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Southwest Airlines Launches Renewable Ventures Subsidiary to Advance Sustainable Aviation Fuel And Announces Investment In LanzaJet

Southwest Airlines Co. has announced the launch of Southwest Airlines Renewable Ventures (SARV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Southwest Airlines® dedicated to creating more opportunities for Southwest to obtain scalable sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a critical component in the success of the carrier’s goal to replace 10% of its total jet fuel consumption with SAF by […]

Southwest Airlines Plans Customer Experience Enhancements and Modernization of Brand

Redesigned aircraft cabin interior featuring RECARO aircraft seats to debut in early 2025 Existing Boeing 737 MAX 8 and -800s to include onboard power ports and larger overhead bins Uniform refresh process underway to bring newly-designed apparel to Employees Southwest Airlines Co. is onboarding a new look and feel with plans for redesigned aircraft cabin […]

Southwest Airlines Unveils Imua One, A High-flying Tribute, with Gratitude to Southwest Employees and the People in Hawaii They Serve

Southwest Airlines Co., on the anniversary of its first interisland flights within Hawaii, commemorates beginning a fifth year of serving the Aloha State by introducing Imua One™, a Hawaii-themed aircraft livery that symbolizes an enduring partnership between the Hawaiian Islands and Southwest Airlines®. The high-flying tribute is dedicated to Southwest® Employees and to communities across […]

Southwest Airlines now offers Espresso + Cream Iced Coffee Inflight

The coffee options inflight at Southwest Airlines just got even cooler with Community Coffee’s Espresso + Cream iced coffee available onboard for Customers to purchase for $4. Community Coffee has been the official inflight coffee of Southwest Airlines since 2016, and we are excited to welcome this new drink onboard—especially after learning from Mintel that 42% […]

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 […]