Bob Jordan

Southwest Airlines Launches Sustainable Aviation Fuel Venture Arm, Invests $30M in LanzaJet

by | Feb 28, 2024
As part of its Southwest Airlines Renewable Ventures investment portfolio, Southwest announced a $30 million investment in LanzaJet Inc., a SAF technology provider and producer with a patented ethanol-to-SAF technology and the world's first ethanol-to-SAF commercial plant.
Southwest Airlines Announces More Executive Leadership Changes
by | Dec 1, 2023

Dallas-based discount airline giant Southwest Airlines Co. announced its latest round of executive leadership changes and organizational alignment, effective Dec.1, that the company said would provide additional focus and clarity to support its strategic priorities....

Southwest Focuses On Operations, Planning & Perks With 5 Executive Promotions
by | Oct 18, 2023
Southwest Airlines is elevating five veteran leaders to vice president roles bolstering its operations, planning, customer perks, and more. The strategic promotions are a continuation of the airline's restructuring efforts started in September 2022.
Staffing Unicorn ShiftKey Taps New Board Members, Including Southwest Airlines President & CEO
by | Aug 2, 2023
Just weeks ago, the Irving-based $2 billion-plus healthcare staffing platform announced top leadership moves and a new website and visual identity. Now it's added some big names to its board.

Southwest Airlines Invests in Startup That’s Turning Corn Waste into Jet Fuel

by | Jun 1, 2022
As part of a Department of Energy-backed effort, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is investing in SAFFiRE Renewables, a new startup that aims to turn corn waste into sustainable aviation fuel. Once the product is fully tested, SAFFiRE says about 7.5 billion gallons of sustainable aviation fuel could be produced by 2040. Southwest CEO Bob Jordan calls the technology "game-changing."
Southwest Airlines Will Invest $2 Billion on In-Flight Upgrades
by | May 12, 2022
With leisure air travel bouncing back big time—and more corporate fliers buckling in again—Southwest is investing in "the next generation of customer experience" over the next five years. That includes everything from a new Bloody Mary mix to Wi-Fi upgrades, expanded entertainment, bigger space bins, flight flexibility and more.