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Southwest CEO tests positive for Covid days after unmasked Senate hearing with other airline chiefs

American Airlines CEO Doug Parker, Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly and United Airlines CEO Scott Kirby testify during a Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation oversight hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., December 15,...

Southwest and British Airways deals send Velocys shares surging

pic4you | E+ | Getty Images Shares of London-listed fuels technology firm Velocys rose by more than 40% on Wednesday after it announced two deals related to the supply of aviation fuel. In a...

Why airlines like Southwest, Delta, United and American struggle for profit

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett once called himself an “air-o-holic” because of how tempted he is to invest in commercial airlines. But he learned the hard way, twice, that the industry can be a risky...

Southwest offers staff extra pay, frequent flyer miles to avoid holiday travel disruptions

A baggage handler pushes a bag near a Southwest Airlines airplane at Hollywood Burbank Airport in Burbank, California, October 10, 2021. Robyn Beck | AFP | Getty Images Southwest Airlines on Saturday offered its...

American, Southwest CEOs vow not to fire workers over federal vaccine mandate

Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly (R) speaks alongside American Airlines chairman and CEO Doug Parker (L) following a meeting with other airline executives at the White House about extending economic assistance to...

Southwest Airlines trims flights again to manage staffing crunch

Southwest Airlines said mass flight cancellations and delays that disrupted travel for tens of thousands of customers earlier this month cost it $75 million and that it plans to further trim its schedule. The...