Gary Kelly

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Gary Kelly said : "We had a very good meeting with the chief [of staff]," "The first CARES Act kept this country out of pandemic and I think the only mistake that was made is that it didn't go far enough and long enough" External link

upi Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Chief Meadows assured us that the White House is very interested in getting something done, so we reached out to the Speaker, just encouraged two sides working together so we can save jobs and really in a broader sense save this economy,” External link

thehill Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our service to both of these airports will bring new, relevant options for our core customers. Gradually, they’re rediscovering leisure travel across the country as their own situations allow. Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time” External link

forbes Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : “Each airport fits our route system exceptionally well. Palm Springs is a great California destination,” “Southwest has long carried more customers to, from, and within the Golden State than any other airline. Just as we serve multiple airports in metro areas across the country, South Florida is ripe for another. Miami will complement, and augment, existing South Florida service we have in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach” External link

forbes Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time. It matches our available fleet with demand for very popular destinations,” External link

routes-news Friday, September 4, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time,” External link

bloomberg Friday, September 4, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our service to both of these airports will bring new, relevant options for our core customers," External link

nbcdfw Friday, September 4, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Just as we serve multiple airports in metro areas across the country, South Florida is ripe for another," External link

nbcdfw Friday, September 4, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our service to both of these airports will bring new, relevant options for our core customers. Gradually, they're rediscovering leisure travel across the country as their own situations allow," External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly acknowledged : “it’s really almost impossible to plans right now…the rule of thumb you should be using is that we’ll be lowering our capacity in the fourth quarter [4Q2020] roughly 25%, and if demand is like it is today, that won’t be enough” External link

centreforaviation Monday, August 31, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The bottom line result is terrible,” “We’ve got to find a way to eliminate these huge cash losses, and just get to the other side of this pandemic” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Labor ) : “Historically, September is a heavier business travel month after Labor Day,” “And we still haven’t seen much activity from our business travelers, of course” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The bottom line result is terrible,” “We’ve got to find a way to eliminate these huge cash losses, and just get to the other side of this pandemic” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Labor ) : “Historically, September is a heavier business travel month after Labor Day,” “And we still haven’t seen much activity from our business travelers, of course” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

kcci Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

kcci Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

ctvnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

cbs46 Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

foxcarolina Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "It is pure guesswork at this point" External link

wsau Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

cbs46 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

foxcarolina Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “What we have concluded is there shouldn’t be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus,” External link

wsvn Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "It is pure guesswork at this point" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Until we double our traffic, we won't break even," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Until we double our traffic, we won’t break even,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Just as before, I’m personally involved in delivering that message to our federal leaders,” External link

thehill Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Without customers and places and events for them to fly to, we’ll never punch our way out of this crisis,” External link

thehill Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, August 3, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Based on history, in a recessionary environment, it is a long recovery period for businesses," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

wkbn Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

wivb Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president," "This time around, that is not the case" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

wivb Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

tribtown Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president," "This time around, that is not the case" External link

startribune Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

680news Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’re in lockstep with our industry organization – Airlines For America – ... in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 31, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’re in lockstep with our industry organization Airlines For America ... in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

4-traders Friday, July 31, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’re in lock step with our industry organization – Airlines For America – in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 31, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We're in lock step with our industry organization - Airlines For America - in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

4-traders Friday, July 31, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly added : “The terms of the government loan are pretty onerous, including a significant file of warrants. So yeah, I think we would much rather avoid those. And I think what's near and dear to shareholders' heartsit puts restrictions on dividends, which I object to, and share repurchases. I object to that as well” External link

routes-news Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “We have no intention of seeking furloughs, layoffs, pay rate cuts, or benefits cuts through at least the end of this year,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “That amount of losses for only one quarter almost wipes out our profits for an entire year,” “Because of the pandemic, almost no one flew in April, as you all witnessed” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly acknowledged : “last thing we do to keep Southwest financially healthy and viable,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We were prepared for the unexpected, once again,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “Even more, we have no intention of trying to get furloughs, layoffs, pay charge cuts, or advantages cuts via at least the conclusion of this calendar year,” External link

haveeru Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “Even more, we have no intention of looking for furloughs, layoffs, fork out price cuts, or rewards cuts as a result of at least the conclude of this yr,” “We have never had any of these in our 49-12 months record” External link

haveeru Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly mentioned : “Our Company is in intense treatment,” External link

haveeru Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : "Further, we have no intention of seeking furloughs, layoffs, pay rate cuts, or benefits cuts through at least the end of this year," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : "Further, we have no intention of seeking furloughs, layoffs, pay rate cuts, or benefits cuts through at least the end of this year," "We have never had any of these in our 49-year history" External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I can't guarantee it will never happen, especially during these dark pandemic times," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our Company is in intensive care," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “While we have a plan for pay cuts, benefit cuts, furloughs and layoffs, we do not intend to pursue any of those, at least through the end of this year,” “We have plans and ideas about what we would pursue if we’re faced with that prospect. But right now, obviously, we’re working very hard to avoid it” External link

routes-news Friday, July 24, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “While we have a plan for pay cuts, benefit cuts, furloughs and layoffs, we do not intend to pursue any of those, at least through the end of this year,” “We have plans and ideas about what we would pursue if we’re faced with that prospect. But right now, obviously, we’re working very hard to avoid it” External link

routes-news Friday, July 24, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 24, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the way to visualize the situation with Boeing is that basically, where we go from here needs to be negotiated, period" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 24, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 24, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of Covid-19,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, July 24, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’re just going to have to be prepared to have a lot of volatility and be prepared to make frequent adjustments,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, July 24, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It’s not like we’re able to fill up all the flights even with low fares,” “I don’t know how much lower they can go. They are really, really low” External link

bloomberg Friday, July 24, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the way to visualize the situation with Boeing is that basically, where we go from here needs to be negotiated, period" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 24, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the way to visualize the situation with Boeing is that basically, where we go from here needs to be negotiated, period" External link

