Dallasnews.com

Southwest’s Planes Are Less Than 20% Full, More Cuts Coming: Report

Southwest said it would cut another 500 flights a day from schedules, after cutting 1,000 a day on Friday.

Southwest Airlines Plane
NBC 5 News

Southwest Airlines leaders painted an increasingly bleak picture of the airline’s situation in messages to employees Monday, describing planes that are only 20% full, an upcoming voluntary leave program and a need for “billions of dollars of immediate liquidity within weeks.”

The messages from leaders, including CEO Gary Kelly, said the company would cut another 500 flights a day from schedules through April 14, bringing the total number of daily flights reduced since Friday to 1,500.

Click here to read more from our partners at The Dallas Morning News.

Contact Us