More Southwest Airlines flight disruptions follow a weekend of cancellations
Southwest Airlines travelers are facing another day of disruptions. The carrier suspended hundreds of additional flights on Monday, after canceling and delaying thousands over the weekend — reportedly due to air traffic control issues and weather. The airline has canceled more than 360 flights and delayed another 1056 as of...
Flights cancelled as Southwest Airlines continues to deal with staffing shortages
WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WWLP) – Multiple flights cancelled daily as Southwest Airlines continues to deal with staffing shortages. An experience felt by many people at Bradley International Airport in Connecticut Monday morning and even more people, tens of thousands of travelers around the country, as Southwest Airlines experiences flight cancellations and delays nationwide.
Southwest cancellations, Indigenous Peoples Day, Boston Marathon: 5 things you need to know Monday
Cities celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day and Columbus Day, Southwest Airlines cancels more flights and more news to start your Monday.
Southwest Airlines cancellations continue into Monday
More Southwest Airlines flights were canceled Monday following a weekend of service disruptions that left travelers stranded across the nation. According to FlightAware's flight-tracking website, 363 Southwest flights were canceled, and 869 were delayed on Monday. The Associated Press reported that the Dallas-based airline blamed weather and air traffic control...
Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Southwest Airlines, Robinhood, SoFi Technologies and more
Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket:. Southwest Airlines (LUV) – The airline canceled more than 1,800 flights over the weekend, citing bad weather, air traffic control issues and staff shortages. Southwest disputed speculation that its high level of cancellations compared to other airlines was due to employee protests of a Covid-19 vaccine mandate. Southwest fell 2.8% in premarket trading.
Southwest wins preliminary injunction against flight website Kiwi to stop it from posting the airline's fares
A judge ruled that Kiwi breached Southwest's terms by scraping the airline's flight data and fare from its website.
Southwest Airlines says staff must be vaccinated against Covid by Dec. 8 under federal rules
Southwest Airlines said its 56,000-person workforce staff must be vaccinated by Dec. 8 to continue employment. American Airlines, Alaska Airlines and JetBlue Airways made similar announcements last week. Southwest Airlines said Monday that its 56,000-person workforce must be vaccinated against Covid-19 by Dec. 8 to continue working at the airline...
Southwest Airlines' incoming CEO says carrier will cut flights next year if staffing falls short
Southwest Airlines is in the process of adding some 10,000 workers through next year. The Dallas-based airline was left short-staffed during a summer peak after thousands of workers took buyouts and leaves of absence. Incoming CEO Bob Jordan vowed not to repeat the summer's flight disruptions. Southwest Airlines customers suffered...
Start booking those 2022 vacation days: Southwest offering 40% off Hawaii tickets
The airline's Hawaii sale is good for travel in early 2022.
80 Southwest Airlines flights canceled Sunday in Austin leaves travelers stranded
AUSTIN, Texas — As the Austin City Limits Music Festival wraps up for 2021, festivalgoers will be headed back to the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (ABIA) but could face some travel delays if flying with Southwest Airlines. Dozens of flights were canceled this weekend leaving many people with nowhere to go.
Southwest Airlines rolls out new Covid-19 vaccine incentives for staff
Southwest's vaccine incentive includes 16 hours of extra pay to most employees and pay for 13 trip segments for pilots and flight attendants. The airline will also end Covid pay protections for staff in mid-November if they are unvaccinated. The policy follows similar plans by other airlines, which were rolled...
Southwest Airlines just started selling tickets for 2022 travel and its website went down
Southwest's website often gets overwhelmed, especially when it launches major fare sales.
Vaccine Mandates Spark Protests at American, Southwest Airlines
Both companies have put mandates into place to comply with the federal requirements put in place by Democratic President Joe Biden.
Southwest Airlines Announces 40% Off Flights To Hawaii, But You Have To Act Fast
TravelAwaits participates in affiliate programs with various companies. We may earn commission when you click on or make purchases via links. Southwest Airlines is offering deeply discounted flights to customers looking to visit Hawaii. Passengers can save 40 percent on flights if they book before October 7. The discount applies to flights from January 6 to March 9, about a month after the state’s COVID restrictions are set to expire. To receive the discount (expanded on below), simply enter promo code HAWAII2022 when booking a flight on the airline’s website.
Southwest Airlines grew to become the US's largest domestic carrier by offering free checked baggage, easy-to-change tickets — and still sticks to unassigned seats
Southwest prides itself on bringing "LUV" to its operation. But it's faced delays and cancellations this holiday season. Here's how it grew so fast.
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