4-traders Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We will adjust our flight schedule aggressively and frequently in response to this volatile demand environment,” External link

bloomberg Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19," External link

afp-en Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “As part of our Promise, we are limiting seats sold on each flight through at least October 2020 to allow for middle seats to remain open to allow for physical-distancing onboard our aircraft,” External link

thehill Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We were encouraged by improvements in May and June leisure passenger traffic trends, compared with March and April; however, the improving trends in revenue and bookings have recently stalled in July with the rise in COVID-19 cases,” External link

nbcdfw Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We were encouraged by improvements in May and June leisure passenger traffic trends, compared with March and April; however, the improving trends in revenue and bookings have recently stalled in July with the rise in COVID-19 cases," External link

cnbc Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I'm incredibly grateful to those of you who answered the call," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I'm incredibly grateful to those of you who answered the call," "I know there are stories behind every one of those 16,895 decisions -- from your incredible history at Southwest Airlines, to stories of what's ahead in your next phase. And I personally know a lot of those stories, and it is a bittersweet moment for us, for sure" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Overall, I'm very pleased with the response to these programs," External link

cnbc Monday, July 20, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I am incredibly grateful to those of you who answered the call,” External link

bloomberg Monday, July 20, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The recent rise in covid cases and increases in regional restrictions on businesses and states requiring quarantine aren't positive developments for our business," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

4-traders Monday, July 13, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," "We need a significant recovery by the end of this year -- and that's roughly triple the number of passengers from where we are today" External link

ibtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "we are still overstaffed, and COVID cases continue to rise. And, as you know, that directly impacts our business" External link

ibtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," "We need a significant recovery by the end of this year -- and that's roughly triple the number of passengers from where we are today" External link

afp-en Monday, July 13, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "we are still overstaffed, and COVID cases continue to rise. And, as you know, that directly impacts our business" External link

afp-en Monday, July 13, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment,” External link

nypost Monday, July 13, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

4-traders Monday, July 13, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility in this really bad environment,” External link

thehill Monday, July 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The recent rise in Covid cases and increases in regional restrictions on businesses and states requiring quarantine aren’t positive developments for our business. We’re very concerned about the impact on already weak travel demand,” External link

thehill Monday, July 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment,” External link

ibtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

wsau Monday, July 13, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

4-traders Monday, July 13, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

wsau Monday, July 13, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We know these are important destinations for our customers and we're working diligently to resume service when it is safe and meets the needs of our business," "And our hope is to resume service to all of our previously served international destinations by early 2021" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Coming into 2020 we had all kinds of opportunities to grow,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly says : “We have wonderful opportunities to expand this year,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly explains : “We’ll never survive if we don’t have customers,” “The country isn’t fully opened up yet. We’re basically here as an essential service right now for people who need to fly. Right now customers just don’t have a lot of things to go and do. But when the country does open up we want to have a good schedule available so that customers can go and do” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

cjonline Friday, June 5, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

statesman Friday, June 5, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Given our current situation, my No. 1 goal is to protect the future of Southwest Airlines and do my best to provide job security for our employees," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

usaToday Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ll compete hard for customers, understanding it will be a brutal, low-fare environment as there are far more airline seats, and there will be for some time, than there are customers,” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “Do you come out with low prices to stimulate traffic? And what’s the demand?” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our low-cost philosophy, strategy and structure will serve us very well,” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It’s the most cost-effective plane in terms of fuel and maintenance and provides a great customer experience,” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We need to get to the point where we’re all confident people can maintain their health,” External link

krqe Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We put a man on the moon fifty years ago, we will defeat the virus and get back to normal. The question is, is it in a year, three years, five years,” External link

krqe Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The trends are in the right direction,” External link

washtimes Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "That's what radically restructuring means but obviously I am a lot more optimistic and hopeful than that," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the good news for our communities is Southwest comes into this crisis very strong," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We have a lot of cash and low cost structure," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Where we don't have a refund available for a customer we have been very lenient in terms of extending the time they can use their ticket," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “In April, we lost about $1 billion not counting government support, which just isn’t sustainable,” “Things have to improve quickly over the summer and if they don’t, we’ll have to radically restructure Southwest Airlines. If we do, you’ll see a radically restructured industry for that matter” External link

bloomberg Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “In April, we lost about $1 billion not counting government support, which just isn’t sustainable,” “Things have to improve quickly over the summer and if they don’t, we’ll have to radically restructure Southwest Airlines. If we do, you’ll see a radically restructured industry for that matter” External link

TorontoStar Friday, May 22, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Crews get tired. Those are long days, it’s a long work week and they have done a great job,” External link

13newsnow Friday, May 22, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “In terms of our airport environment, we are recommending that the TSA undertake temperature checks at the screening checkpoint,” External link

dallasnews Friday, May 22, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "You won't see full flights on Southwest at least through the end of July, and if we do have more demand for that flight, we'll add additional flights to meet demand," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "You won't see full flights on Southwest at least through the end of July, and if we do have more demand for that flight we'll add additional flights to meet demand," External link

wsau Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "because I do think things continue to improve," External link

4-traders Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don’t think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else, and in fact, you just look at the layered approach that we use. It’s as safe as an environment as you’re going to find," External link

statesman Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We are urging the TSA to begin temperature scans as part of the screening process at the checkpoints,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, May 8, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We are urging the TSA to begin temperature scans as part of the screening process at the checkpoints,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, May 8, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Disney Parks ) : "They need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "We're urging the TSA ... to begin temperature scans as part of the screening process at the checkpoints," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "That's why I think leading up to that wash your hands, don't come to the airport if you're sick. Let's do temperature screening," "Ultimately, obviously, the solution is to have testing, therapeutics, a vaccine" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Disney Parks ) : "They need to have something to be able to do when they get there. So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "It's as safe as an environment as you're going to find" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We've got a great business model and a low cost structure. But we're going to have to fight our way through this,” External link

politico Monday, May 4, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly replied : “It is. We’re doing everything possible to encourage people to come back and fly” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else,” “You look at the layered approach that we use, it’s as safe as any environment you’re going to find” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I think we have what we need to see our way through,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else,” “You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I think we have what we need to see our way through,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The demand is just not there. So obviously, if things don't improve, we have to downsize. We've never had a furlough in our history. We've never had a pay cut in our history. And I'm extraordinarily proud of that. And we certainly don't want to break that record. What I promised our people is I don't know what the future holds, but I do know that we're very well prepared," External link

CBSnews Monday, May 4, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 4, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 4, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 4, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 4, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 4, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 4, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “We’re doing everything possible to encourage people to come back and fly,” External link

nypost Monday, May 4, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’re exercising social distancing on board the aircraft,” “We won’t be booking airplanes full so that people can spread out. So, absolutely we’re doing everything we can to make it as safe as humanly possible” External link

nypost Monday, May 4, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

ibtimes Monday, May 4, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

ibtimes Monday, May 4, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly SAYING : "We're using very deep cleanings every night. We're using electrostatic misters, which will kill the virus on surfaces for up to 30 days. We're exercising social distancing. And onboard the aircraft, we won't be booking airplanes full so that people can spread out. So absolutely, we're doing everything we can to make it as safe as humanly possible" External link

