Articles tagged “southwest airlines”

Airlines

Air Taxis to LAX? Southwest in Deal With Archer Aviation 

The partnership between Southwest and Archer Aviation will bring eVTOLs to California airports, but the timeline is currently unclear.

Air Taxis to LAX? Southwest in Deal With Archer Aviation 

Airlines

Delta Falls Short of Expectations as It Grapples With Seating Surplus

Delta, which has consistently been one of the most profitable U.S. airlines, slightly underperformed in the second quarter, partly due to an oversupply of domestic seats. That could signal trouble for domestic carriers this summer.

Delta Falls Short of Expectations as It Grapples With Seating Surplus

Airlines

Elliott Calls Southwest’s Board ‘Profoundly Out of Touch’ as Activist Campaign Heats Up

The hedge fund claims it now has multiple allies that support a leadership overhaul at Southwest.

Elliott Calls Southwest’s Board ‘Profoundly Out of Touch’ as Activist Campaign Heats Up

Airlines

Southwest Adds IndiGo Co-Founder to Board in Latest Line of Defense Against Elliott

Gangwal’s appointment comes after activist investor Elliott criticized the airline’s board for not having enough directors with external airline experience.

Southwest Adds IndiGo Co-Founder to Board in Latest Line of Defense Against Elliott

Airlines

Justice Department Plans to Ask Boeing to Plead Guilty Over 737 Max Linked to Fatal Crashes

If Boeing is convicted of committing a felony, it could become harder for the plane maker to win contract work with the federal government.

Justice Department Plans to Ask Boeing to Plead Guilty Over 737 Max Linked to Fatal Crashes

Podcasts

Xbox’s Travel Insights, Southwest’s Critics and Blackstone’s UK Expansion

Today's podcast looks at Xbox' lessons for the travel industry, Elliott Investment Management's message for Southwest, and Blackstone's latest UK acquisition.

Xbox’s Travel Insights, Southwest’s Critics and Blackstone’s UK Expansion

Airlines

Southwest Cuts Financial Outlook, Blames Revenue Management ‘Complexities’

Southwest's cut in revenue guidance for the current quarter comes just three weeks after a vocal activist investor called for big changes at the airline.

Southwest Cuts Financial Outlook, Blames Revenue Management ‘Complexities’

Airlines

American Airlines Hits Pause on Pilot Hiring

American is the latest major U.S. carrier to pause hiring new pilots. The carrier is facing a weaker financial outlook for the second quarter and is moderating its growth for the year.

American Airlines Hits Pause on Pilot Hiring

Airlines

Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

As JetBlue makes carry-on bags free for all passengers, is United's isolated market positioning becoming increasingly untenable?

Why JetBlue’s Baggage Change Leaves United Airlines on its Own

Airlines

FAA Seeks to Toughen Safety Rules on Public Charter Carriers Like JSX

The move could be a blow to carriers like JSX, whose appeal is in part offering customers a private jet-like experience.

FAA Seeks to Toughen Safety Rules on Public Charter Carriers Like JSX