COVID Layoffs: Southwest Cancels Plans To Furlough 7,000 Employees After Trump Signs StimulusSouthwest Airlines employees will be spared the company’s next round of anticipated job cuts thanks to the new COVID-19 relief bill signed by President Trump.
Southwest Airlines To Oakland-To-Tucson Nonstop ServiceThe Port of Oakland announced this week that Southwest Airlines will be introducing nonstop service between Oakland International Airport and Tucson, Arizona.
Reopening: Flights From San Jose International Airport To Recently-Reopened Hawaii ResumeFlights between Mineta San Jose International Airport and Hawaii have resumed just in time for the holidays and after the state has reopened to tourists for the first time since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Southwest Airlines To Begin Non-Stop Service From Oakland To Palm SpringsSouthwest Airlines will begin twice-daily flights from Oakland International Airport to Palm Springs, the Port of Oakland announced Thursday.
Southwest Expands Flights From Oakland To Hawaiian IslandsStarting in March, Southwest Airlines will expand its nonstop routes to Hawaii from Oakland International Airport, airport officials said.
Southwest Announces Fare Sale With 1-Way Flights As Low As $49Southwest Airlines has announced a 3-day fare sale for travelers this fall and winter, with tickets going for as low as $49 one-way.
Southwest Jet Suffers Bird Strike While Landing In OaklandA Southwest Airlines flight from Burbank suffered a bird strike while on its final approach to Oakland International Airport Monday, landing safely with no reported injuries.
Ex-Baggage Handler Sentenced For Smuggling Drugs At Oakland Int'l AirportA former Southwest Airlines baggage handler has been sentenced for smuggling marijuana through Oakland International Airport.
Bay Area Airport Workers Stage Demonstration Against Southwest PoliciesContract employees who do work for Southwest Airlines are staging demonstrations at airports across the Bay Area and California Monday over working conditions and the airline's use of non-union contractors.
Southwest Flight Makes Emergency Landing In OaklandA Southwest Airlines flight heading to Las Vegas was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland early Monday after smoke was detected in the cockpit.
Southwest Begins Offering Bay Area To Hawaii Flights With $49 FaresJust days after announcing it has received approval from the federal government, Southwest Airlines is now offering flights from two Bay Area airports to Hawaii to the public.
Southwest Says It Has Gained Approval For California-Hawaii FlightsSouthwest Airlines says it has gained government approval to begin flights between California and Hawaii.
Southwest Airlines Declares 'Operational Emergency' As Weather, Labor Woes MountThe nation's largest domestic carrier has seen an unusually high number of planes grounded; bad weather and a labor dispute between the airline and the mechanics' union are to blame.
Southwest Flight Diverted To Oakland After Lightning StrikeA Southwest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Oakland Thursday morning after it was struck by lightning while taking off from Los Angeles International Airport.
Safety System Helps Stop Southwest Jet's Skid On Burbank RunwayA unique safety system that has been installed at several Bay Area airports may have prevented a catastrophic crash of a Burbank-bound flight out of Oakland Thursday morning.