4-traders Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly SAYING : "It's as safe as an environment as you're going to find" External link

4-traders Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We've got a great business model and a low cost structure. But we're going to have to fight our way through this,” External link

politico Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

theage Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t accept that forever more people are going to stay six feet apart and wear masks for the rest of our lives,” External link

fox5atlanta Friday, May 1, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't accept that forever more people are going to stay six feet apart and wear masks for the rest of our lives," External link

startribune Friday, May 1, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t accept that forever more people are going to stay six feet apart and wear masks for the rest of our lives,” External link

tribtown Friday, May 1, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Excluding working capital changes and proceeds from the payroll support program of the CARES Act, our cash burn for April is roughly $900 million and that includes capex and debt service,” “Our goal will be to drive that lower in May and June through more aggressive schedule cuts and hopefully increasing revenues” External link

routes-news Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “In fairness, we don’t need the MAX right now. We don’t need all the airplanes that we have,” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We have a great relationship with Boeing. I think arguably we’re their best customer around the world,” “I have every reason to believe it will continue to work very well together” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’re anxious to get it back in the air,” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “We will have social distancing at the airports and on the airplanes,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "We have decent bookings in place for July," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels," External link

startribune Wednesday, April 29, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The US economy has been at a standstill, and the current outlook for [the] second quarter 2020 indicates no material improvement in air travel trends,” External link

thenational Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

wivb Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we're going to find that there's a strong majority of people who aren't comfortable unless everyone around them has a mask on," External link

upi Wednesday, April 29, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

wivb Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

680news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The net cash burn without working capital changes in April is $900 million,” “We just we can’t continue on at that pace. So we would attack that with additional cost reductions and certainly cuts to the schedule” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Here in Texas, Governor Abbott announced yesterday that the state is opening back up for business and they do informal polls, and it shows three-quarters of the people think it’s too soon,” “We know that we have work to do to convince customers that are willing and able to travel that it is safe to come to the airport, and it’s safe to get on to the airplane” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ve got to have some balance between social distancing and just the affordability for people to fly, right?” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “There’s every reason to have hope and confidence that we can get through this,” “Realistically, we just can’t expect that things are going to be back to normal in six or 12 months. I don’t believe that for a minute” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We entered this crisis prepared with the US airline industry’s strongest balance sheet and most successful business model,” “While the impact of the pandemic is unprecedented, we believe demand for air travel will rebound. And, we intend to emerge with ample liquidity” External link

wishtv Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It just doesn’t pay to not have enough cash in an environment like this,” External link

wishtv Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We can't sustain this kind of cash burn indefinitely," "I'm really interested to see where we are in the June, July August time period, to see how traffic is responding" External link

nbcdfw Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "If traffic doesn't materialize then there's no choice to downsize the airline, but it's premature to make those judgments now," External link

nbcdfw Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “We will have social distancing at the airports and on the airplanes,” External link

wivb Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The U.S. economy has been at a standstill, and the current outlook for second quarter 2020 indicates no material improvement in air travel trends," External link

nationmultimedia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We entered this crisis prepared with the US airline industry’s strongest balance sheet and most successful business model,” “While the impact of the pandemic is unprecedented, we believe demand for air travel will rebound. And, we intend to emerge with ample liquidity” External link

wsvn Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We do think there's a role for the federal government to play here and as an industry we'll be advocating for that," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The U.S. economy has been at a standstill, and the current outlook for second quarter 2020 indicates no material improvement in air travel trends,” External link

forbes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We do think there's a role for the federal government to play here and as an industry we'll be advocating for that," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We do think there's a role for the federal government to play here and as an industry we'll be advocating for that," External link

wsau Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “If things don’t change dramatically over the May-June-July time periods, we’ll have to prepare ourselves for a drastically smaller airline,” “Life can be very humbling and as I’ve said several times, we’ll have to be prepared for every possible scenario” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 24, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ll likely have to make sacrifices to survive this,” “The imperative here is to survive. Many companies will not survive this and it may be through no fault of their own. But Southwest is too precious to lose” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 24, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Some companies have already conceded that they’ll have to downsize or worse, file for bankruptcy,” “But as I’ve told you many times, I can’t promise or guarantee those things won’t befall us. What I can promise is that we will do everything that is humanly possible to avoid those outcomes” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 24, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “If things don’t change dramatically over the May-June-July time periods, we’ll have to prepare ourselves for a drastically smaller airline,” “Life can be very humbling and as I’ve said several times, we’ll have to be prepared for every possible scenario” External link

chicagotribune Friday, April 24, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ll likely have to make sacrifices to survive this,” “The imperative here is to survive. Many companies will not survive this and it may be through no fault of their own. But Southwest is too precious to lose” External link

chicagotribune Friday, April 24, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Some companies have already conceded that they’ll have to downsize or worse, file for bankruptcy,” “But as I’ve told you many times, I can’t promise or guarantee those things won’t befall us. What I can promise is that we will do everything that is humanly possible to avoid those outcomes” External link

chicagotribune Friday, April 24, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t think air travel will snap right back to where it was here this year, maybe it will come back next year,” External link

wivb Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "very hard with the U.S. Treasury Department over the weekend," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’ve just recently booked flights that are leaving Christchurch on the 15th transiting through Sydney and Doha. " External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The load factors are at levels we’ve never seen,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I can’t promise that won’t happen,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We have opportunities to raise capital in the private markets, and now we also have that opportunity with the federal government,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The load factors are at levels we’ve never seen,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I can’t promise that won’t happen,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We have opportunities to raise capital in the private markets, and now we also have that opportunity with the federal government,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Obviously getting home is our first and most important priority however with most countries closing there borders it seems unlikely. " External link

leinsterleader Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Some citizens have ended leases and are going to be left with nowhere to turn. " External link

leinsterleader Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “It is uncertain how long the recovery from this will be, and it is certain this will be far worse than 9/11 was,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We are encouraging all employees to take voluntary leaves or time off without pay where it make sense,” “And we have now frozen all hiring” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “There is no question this is a severe recession for our industry and for us,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “There is no question this is a severe recession for our industry and for us,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It has a 9/11-like feel,” External link

forbes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It has a 9/11-like feel,” External link

