Herb Kelleher Founder of Southwest Airlines Dead at 87

Herb Kelleher Founder of Southwest Airlines Dead at 87

Herb Kelleher, the founder of Southwest Airlines, died January 3, 2019. He was 87. The cause of death has not been disclosed. Southwest Airlines issued a statement regarding Kelleher’s death. They stated that he was a maverick, pioneer and innovator. The vision that he had revolutionized the airline business. Kelleher started his career as a […]

Southwest Airlines Misses Inspections but Still Flies Planes

Southwest Airlines Misses Inspections but Still Flies Planes

Southwest Airlines is still flying planes after missed inspections. Southwest notified the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Tuesday that the backup hydraulic systems had not been inspected onĀ 128 Boeing 737 planes. Southwest Airlines initially agreed to ground these planes, which constitute one-fifth of its fleet, until the FAA gave their ruling. The carrier canceled around […]

Southwest Airlines Booking International Flights

Southwest Airlines Booking International Flights

On Monday, Southwest Airlines announced their plans to travel outside the United States. According to the Associated Press, the airline will book international flights starting in early July. The expansion includes trips to the Caribbean this summer, which will begin just in time for travelers to hit the white sandy beaches in tropical locations. Since […]