Southwest Airlines and its employees “have a cost challenge, and it is one that looms large,” especially in light of American Airlines’ restructuring under bankruptcy protection, Southwest CEO Gary Kelly declared in a memo to employees this week. The message to workers at Southwest and its AirTran Airways subsidiary is stark, describing what Kelly sees as the challenge from all major carriers that already have restructured under Chapter 11: United Continental, Delta Air Lines and US ...
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