forbes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “9/11 wasn’t an economically driven issue for travel it was more fear, quite frankly,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "This isn't economic in the sense that people want to travel but they can't afford to," External link

cbs46 Friday, March 6, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "This isn't economic in the sense that people want to travel but they can't afford to," External link

foxcarolina Friday, March 6, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "This isn't economic in the sense that people want to travel but they can't afford to," External link

fox10tv Friday, March 6, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It wasn’t until literally about a week ago that we saw a drop in our bookings, year over year,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "If you have the kind of ongoing weakness in revenues that we're seeing right now, one would have to do that," External link

cnbc Friday, March 6, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We?ve been through several recessions in my four decades with the company and you do see a sharp drop in business travel in a recessionary period. This feels somewhat like that, hopefully it?ll be short-lived," "9/11 wasn?t an economically driven issue for travel, it was more fear quite frankly and I think that?s what?s manifested this time. I think there?s elements of both but it has a 9/11-type feel. Hopefully, we?ll get this behind us quickly" External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We could discount prices tomorrow and it wouldn't do any good," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our Employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year, and it’s a pleasure to reward our People for all they contribute to our continued success,” External link

newson6 Monday, February 10, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our Employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year, and it’s a pleasure to reward our People for all they contribute to our continued success,” External link

news9 Monday, February 10, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

kxxv Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

wtsp Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

khou Friday, February 7, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

wcnc Friday, February 7, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

13newsnow Friday, February 7, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Part of the tragedy is that that's a great airplane," "We are dedicated to this airplane" External link

dallasnews Friday, August 2, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The longer answer is, I think, it's something that needs to be fully explored and debated and that's not something we're going to do in 90 days," External link

dallasnews Friday, August 2, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly explique : "Nous avons eu des discussions préliminaires avec Boeing au sujet des compensations pour les dommages causés par l'immobilisation au sol du MAX (mais) nous n'avons pas encore trouvé d'accord" External link

capital-FR Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly explique : "Nous avons eu des discussions préliminaires avec Boeing au sujet des compensations pour les dommages causés par l'immobilisation au sol du MAX (mais) nous n'avons pas encore trouvé d'accord" External link

challenges Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly déclaré : «En déduire que cette visite suggère que nous voulons passer de Boeing et du MAX à Airbus et l'A220 n'est pas vrai» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Saturday, April 27, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly declaró : "Hemos comprometido aviones para atender estas importantes rutas transfronterizas al comienzo de la temporada invernal y estamos pidiendo que a Southwest se le permita añadir su competencia de bajo costo, equipaje gratuito, sin tarifa por cambio* y su legendaria atención al cliente para beneficiar a los consumidores de los Estados Unidos y de México" External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:43:00 PM EAT



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Gary Kelly said : "We had a very good meeting with the chief [of staff]," "The first CARES Act kept this country out of pandemic and I think the only mistake that was made is that it didn't go far enough and long enough" External link

upi Thursday, September 17, 2020 9:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Chief Meadows assured us that the White House is very interested in getting something done, so we reached out to the Speaker, just encouraged two sides working together so we can save jobs and really in a broader sense save this economy,” External link

thehill Thursday, September 17, 2020 7:18:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our service to both of these airports will bring new, relevant options for our core customers. Gradually, they’re rediscovering leisure travel across the country as their own situations allow. Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time” External link

forbes Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : “Each airport fits our route system exceptionally well. Palm Springs is a great California destination,” “Southwest has long carried more customers to, from, and within the Golden State than any other airline. Just as we serve multiple airports in metro areas across the country, South Florida is ripe for another. Miami will complement, and augment, existing South Florida service we have in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach” External link

forbes Saturday, September 5, 2020 6:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time. It matches our available fleet with demand for very popular destinations,” External link

routes-news Friday, September 4, 2020 1:41:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Adding these specific airports to our route map will bring us access to additional revenue at a critical time,” External link

bloomberg Friday, September 4, 2020 6:25:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our service to both of these airports will bring new, relevant options for our core customers," External link

nbcdfw Friday, September 4, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Just as we serve multiple airports in metro areas across the country, South Florida is ripe for another," External link

nbcdfw Friday, September 4, 2020 4:51:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our service to both of these airports will bring new, relevant options for our core customers. Gradually, they're rediscovering leisure travel across the country as their own situations allow," External link

patch Friday, September 4, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly acknowledged : “it’s really almost impossible to plans right now…the rule of thumb you should be using is that we’ll be lowering our capacity in the fourth quarter [4Q2020] roughly 25%, and if demand is like it is today, that won’t be enough” External link

centreforaviation Monday, August 31, 2020 9:47:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The bottom line result is terrible,” “We’ve got to find a way to eliminate these huge cash losses, and just get to the other side of this pandemic” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Labor ) : “Historically, September is a heavier business travel month after Labor Day,” “And we still haven’t seen much activity from our business travelers, of course” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 6:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The bottom line result is terrible,” “We’ve got to find a way to eliminate these huge cash losses, and just get to the other side of this pandemic” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Labor ) : “Historically, September is a heavier business travel month after Labor Day,” “And we still haven’t seen much activity from our business travelers, of course” External link

dallasnews Friday, August 28, 2020 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

kcci Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

kcci Thursday, August 13, 2020 9:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

ctvnews Thursday, August 13, 2020 6:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

cbs46 Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

foxcarolina Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:32:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "It is pure guesswork at this point" External link

wsau Thursday, August 13, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

cbs46 Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

foxcarolina Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “What we have concluded is there shouldn’t be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus,” External link

wsvn Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:41:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "It is pure guesswork at this point" External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, August 12, 2020 11:40:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "What we have concluded is there shouldn't be any exceptions, because the exception could be someone who has the virus," External link

wrcbtv Wednesday, August 12, 2020 10:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Until we double our traffic, we won't break even," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, August 5, 2020 11:10:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Until we double our traffic, we won’t break even,” External link

chicagotribune Tuesday, August 4, 2020 10:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Just as before, I’m personally involved in delivering that message to our federal leaders,” External link

thehill Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Without customers and places and events for them to fly to, we’ll never punch our way out of this crisis,” External link

thehill Tuesday, August 4, 2020 5:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

