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  • Type: Low Cost
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  • ICAO: SWA

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Southwest cites 'abrupt' demand drop, slows capacity growth

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Carrier reports July load factors in the 40-45% range.

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Southwest Airlines July 2020 International operations as of 12JUL20

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Southwest Airlines in the last few weeks resumed selected International routes, including flights to Jamaica and Bahamas. For the month of July...

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Alaska, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest and United agree to CARES loan terms

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The announcement comes less than a week after the Treasury agreed to terms with five of the other largest carriers in the US.

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Southwest Airlines July 2020 International operations as of 01JUL20

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Southwest Airlines yesterday (01JUL20) resumed International service to The Bahamas, Jamaica and Mexico, on board Boeing 737-700 aircraft...

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American Airlines takes heat for decision to book to capacity

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Controversial move is in contrast to rival Delta Air Lines, which caps capacity at 60% on all flights.

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Recovery Tracker: the global market (w/c June 8)

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As airlines and airports around the world recover from the challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Routes' latest infographic looks at the...

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Oakland targets leisure to lead recovery

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Leisure demand can boost Oakland International after American Airlines’ exit.

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American Airlines ends Oakland service

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American Airlines is dropping Oakland International from its route network.

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Southwest gets $652 million aid tranche from US government

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The LCC can put off downsizing decision until after Sept. 30 as assistance keeps carrier intact during COVID-19 pandemic.

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North America market update

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Routes’ latest North America market round-up, featuring new route launches, capacity changes and news from across the region.

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