Articles tagged “southwest airlines”

Airlines

U.S. Airlines Need to Prove They Can Handle the Thanksgiving Holiday on Packed Planes

Will recent airline operational disruptions repeat themselves over the Thanksgiving holiday period in the United States? Carriers have staffed up to guard against such scenarios.

U.S. Airlines Need to Prove They Can Handle the Thanksgiving Holiday on Packed Planes

Business Travel

How Travel Companies Are Meeting the Needs of the Emerging Super Commuter

Frequent business travelers are typically offered the most flexible rates, but now workers tentatively returning to the office are being targeted.

How Travel Companies Are Meeting the Needs of the Emerging Super Commuter

Airlines

U.S. Now Faces Push for Domestic Air Travelers to Show Proof of Vaccine or Negative Test

Some lawmakers say they want to avoid a "devastating winter surge" of coronavirus, but it's doubtful there'll be enough support that reverses Americans' freedom to fly.

U.S. Now Faces Push for Domestic Air Travelers to Show Proof of Vaccine or Negative Test

Airlines

American Airlines Blames Massive Cancellations on Labor and Bad Weather

Airlines like American and Southwest desperately need more workers to avoid a cancellation catastrophe during the upcoming busy holiday travel season.

American Airlines Blames Massive Cancellations on Labor and Bad Weather
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Airlines

Southwest’s Expanded Partnership Brings Bookings to the Sabre Standard

The newly expanded partnership between Southwest Airlines and Sabre GDS is now live, bringing the airline to a higher operating level via Sabre: a boon for corporate travel managers and travel management companies industry-wide.

Southwest’s Expanded Partnership Brings Bookings to the Sabre Standard

Airline Weekly

Southwest Slows Pandemic Recovery Amid Operational and Staffing Issues

Southwest is paying the price for its meltdown earlier in October, which left thousands of passengers stranded all over the country. When once the airline saw profits for the rest of the year, now it sees only losses.

Southwest Slows Pandemic Recovery Amid Operational and Staffing Issues

Business Travel

Corporate Travel Is a Lightning Rod In Carbon Offsets Debate

Some travel and hospitality companies have good intentions when it comes to becoming more sustainable enterprises, but there are still some uncomfortable truths.

Corporate Travel Is a Lightning Rod In Carbon Offsets Debate

Airlines

American and Southwest Support Federal Vaccine Mandate, Reject Texas Gov.

The more airline employees and passengers that get vaccinated, the fewer people who will get sick or die. That's good for public health and good for business.

American and Southwest Support Federal Vaccine Mandate, Reject Texas Gov.

Airline Weekly

Southwest Airlines: Don’t Blame Our Weekend From Hell on Pilots

Southwest was forced to cancel almost 2,000 flights during the Columbus Day weekend as it faced a perfect storm of weather, air traffic control issues, and staffing shortages. One thing not to blame: A pilot sickout that right-wing media speculated was the cause.

Southwest Airlines: Don’t Blame Our Weekend From Hell on Pilots

Airlines

Full Video: Incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan at Skift Global Forum 2021

Southwest Airline's incoming CEO says he has a "bias for action." That's not a bad trait to have in an environment where everything has changed in the last 18 months.

Full Video: Incoming Southwest CEO Robert Jordan at Skift Global Forum 2021

Airlines

Why Holdout Delta Air Lines Is Still Not Mandating Vaccines for Workers

Delta Air Lines is getting public relations blowback by not mandating its employees be vaccinated. Delta points to its voluntary vaccination program as a success, but the Atlanta-based carrier said it will fall into line when the federal government requires contractors to vaccinate crews.

Why Holdout Delta Air Lines Is Still Not Mandating Vaccines for Workers

Airlines

Southwest Will Now Require Employees to Be Vaccinated, Following Others

United Airlines set the example, now Southwest has told employees they must their submit vaccination status and documentation next month, ahead of a Dec 8. deadline. Expect more carriers to follow.

Southwest Will Now Require Employees to Be Vaccinated, Following Others