WashingtonPost Monday, August 3, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Based on history, in a recessionary environment, it is a long recovery period for businesses," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, August 2, 2020 4:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

wkbn Sunday, August 2, 2020 3:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

wivb Sunday, August 2, 2020 12:07:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Sunday, August 2, 2020 10:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president," "This time around, that is not the case" External link

khaleejtimes Saturday, August 1, 2020 8:15:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

wivb Saturday, August 1, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

ChinaPost Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

tribtown Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president," "This time around, that is not the case" External link

startribune Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “there was broad support from Congress, the administration and even the president,” “This time around, that is not the case” External link

680news Saturday, August 1, 2020 4:20:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’re in lockstep with our industry organization – Airlines For America – ... in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 31, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’re in lockstep with our industry organization Airlines For America ... in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

4-traders Friday, July 31, 2020 10:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’re in lock step with our industry organization – Airlines For America – in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 31, 2020 8:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We're in lock step with our industry organization - Airlines For America - in support of the labor unions' efforts," External link

4-traders Friday, July 31, 2020 8:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly added : “The terms of the government loan are pretty onerous, including a significant file of warrants. So yeah, I think we would much rather avoid those. And I think what's near and dear to shareholders' heartsit puts restrictions on dividends, which I object to, and share repurchases. I object to that as well” External link

routes-news Tuesday, July 28, 2020 7:12:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “We have no intention of seeking furloughs, layoffs, pay rate cuts, or benefits cuts through at least the end of this year,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “That amount of losses for only one quarter almost wipes out our profits for an entire year,” “Because of the pandemic, almost no one flew in April, as you all witnessed” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly acknowledged : “last thing we do to keep Southwest financially healthy and viable,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We were prepared for the unexpected, once again,” External link

theepochtimes Monday, July 27, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “Even more, we have no intention of trying to get furloughs, layoffs, pay charge cuts, or advantages cuts via at least the conclusion of this calendar year,” External link

haveeru Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : “Even more, we have no intention of looking for furloughs, layoffs, fork out price cuts, or rewards cuts as a result of at least the conclude of this yr,” “We have never had any of these in our 49-12 months record” External link

haveeru Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly mentioned : “Our Company is in intense treatment,” External link

haveeru Monday, July 27, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : "Further, we have no intention of seeking furloughs, layoffs, pay rate cuts, or benefits cuts through at least the end of this year," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly wrote : "Further, we have no intention of seeking furloughs, layoffs, pay rate cuts, or benefits cuts through at least the end of this year," "We have never had any of these in our 49-year history" External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I can't guarantee it will never happen, especially during these dark pandemic times," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our Company is in intensive care," External link

news-yahoo Sunday, July 26, 2020 10:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “While we have a plan for pay cuts, benefit cuts, furloughs and layoffs, we do not intend to pursue any of those, at least through the end of this year,” “We have plans and ideas about what we would pursue if we’re faced with that prospect. But right now, obviously, we’re working very hard to avoid it” External link

routes-news Friday, July 24, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “While we have a plan for pay cuts, benefit cuts, furloughs and layoffs, we do not intend to pursue any of those, at least through the end of this year,” “We have plans and ideas about what we would pursue if we’re faced with that prospect. But right now, obviously, we’re working very hard to avoid it” External link

routes-news Friday, July 24, 2020 5:34:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19,” External link

manilastandardtoday Friday, July 24, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the way to visualize the situation with Boeing is that basically, where we go from here needs to be negotiated, period" External link

news-yahoo Friday, July 24, 2020 5:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19," External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, July 24, 2020 5:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of Covid-19,” External link

themalaymailonline Friday, July 24, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’re just going to have to be prepared to have a lot of volatility and be prepared to make frequent adjustments,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Friday, July 24, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It’s not like we’re able to fill up all the flights even with low fares,” “I don’t know how much lower they can go. They are really, really low” External link

bloomberg Friday, July 24, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the way to visualize the situation with Boeing is that basically, where we go from here needs to be negotiated, period" External link

channelnewsasia Friday, July 24, 2020 12:04:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the way to visualize the situation with Boeing is that basically, where we go from here needs to be negotiated, period" External link

4-traders Thursday, July 23, 2020 11:02:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We will adjust our flight schedule aggressively and frequently in response to this volatile demand environment,” External link

bloomberg Thursday, July 23, 2020 9:15:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We expect air travel demand to remain depressed until a vaccine or therapeutics are available to combat the infection and spread of COVID-19," External link

afp-en Thursday, July 23, 2020 6:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “As part of our Promise, we are limiting seats sold on each flight through at least October 2020 to allow for middle seats to remain open to allow for physical-distancing onboard our aircraft,” External link

thehill Thursday, July 23, 2020 5:50:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We were encouraged by improvements in May and June leisure passenger traffic trends, compared with March and April; however, the improving trends in revenue and bookings have recently stalled in July with the rise in COVID-19 cases,” External link

nbcdfw Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:41:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We were encouraged by improvements in May and June leisure passenger traffic trends, compared with March and April; however, the improving trends in revenue and bookings have recently stalled in July with the rise in COVID-19 cases," External link

cnbc Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I'm incredibly grateful to those of you who answered the call," External link

ibtimes Tuesday, July 21, 2020 1:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I'm incredibly grateful to those of you who answered the call," "I know there are stories behind every one of those 16,895 decisions -- from your incredible history at Southwest Airlines, to stories of what's ahead in your next phase. And I personally know a lot of those stories, and it is a bittersweet moment for us, for sure" External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 21, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Overall, I'm very pleased with the response to these programs," External link

cnbc Monday, July 20, 2020 8:51:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I am incredibly grateful to those of you who answered the call,” External link

bloomberg Monday, July 20, 2020 6:29:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The recent rise in covid cases and increases in regional restrictions on businesses and states requiring quarantine aren't positive developments for our business," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:20:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

aljazeera-en Tuesday, July 14, 2020 4:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

4-traders Monday, July 13, 2020 11:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," "We need a significant recovery by the end of this year -- and that's roughly triple the number of passengers from where we are today" External link

ibtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "we are still overstaffed, and COVID cases continue to rise. And, as you know, that directly impacts our business" External link

ibtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," "We need a significant recovery by the end of this year -- and that's roughly triple the number of passengers from where we are today" External link

afp-en Monday, July 13, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "we are still overstaffed, and COVID cases continue to rise. And, as you know, that directly impacts our business" External link

afp-en Monday, July 13, 2020 10:44:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment,” External link

nypost Monday, July 13, 2020 9:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

