Southwest Airlines Co


  • Week Ahead: Earnings Tell Two Tales Friday, 12 Oct 2007 | 9:23 PM ET

    By the end of the coming week, the corporate earnings picture will be clear and it may not necessarily be one the stock market likes.

  • Making Money Across America: Denver -- Video Roundup Friday, 21 Sep 2007 | 2:18 PM ET

    “Power Lunch” is in Denver, looking at diverse Rocky Mountain success stories that range from real estate to air travel to a new breed of Mexican fast-food restaurants.

  • Southwest Airlines Hikes One-Way Fares up to $10 Tuesday, 4 Sep 2007 | 11:54 AM ET

    Southwest Airlines, the leading U.S. low-cost carrier, Tuesday said it raised one-way fares by up to $10 to offset rising fuel costs.

  • Delta Air Lines Taps Former Northwest Chief as New CEO Tuesday, 21 Aug 2007 | 5:17 PM ET
    Richard Anderson

    Delta Air Lines named former Northwest Airlines Chief Executive Richard Anderson as its new leader on Tuesday.

  • Airlines, Fliers Adjust a Year After Liquid Ban Thursday, 9 Aug 2007 | 11:15 AM ET
    Airplane Takeoff

    Hairspray and hand lotion may still hold travelers up at airport security checks, although U.S. airlines and their passengers have generally adjusted to tighter rules enacted last year.

  • Worries about the credit markets aren't the only reason investors are fleeing to the relative safety of Treasurys. An unwinding of the so-called "carry trade"--a popular financing tool for hedge funds and other big investors--is accelerating the move away from risky assets.

  • United Air Profit More Than Doubles on Cost Controls Tuesday, 24 Jul 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    UAL, parent of No. 2 U.S. carrier United Airlines, on Tuesday said its quarterly profit rose as it controlled costs during the strong summer travel season.

  • Southwest Airlines Executive Chairman to Step Down Thursday, 19 Jul 2007 | 3:50 PM ET

    Southwest Airlines said Thursday that Herb Kelleher will step down as executive chairman of the board of directors at the company's 2008 annual meeting of shareholders.

  • Southwest, Delta Beat Profit Estimates Wednesday, 18 Jul 2007 | 9:03 AM ET
    Southwest Airlines.

    Delta Air Lines and Southwest Airlines, two of the largest U.S. air carriers, reported better-than-expected quarterly profits Wednesday, helped by broadly higher ticket prices and relatively strong demand.

  • CNBC Executive Leadership Awards Tuesday, 17 Jul 2007 | 9:05 AM ET

    The CNBC Executive Leadership Awards honor  executives who have shown exemplary leadership, inspiration and innovation.  More than 300 business leaders attended the third annual gala at the Pierre Hotel in New York Wednesday night and paid special tribute to legendary Federal Reserve Board Chairman Alan Greenspan.

  • Mergers aren’t a “magic elixir for fixing the U.S. airline industry, said Robert Crandall, former chairman and CEO of AMR Corp. , the parent of American Airlines.

  • Southwest Scales Back Expansion as Revenue Growth Slows Wednesday, 27 Jun 2007 | 3:06 PM ET

    Leading discount carrier Southwest Airlines, facing rising costs and tougher competition, plans to trim its expansion through next year.

  • It's Time for the Lightning Round! Friday, 15 Jun 2007 | 8:01 PM ET

    Kraft, Canon, Office Depot, Southwest Air and more...Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Southwest Airlines Warns Growth May Slow on Weak Revenue Wednesday, 13 Jun 2007 | 2:14 PM ET

    The CEO of Southwest Airlines said Wednesday that the low-cost carrier could be forced to put the brakes on growth because revenue isn't rising as fast as expected.

  • Northwest Airlines Shares Could Debut Overvalued Sunday, 20 May 2007 | 5:04 PM ET

    Northwest Airlines is hoping for the highest valuation in its history when it emerges from bankruptcy protection May 31. But there are signs that it may be a little rich for some investors.

  • Latest Airfare Hike Unravels in Some Markets Monday, 14 May 2007 | 3:37 PM ET

    Last weeks' $5 increase on domestic air fares eroded further along with the ability of major airlines to pass their high fuel expenses to passengers during the peak summer travel season.

  • Delta Air Lines and AMR's American Airlines said they raised air fares, testing pricing power a week after a similar effort failed. Continental is also said to have increased prices.

  • Airfare Hike Roll Back Hints at Weakening Demand Monday, 7 May 2007 | 4:08 PM ET

    U.S. airlines rolled back much of their recent systemwide fare increases in a sign that carriers are losing pricing power amid softening demand.

  • Continental Airlines and AMR Corp.'s American Airlines said they raised fares systemwide on flights in the continental United States by $5 each way in what may be a crucial test of industry pricing power ahead of the busy summer travel season.

  • De La Hoya Gets Down to Business Against Mayweather Friday, 4 May 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    Oscar De La Hoya does more than fight boxing matches -- he promotes and markets them. And his Golden Boy Promotions has pulled together a marketing and sponsorship campaign for his battle against Floyd Mayweather that the company hopes will rejuvenate the sport.

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