The Southwest Airlines Effect: Spreading Low-Fares All Around, Gary Kelly Speaks

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly made a visit to Atlanta recently for a live onstage Q and A session with Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce president Sam A. Williams to provide insight on their positioning. The low-cost carrier merged with the equally affordable AirTran Airways this spring, making them the Washington region’s dominant air […]

Gary Kelly Officiates Southwest Airlines and AirTran’s Harmonious Union

Gary Kelly, chairman, president and CEO of Southwest Airlines announced in Atlanta on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, that their union with AirTran Airways will be official in time for Valentine’s Day next year. On Feb. 12, 2012, Southwest Airlines will launch new service to and from Atlanta (ATL) with a sweetheart deal. Initial fares will […]