4-traders Monday, July 13, 2020 9:23:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility in this really bad environment,” External link

thehill Monday, July 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The recent rise in Covid cases and increases in regional restrictions on businesses and states requiring quarantine aren’t positive developments for our business. We’re very concerned about the impact on already weak travel demand,” External link

thehill Monday, July 13, 2020 9:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment,” External link

ibtimes Monday, July 13, 2020 9:08:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

wsau Monday, July 13, 2020 8:45:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can't rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

4-traders Monday, July 13, 2020 8:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Although furloughs and layoffs remain our very last resort, we can’t rule them out as a possibility obviously in this very bad environment," External link

wsau Monday, July 13, 2020 8:00:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We know these are important destinations for our customers and we're working diligently to resume service when it is safe and meets the needs of our business," "And our hope is to resume service to all of our previously served international destinations by early 2021" External link

arkansasonline Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Coming into 2020 we had all kinds of opportunities to grow,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly says : “We have wonderful opportunities to expand this year,” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly explains : “We’ll never survive if we don’t have customers,” “The country isn’t fully opened up yet. We’re basically here as an essential service right now for people who need to fly. Right now customers just don’t have a lot of things to go and do. But when the country does open up we want to have a good schedule available so that customers can go and do” External link

forbes Wednesday, June 10, 2020 2:48:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

cjonline Friday, June 5, 2020 11:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

statesman Friday, June 5, 2020 10:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Given our current situation, my No. 1 goal is to protect the future of Southwest Airlines and do my best to provide job security for our employees," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, June 3, 2020 10:56:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

usaToday Sunday, May 31, 2020 11:32:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ll compete hard for customers, understanding it will be a brutal, low-fare environment as there are far more airline seats, and there will be for some time, than there are customers,” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “Do you come out with low prices to stimulate traffic? And what’s the demand?” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our low-cost philosophy, strategy and structure will serve us very well,” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It’s the most cost-effective plane in terms of fuel and maintenance and provides a great customer experience,” External link

dallasnews Sunday, May 31, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We need to get to the point where we’re all confident people can maintain their health,” External link

krqe Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We put a man on the moon fifty years ago, we will defeat the virus and get back to normal. The question is, is it in a year, three years, five years,” External link

krqe Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The trends are in the right direction,” External link

washtimes Saturday, May 30, 2020 1:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "That's what radically restructuring means but obviously I am a lot more optimistic and hopeful than that," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly added : "I think the good news for our communities is Southwest comes into this crisis very strong," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We have a lot of cash and low cost structure," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Where we don't have a refund available for a customer we have been very lenient in terms of extending the time they can use their ticket," External link

newschannel5 Saturday, May 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “In April, we lost about $1 billion not counting government support, which just isn’t sustainable,” “Things have to improve quickly over the summer and if they don’t, we’ll have to radically restructure Southwest Airlines. If we do, you’ll see a radically restructured industry for that matter” External link

bloomberg Saturday, May 23, 2020 7:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “In April, we lost about $1 billion not counting government support, which just isn’t sustainable,” “Things have to improve quickly over the summer and if they don’t, we’ll have to radically restructure Southwest Airlines. If we do, you’ll see a radically restructured industry for that matter” External link

TorontoStar Friday, May 22, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Crews get tired. Those are long days, it’s a long work week and they have done a great job,” External link

13newsnow Friday, May 22, 2020 2:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “In terms of our airport environment, we are recommending that the TSA undertake temperature checks at the screening checkpoint,” External link

dallasnews Friday, May 22, 2020 12:18:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "You won't see full flights on Southwest at least through the end of July, and if we do have more demand for that flight, we'll add additional flights to meet demand," External link

news-yahoo Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "You won't see full flights on Southwest at least through the end of July, and if we do have more demand for that flight we'll add additional flights to meet demand," External link

wsau Thursday, May 21, 2020 8:01:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "because I do think things continue to improve," External link

4-traders Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don’t think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else, and in fact, you just look at the layered approach that we use. It’s as safe as an environment as you’re going to find," External link

statesman Wednesday, May 13, 2020 11:36:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We are urging the TSA to begin temperature scans as part of the screening process at the checkpoints,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, May 8, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We are urging the TSA to begin temperature scans as part of the screening process at the checkpoints,” External link

WashingtonPost Friday, May 8, 2020 3:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Disney Parks ) : "They need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

Stuff Wednesday, May 6, 2020 11:38:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "We're urging the TSA ... to begin temperature scans as part of the screening process at the checkpoints," External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "That's why I think leading up to that wash your hands, don't come to the airport if you're sick. Let's do temperature screening," "Ultimately, obviously, the solution is to have testing, therapeutics, a vaccine" External link

CBSnews Wednesday, May 6, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said ( about Disney Parks ) : "They need to have something to be able to do when they get there. So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up," External link

news-yahoo Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "It's as safe as an environment as you're going to find" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:23:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, May 5, 2020 12:11:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We've got a great business model and a low cost structure. But we're going to have to fight our way through this,” External link

politico Monday, May 4, 2020 8:38:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly replied : “It is. We’re doing everything possible to encourage people to come back and fly” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else,” “You look at the layered approach that we use, it’s as safe as any environment you’re going to find” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I think we have what we need to see our way through,” External link

taipeitimes Monday, May 4, 2020 8:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else,” “You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I think we have what we need to see our way through,” External link

jamaicaobserver Monday, May 4, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The demand is just not there. So obviously, if things don't improve, we have to downsize. We've never had a furlough in our history. We've never had a pay cut in our history. And I'm extraordinarily proud of that. And we certainly don't want to break that record. What I promised our people is I don't know what the future holds, but I do know that we're very well prepared," External link

CBSnews Monday, May 4, 2020 4:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 4, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

abs-cbnnews Monday, May 4, 2020 3:59:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

channelnewsasia Monday, May 4, 2020 2:29:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 4, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

alarabiya-en Monday, May 4, 2020 1:45:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 4, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

news-yahoo Monday, May 4, 2020 1:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “We’re doing everything possible to encourage people to come back and fly,” External link

nypost Monday, May 4, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’re exercising social distancing on board the aircraft,” “We won’t be booking airplanes full so that people can spread out. So, absolutely we’re doing everything we can to make it as safe as humanly possible” External link

nypost Monday, May 4, 2020 1:02:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't think the risk on an airplane is any greater risk than anywhere else," "You look at the layered approach that we use, it's as safe as any environment you're going to find" External link

ibtimes Monday, May 4, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we have what we need to see our way through," External link

ibtimes Monday, May 4, 2020 12:21:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly SAYING : "We're using very deep cleanings every night. We're using electrostatic misters, which will kill the virus on surfaces for up to 30 days. We're exercising social distancing. And onboard the aircraft, we won't be booking airplanes full so that people can spread out. So absolutely, we're doing everything we can to make it as safe as humanly possible" External link

