Tag: Gary Kelly

Southwest Airlines announces appointment of Rakesh Gangwal to board of directors

The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. has appointed Rakesh Gangwal as a member of the Board, effective July 7. Gangwal has deep and extensive airline industry experience and is the co-founder of India’s largest airline by fleet size and passengers carried, InterGlobe Aviation, known ...

Southwest Airlines announces board of directors nominees

The Southwest Airlines Co. Board of Directors disclosed that it has nominated 14 candidates to stand for election at the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 15, 2024. As previously announced, "the Board is excited to nominate Lisa Atherton to join the Board as a new Director. Direct...

Southwest Airlines announces nomination of Lisa Atherton to join its board of directors

The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. has named Lisa Atherton as a candidate to join the Board. Atherton, along with other Board nominees, will be on the ballot at the Company's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 15, 2024. Atherton is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bell...

Eduardo Conrado And Elaine Mendoza Nominated to Join Southwest Airlines’ Board of Directors

Eduardo Conrado And Elaine Mendoza Nominated to Join Southwest Airlines’ Board of Directors

Southwest Airlines Co. announced that its Board of Directors has named Eduardo Conrado and Elaine Mendoza as candidates to join the Board. Both Conrado and Mendoza, along with the other Board nominees, will be on the ballot at the 2023 Annual Shareholders Meeting. Conrado and Mendoza are being c...

Jill Soltau To Join Southwest Airlines’ Board of Directors

Jill Soltau To Join Southwest Airlines’ Board of Directors

The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. has appointed Jill Soltau as a member of the Board, effective February 15. Soltau, along with the other Board nominees, will be on the ballot for the Southwest Airlines 2023 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Soltau served as the Chief Executive O...

Southwest’s CEO Gary Kelly Outlines Plans to Avoid Layoffs and Furloughs

In a video message to Employees today, Southwest Airlines Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly outlined the Company’s plans to avoid furloughs and layoffs through 2021.  You can watch the video here: https://www.swamedia.com/releases/release-3b00a21770a21c5c30a52599d17dc36d-gary-kelly-outlines-plans-t...

Southwest Airlines Outlines Continued and Enhanced Commitment to Increase Diversity in Leadership

Southwest Airlines Co. today reinforced a continued commitment to putting People first and championing an inclusive workplace for all Employees. In a video message for the Company’s Employees, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer Gary Kelly shared, “Our diversity & inclusio...

Southwest Airlines Reaches Agreement in Principle on The Payroll Support Program

Southwest Airlines Reaches Agreement in Principle on The Payroll Support Program

Southwest Airlines Co. today announced it has reached an agreement in principle with the United States Department of Treasury about the general terms expected on the Payroll Support Program (“program”) under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). Under the agr...

Southwest Airlines reports second quarter income despite 737 Max groundings

Southwest Airlines reports second quarter income despite 737 Max groundings

Southwest Airlines has reported a record second quarter net income of $741 million – which came despite the negative impact on business due to the grounding of its Boeing 737 Max fleet. The airline also said it achieved record operating revenues of $5.9 billion, a 2.9 per cent rise on the same...

Southwest reports income fall due to various factors including 737 Max groundings

Southwest reports income fall due to various factors including 737 Max groundings

Southwest Airlines has reported in the first quarter (Q1) of 2019 net income of $387 million - a decline on the $463 million in Q1 2018 - which it said was due to the impact of the grounding of its 737 Max 8 aircraft and other factors. The US carrier also recorded record operating revenues of $...

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