Monday, May 27, 2024

Southwest Airlines to purchase up to 680 million gallons of SAF

Southwest Airlines has announced an offtake agreement with USA BioEnergy for up to 680 million gallons of neat sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Over the term of the 20-year agreement, once blended with conventional jet fuel, the SAF could produce the equivalent of 2.59 billion gallons of net-zero fuel and avoid 30 million metric tons of CO2. Southwest […]

Southwest Airlines keeps up with changing demand

Southwest Airlines has experienced strong growth helped by international expansion, and updating products on offer, says Wally Devereaux. The managing director of cargo and charters tells Air Cargo Week that the airline has grown on international routes and is seeing healthy maturity in those markets. Product offerings has been updated to include new options for […]

Southwest Airlines starts international cargo services

Southwest Airlines Cargo has started its international shipping programme with services between the USA and Mexico City. It passed the milestone on Sunday 15 July and later this summer it intends to add the ability to ship between the USA and Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos before adding other international destinations to […]

Southwest Airlines Cargo to cross the border

US low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines is to begin shipping cargo to select international destinations beginning in May 2018, subject to requisite government approvals. The first international destinations Southwest Airlines Cargo expects to serve are Mexico City, Cancun, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta with more international destinations planned for 2018. “By offering the cross-border […]

Carriers given permission for US – Havana services

Eight US carriers have been given permission to fly to Havana by the US Department of Transportation, filling the 20 daily flights agreed by the US and Cuban governments. Twelve airlines applied to serve the island nation’s capital, and Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines, Spirit Airlines and […]