4-traders Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly SAYING : "It's as safe as an environment as you're going to find" External link

4-traders Sunday, May 3, 2020 11:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We've got a great business model and a low cost structure. But we're going to have to fight our way through this,” External link

politico Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:20:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, May 3, 2020 10:09:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

theage Sunday, May 3, 2020 9:26:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "need to have something to be able to do when they get there," "So Disney World needs to open back up. Restaurants need to open back up" External link

news-yahoo Saturday, May 2, 2020 7:19:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t accept that forever more people are going to stay six feet apart and wear masks for the rest of our lives,” External link

fox5atlanta Friday, May 1, 2020 8:24:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I don't accept that forever more people are going to stay six feet apart and wear masks for the rest of our lives," External link

startribune Friday, May 1, 2020 12:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t accept that forever more people are going to stay six feet apart and wear masks for the rest of our lives,” External link

tribtown Friday, May 1, 2020 12:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Excluding working capital changes and proceeds from the payroll support program of the CARES Act, our cash burn for April is roughly $900 million and that includes capex and debt service,” “Our goal will be to drive that lower in May and June through more aggressive schedule cuts and hopefully increasing revenues” External link

routes-news Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:14:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “In fairness, we don’t need the MAX right now. We don’t need all the airplanes that we have,” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We have a great relationship with Boeing. I think arguably we’re their best customer around the world,” “I have every reason to believe it will continue to work very well together” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’re anxious to get it back in the air,” External link

forbes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 5:04:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “We will have social distancing at the airports and on the airplanes,” External link

theepochtimes Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "We have decent bookings in place for July," External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, April 29, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels," External link

startribune Wednesday, April 29, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The US economy has been at a standstill, and the current outlook for [the] second quarter 2020 indicates no material improvement in air travel trends,” External link

thenational Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:43:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

wivb Wednesday, April 29, 2020 6:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

therepublic Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:46:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "I think we're going to find that there's a strong majority of people who aren't comfortable unless everyone around them has a mask on," External link

upi Wednesday, April 29, 2020 1:34:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

wivb Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:05:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

dailyjournal Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:01:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

680news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:42:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The net cash burn without working capital changes in April is $900 million,” “We just we can’t continue on at that pace. So we would attack that with additional cost reductions and certainly cuts to the schedule” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Here in Texas, Governor Abbott announced yesterday that the state is opening back up for business and they do informal polls, and it shows three-quarters of the people think it’s too soon,” “We know that we have work to do to convince customers that are willing and able to travel that it is safe to come to the airport, and it’s safe to get on to the airplane” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ve got to have some balance between social distancing and just the affordability for people to fly, right?” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “There’s every reason to have hope and confidence that we can get through this,” “Realistically, we just can’t expect that things are going to be back to normal in six or 12 months. I don’t believe that for a minute” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:33:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels," External link

startribune Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:31:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Trip cancellations remain at unprecedented levels,” External link

tribtown Tuesday, April 28, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We entered this crisis prepared with the US airline industry’s strongest balance sheet and most successful business model,” “While the impact of the pandemic is unprecedented, we believe demand for air travel will rebound. And, we intend to emerge with ample liquidity” External link

wishtv Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It just doesn’t pay to not have enough cash in an environment like this,” External link

wishtv Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We can't sustain this kind of cash burn indefinitely," "I'm really interested to see where we are in the June, July August time period, to see how traffic is responding" External link

nbcdfw Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "If traffic doesn't materialize then there's no choice to downsize the airline, but it's premature to make those judgments now," External link

nbcdfw Tuesday, April 28, 2020 9:18:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “We will have social distancing at the airports and on the airplanes,” External link

wivb Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The U.S. economy has been at a standstill, and the current outlook for second quarter 2020 indicates no material improvement in air travel trends," External link

nationmultimedia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 7:22:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We entered this crisis prepared with the US airline industry’s strongest balance sheet and most successful business model,” “While the impact of the pandemic is unprecedented, we believe demand for air travel will rebound. And, we intend to emerge with ample liquidity” External link

wsvn Tuesday, April 28, 2020 6:05:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We do think there's a role for the federal government to play here and as an industry we'll be advocating for that," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:56:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The U.S. economy has been at a standstill, and the current outlook for second quarter 2020 indicates no material improvement in air travel trends,” External link

forbes Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We do think there's a role for the federal government to play here and as an industry we'll be advocating for that," External link

channelnewsasia Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:34:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We do think there's a role for the federal government to play here and as an industry we'll be advocating for that," External link

wsau Tuesday, April 28, 2020 2:06:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “If things don’t change dramatically over the May-June-July time periods, we’ll have to prepare ourselves for a drastically smaller airline,” “Life can be very humbling and as I’ve said several times, we’ll have to be prepared for every possible scenario” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 24, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ll likely have to make sacrifices to survive this,” “The imperative here is to survive. Many companies will not survive this and it may be through no fault of their own. But Southwest is too precious to lose” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 24, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Some companies have already conceded that they’ll have to downsize or worse, file for bankruptcy,” “But as I’ve told you many times, I can’t promise or guarantee those things won’t befall us. What I can promise is that we will do everything that is humanly possible to avoid those outcomes” External link

orlandosentinel Friday, April 24, 2020 11:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “If things don’t change dramatically over the May-June-July time periods, we’ll have to prepare ourselves for a drastically smaller airline,” “Life can be very humbling and as I’ve said several times, we’ll have to be prepared for every possible scenario” External link

chicagotribune Friday, April 24, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We’ll likely have to make sacrifices to survive this,” “The imperative here is to survive. Many companies will not survive this and it may be through no fault of their own. But Southwest is too precious to lose” External link

chicagotribune Friday, April 24, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Some companies have already conceded that they’ll have to downsize or worse, file for bankruptcy,” “But as I’ve told you many times, I can’t promise or guarantee those things won’t befall us. What I can promise is that we will do everything that is humanly possible to avoid those outcomes” External link

chicagotribune Friday, April 24, 2020 11:03:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I don’t think air travel will snap right back to where it was here this year, maybe it will come back next year,” External link

wivb Tuesday, April 14, 2020 8:26:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : "very hard with the U.S. Treasury Department over the weekend," External link

