines Adds Atlanta – Washington Reagan Service from Feb 2014

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Southwest Airlines from 13FEB14 is introducing 1 daily Atlanta – Washington Reagan service, in addition to airTran’s 5 daily...

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Southwest Airlines to Launch Houston Hobby – Washington Reagan from August 2013

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Southwest Airlines from 04AUG13 begins Houston Hobby – Washington Reagan service, with 1 daily flight on board Boeing 737-700 aircraft....

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Southwest Secures Reagan National Slot for Houston Hop

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US low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines has been awarded two within-perimeter slot exemptions at Washington Reagan National Airport by the US...

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Southwest Airlines / airTran Nov 2013 Operation Changes

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Southwest Airlines and airTran has outlined planned operation changes from 03NOV13, which includes the following. New airTran routes: Atlanta...

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