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Articles tagged “gary kelly”

Southwest CEO: Cheaper Fuel Won’t Change Our 2019 Game Plan

Southwest CEO: Cheaper Fuel Won’t Change Our 2019 Game Plan

Brian Sumers, Skift

Given Southwest's track record and strong balance sheet, some analysts wonder why the airline keeps hedging fuel. But the airline is sticking with its strategy.

1 year ago

Southwest’s Engine Type Considered Among Most Reliable Despite Recent Issues

Southwest’s Engine Type Considered Among Most Reliable Despite Recent Issues

Brian Sumers, Skift

The pictures from Southwest Flight 1380 are scary. But flying remains incredibly safe. Investigators will undoubtedly figure out what happened, and when they do, flying will be even safer.

2 years ago

Southwest CEO Doesn’t Expect Business to Be This Good Forever

Southwest CEO Doesn’t Expect Business to Be This Good Forever

Hannah Sampson, Skift

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly doesn't always make the decisions that Wall Street wants to see, so don't expect him to deviate from his cautious stance.

3 years ago