LUV - Southwest Airlines Co.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
54.77
-0.03 (-0.05%)
At close: 4:00PM EDT
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Previous Close54.80
Open54.85
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range54.34 - 55.21
52 Week Range49.76 - 66.99
Volume5,031,650
Avg. Volume5,234,631
Market Cap31.877B
Beta1.23
PE Ratio (TTM)9.46
EPS (TTM)5.79
Earnings DateApr 26, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield0.50 (0.91%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-03-06
1y Target Est71.68
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  • MarketWatch3 hours ago

    Female pilots are a rarity at commercial airlines in the U.S.

    Tammie Jo Shults, the Southwest Airlines pilot who made an emergency landing this week, is an anomaly among U.S. pilots.

  • CNBCyesterday

    Deadly Southwest engine blast could shake any traveler but air travel has become remarkably safe

    A deadly engine failure aboard a Southwest Airlines flight broke a nine-year streak of zero passenger fatalities aboard U.S. airlines.

  • MarketWatchyesterday

    Are you a nervous flyer? Here’s how to find out the age of your airplane

    The official investigation into the failure of a Boeing 737-700 BA engine on a Southwest (LUV) flight is currently focusing on fatigue in the fan blade and the engine cover. Jennifer Riordan, a Wells Fargo (WFC) employee from Albuquerque, N.M., died after being partially sucked out of the plane through a broken window before other passengers pulled her back inside. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will order engine inspections of the model that exploded on Southwest flight 1380, which was en route from New York’s LaGuardia Airport to Dallas Love Field, the agency announced on Wednesday.

  • European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests
    Associated Pressyesterday

    European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.

  • The Wall Street Journal2 days ago

    [$$] Airline Regulators Call for Emergency Inspections of Boeing 737 Engines

    U.S. aviation regulators in the wake of this week’s fatal Southwest Airlines accident imposed emergency inspection requirements for jet engines that power many Boeing 737 jetliners around the world.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    U.S., Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident

    WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) engine blowout earlier this week, citing risks of a similar mishap. The directives by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency for inspections of CFM56-7B engines, made by CFM International, indicated rising concerns since a similar failure in 2016 of the same type of engine. The engine explosion on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 on Tuesday was caused by a fan blade that broke off, the FAA said.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    U.S., Europe order emergency checks on engine type in Southwest accident

    WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. and European airline regulators on Friday ordered emergency inspections within 20 days of nearly 700 aircraft engines similar to the one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) engine blowout earlier this week, citing risks of a similar mishap. The directives by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency for inspections of CFM56-7B engines, made by CFM International, indicated rising concerns since a similar failure in 2016 of the same type of engine. The engine explosion on Southwest Airlines flight 1380 on Tuesday was caused by a fan blade that broke off, the FAA said.

  • United Continental Makes Progress on Its Master Plan
    Motley Fool2 days ago

    United Continental Makes Progress on Its Master Plan

    United's pretax margin is still falling due to rising fuel prices, but at least the airline's unit revenue trajectory is holding up despite its own accelerating capacity growth.

  • PR Newswire2 days ago

    Southwest Airlines Response To Emergency Airworthiness Directive

    Southwest Meets and Exceeds All Requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration Emergency Airworthiness Directive DALLAS , April 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) acknowledges ...

  • FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident
    Associated Press2 days ago

    FAA orders more engine inspections after Southwest accident

    The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered ultrasound inspections of hundreds of jet engines like the one that blew apart at 32,000 feet in a deadly accident aboard a Southwest Airlines plane.

  • Headwinds That Might Dent Airline Industry Momentum
    Zacks2 days ago

    Headwinds That Might Dent Airline Industry Momentum

    Headwinds That Might Dent Airline Industry Momentum

  • FAA orders emergency inspections of engines after fatal Southwest flight
    American City Business Journals2 days ago

    FAA orders emergency inspections of engines after fatal Southwest flight

    The engine model that failed on a Southwest Airlines Co. flight earlier this week is expected to undergo emergency inspections as ordered by the Federal Aviation Administration.