arkansasonline Tuesday, April 14, 2020 10:28:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We’ve just recently booked flights that are leaving Christchurch on the 15th transiting through Sydney and Doha. " External link

leinsterleader Tuesday, March 31, 2020 8:49:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The load factors are at levels we’ve never seen,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I can’t promise that won’t happen,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We have opportunities to raise capital in the private markets, and now we also have that opportunity with the federal government,” External link

news-yahoo Saturday, March 28, 2020 2:15:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “The load factors are at levels we’ve never seen,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “I can’t promise that won’t happen,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We have opportunities to raise capital in the private markets, and now we also have that opportunity with the federal government,” External link

news-yahoo Friday, March 27, 2020 7:48:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Obviously getting home is our first and most important priority however with most countries closing there borders it seems unlikely. " External link

leinsterleader Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Some citizens have ended leases and are going to be left with nowhere to turn. " External link

leinsterleader Wednesday, March 25, 2020 11:27:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly told : “It is uncertain how long the recovery from this will be, and it is certain this will be far worse than 9/11 was,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “We are encouraging all employees to take voluntary leaves or time off without pay where it make sense,” “And we have now frozen all hiring” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 17, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “There is no question this is a severe recession for our industry and for us,” External link

bostonglobe Wednesday, March 11, 2020 3:30:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “There is no question this is a severe recession for our industry and for us,” External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, March 10, 2020 11:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It has a 9/11-like feel,” External link

forbes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 6:10:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It has a 9/11-like feel,” External link

forbes Tuesday, March 10, 2020 4:37:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “9/11 wasn’t an economically driven issue for travel it was more fear, quite frankly,” External link

HonululuAdvertiser Tuesday, March 10, 2020 1:19:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "This isn't economic in the sense that people want to travel but they can't afford to," External link

cbs46 Friday, March 6, 2020 10:06:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "This isn't economic in the sense that people want to travel but they can't afford to," External link

foxcarolina Friday, March 6, 2020 9:52:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "This isn't economic in the sense that people want to travel but they can't afford to," External link

fox10tv Friday, March 6, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “It wasn’t until literally about a week ago that we saw a drop in our bookings, year over year,” External link

abs-cbnnews Friday, March 6, 2020 5:44:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "If you have the kind of ongoing weakness in revenues that we're seeing right now, one would have to do that," External link

cnbc Friday, March 6, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We?ve been through several recessions in my four decades with the company and you do see a sharp drop in business travel in a recessionary period. This feels somewhat like that, hopefully it?ll be short-lived," "9/11 wasn?t an economically driven issue for travel, it was more fear quite frankly and I think that?s what?s manifested this time. I think there?s elements of both but it has a 9/11-type feel. Hopefully, we?ll get this behind us quickly" External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "We could discount prices tomorrow and it wouldn't do any good," External link

4-traders Thursday, March 5, 2020 11:28:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our Employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year, and it’s a pleasure to reward our People for all they contribute to our continued success,” External link

newson6 Monday, February 10, 2020 4:40:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : “Our Employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year, and it’s a pleasure to reward our People for all they contribute to our continued success,” External link

news9 Monday, February 10, 2020 1:49:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

kxxv Sunday, February 9, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

wtsp Sunday, February 9, 2020 9:58:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

khou Friday, February 7, 2020 1:39:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

wcnc Friday, February 7, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Our employees delivered outstanding results despite a challenging year," External link

13newsnow Friday, February 7, 2020 6:35:00 AM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "Part of the tragedy is that that's a great airplane," "We are dedicated to this airplane" External link

dallasnews Friday, August 2, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly said : "The longer answer is, I think, it's something that needs to be fully explored and debated and that's not something we're going to do in 90 days," External link

dallasnews Friday, August 2, 2019 1:16:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly explique : "Nous avons eu des discussions préliminaires avec Boeing au sujet des compensations pour les dommages causés par l'immobilisation au sol du MAX (mais) nous n'avons pas encore trouvé d'accord" External link

capital-FR Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:53:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly explique : "Nous avons eu des discussions préliminaires avec Boeing au sujet des compensations pour les dommages causés par l'immobilisation au sol du MAX (mais) nous n'avons pas encore trouvé d'accord" External link

challenges Thursday, July 25, 2019 6:43:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly déclaré : «En déduire que cette visite suggère que nous voulons passer de Boeing et du MAX à Airbus et l'A220 n'est pas vrai» External link

lessentiel-lu-fr Saturday, April 27, 2019 4:11:00 PM EAT

Gary Kelly declaró : "Hemos comprometido aviones para atender estas importantes rutas transfronterizas al comienzo de la temporada invernal y estamos pidiendo que a Southwest se le permita añadir su competencia de bajo costo, equipaje gratuito, sin tarifa por cambio* y su legendaria atención al cliente para beneficiar a los consumidores de los Estados Unidos y de México" External link

prnewswire Thursday, June 2, 2016 10:43:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
ceo68.05%EN10/28/201728/10/2017
chief executive5.19%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
executive2.08%EN10/26/201726/10/2017
chairman0.52%EN10/13/201713/10/2017
chief executive officer5.06%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
officer1.30%EN09/29/201729/09/2017
principal0.26%EN09/21/201721/09/2017
southwest airlines ceo6.75%EN09/14/201714/09/2017
marion police chief1.43%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
chief1.43%EN08/10/201710/08/2017
artist0.52%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
local artist0.39%EN07/31/201731/07/2017
ceo of southwest airlines1.43%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
pdg de southwest airlines0.52%FR02/09/201709/02/2017
southwest airlines chief executive officer0.39%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
southwest airlines chief executive0.13%EN02/09/201709/02/2017
president0.13%EN12/14/201614/12/2016
southwest airlines chairman0.39%EN12/12/201612/12/2016
star0.13%EN10/01/201601/10/2016
irish international footballer0.26%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
footballer0.26%EN08/28/201628/08/2016
presidente0.13%ES06/02/201602/06/2016
ceo0.39%SA09/09/201409/09/2014
chief financial officer2.08%EN02/07/201407/02/2014
ceo southwest airlines0.39%EN01/04/201404/01/2014
CEO0.39%EN05/01/200901/05/2009
Names Lang Count
Gary KellyEN95.19%
Gary KelleyEN3.28%
Gary KellyFR0.88%
Gary KellyES0.22%
Gary KellyZH0.22%
Gary KellyPT0.22%
Gary KellySA0.00%


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