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Southwest Airlines Joins Vision 2045 Campaign to Highlight Environmental Sustainability Efforts

Southwest Airlines Co. is excited to announce it has joined the Vision 2045 campaign, a collaboration among multiple organizations and companies to share films and resources that aim to inspire businesses and people to take action toward a more sustainable future.   “Southwest® is honored to be part of the Vision 2045 campaign showcasing how […]

Southwest airlines announces 15-year agreement with velocys For 219 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel

Southwest airline announced a 15-year offtake agreement with Velocys Renewables LLC (“Velocys”) for 219 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). As announced by Velocys, once blended with conventional jet fuel, the SAF could produce the equivalent of 575 million gallons of net-zero1 fuel and avoid 6.5 million metric tons of CO2 over the term […]

Southwest Deadly Engine Failures Bring FAA Under Scrutiny

Southwest Airlines is still feeling the consequences of the deadly engine failure on April 17, 2018. In addition to lawsuits by eight passengers of the flight and one passenger’s husband, United States authority body has announced launching an investigation into the supervision of the carrier. The investigation references a similar incident with engine fan blade […]

Southwest reaches farther with 50 new international routes

To date, Southwest – the largest airline in the U.S. by passenger numbers as well as the largest low-cost carrier in North America – has been flying  near-international routes. But now, the one-time regional airline is looking to fly further outside the U.S., with up to 50 untapped destinations including South America, the airline’s chief […]

Southwest fatal accident related to missing engine fan blade?

More details about Southwest Airlines flight 1380 engine accident on April 17, 2018 are emerging. Following the news of a passenger death, it now appears that the cause of the accident might be connected to metal fatigue and a missing fanblade of the engine. The flight was en route from New York LaGuardia (LGA) to […]