  • U.S., European regulators mandate checks on some 737 engines
    Reuters2 days ago

    U.S., European regulators mandate checks on some 737 engines

    WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - European and U.S. airline regulators on Friday ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) accident earlier this week. Engine maker CFM International on Friday recommended the ultrasonic inspections on fan blades that have been used in more than 30,000 cycles, and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Administration are making those recommendations into requirements.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    U.S., European regulators mandate checks on some 737 engines

    WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - European and U.S. airline regulators on Friday ordered mandatory inspections within 20 days of aircraft engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines (LUV.N) accident earlier this week. Engine maker CFM International on Friday recommended the ultrasonic inspections on fan blades that have been used in more than 30,000 cycles, and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European Aviation Safety Administration are making those recommendations into requirements.

  • Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet
    Associated Press2 days ago

    Southwest sends apology, $5K, to passengers on damaged jet

    Southwest has sent a letter of apology, a $5,000 check and a $1,000 travel voucher to passengers who were on a flight that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after an engine exploded. "Please ...

  • The Latest: FAA orders inspections of more jet engines
    Associated Press2 days ago

    The Latest: FAA orders inspections of more jet engines

    The Latest on the plane that made an emergency landing in Philadelphia (all times local): 5:18 p.m. The Federal Aviation Administration has ordered inspections of more jet engines like the one that blew ...

  • Reuters2 days ago

    European agency orders expanded Boeing 737 engine checks after accidents

    The European Aviation Safety Agency on Friday ordered emergency checks on some Boeing 737 jet engines, followed by regular inspections, in response to two Southwest Airlines engine blowouts including a ...

  • Reuters2 days ago

    U.S., Europe to order emergency inspections of engines after Southwest crash -sources

    U.S. and European regulators on Friday will announce they are requiring emergency inspections within the next 20 days of fan blades of nearly 700 CFM56-7B engines worldwide after the crash this week of a Southwest Airlines jet that killed one person, two sources said. The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and European regulators will announce they are mandating the inspections that were recommended by engine maker CFM International, a partnership of France’s Safran SA and General Electric Co, in a bulletin earlier Friday. The emergency inspections apply to 681 engines worldwide, including 352 in the United States.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Engine maker CFM recommends urgent checks on some Boeing 737 engines

    Aircraft engine maker CFM International said on Friday it was recommending expanded inspections within 20 days of engines similar to one involved in a fatal Southwest Airlines accident earlier this week. ...

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Southwest giving passengers $5,000 checks on accident flight

    Southwest Airlines Co confirmed Friday it has sent $5,000 checks to passengers aboard a flight that made an emergency landing this week after an engine failed, killing a passenger. The airline confirmed news reports from passengers it had sent the checks along with $1,000 travel vouchers. The CFM56 jet engine on Southwest flight 1380 blew apart over Pennsylvania on Tuesday, about 20 minutes after the Dallas-bound flight left New York’s LaGuardia Airport with 149 people on board.

  • Southwest Airlines should have moved quicker to inspect engines tied to fatal Flight 1380, union lawyer says
    American City Business Journals2 days ago

    Southwest Airlines should have moved quicker to inspect engines tied to fatal Flight 1380, union lawyer says

    The longtime general counsel for Southwest mechanics talks of what he has learned in decades of dealing with airlines and how it pertains to Flight 1380.

  • Southwest Airlines offering $5,000 checks to passengers aboard flight 1380
    American City Business Journals2 days ago

    Southwest Airlines offering $5,000 checks to passengers aboard flight 1380

    “Our primary focus and commitment is to assist you in every way possible," Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said in a letter to customers.

  • The Wall Street Journal2 days ago

    [$$] Engine Maker in Southwest Accident to Issue New Inspection Guidance

    , is expected to issue recommendations for users via a service bulletin it said was being prepared before Tuesday’s accident when an engine exploded on a flight from New York to Dallas, killing one passenger. CFM said the inspection advice would supersede previous guidance issued last year for maintaining fan blades on CFM56-7B engines, the GE spokesman said.

  • CFM issues service bulletin for fan blades in certain pla...
    CNBC Videos2 days ago

    CFM issues service bulletin for fan blades in certain pla...

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports that the jet engine maker CFM has issued a service bulletin for the fan blade in a particular set of engines. Some 2,500 engines will be effected by the order.

  • Manufacturer of the Southwest plane's engine that explode...
    CNBC Videos2 days ago

    Manufacturer of the Southwest plane's engine that explode...

    A joint venture of General Electric and Safran of France is planning to issue a service bulletin on Friday, calling for more scrutiny of the type of engine that exploded on Southwest Flight 1380 this week.