Gary Kelley

Southwest Airlines Nominates Bell CEO to Its Board

by | Dec 8, 2023
Lisa Atherton, along with other board nominees, will be on the ballot at Southwest's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on May 15.
Southwest Airlines Adds Former U.S. Senator to Its Board of Directors
by | Jul 21, 2023

Former U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt has been appointed as a member of the board of directors by Dallas-based Southwest Airlines.

Blunt has been the chairman of the Leadership Strategies Advisory Services Group in the Washington, D.C....

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."