North America

What’s Going on at Southwest Airlines?

Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat
June 14th, 2024 at 9:30 AM EDT

A Southwest Airlines plane

In part one, Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat discuss a fascinating week at Southwest, as the low-cost carrier navigates the challenges of a very vocal new activist investor. In part two, Gordon chats with Skift Airlines Reporter Meghna Maharishi about a major new feature examining female representation across the aviation sector.

Background Reading:

Southwest Faces Activist Pressure as Elliott Takes Nearly $2 Billion Stake

Southwest Defends Strategy Amid Activist Pressure

Where Are the Women? The Airline Industry Reckons With a Broad Gender Gap

Gordon Smith and Jay Shabat
June 14th, 2024 at 9:30 AM EDT

Tags: North America

A Southwest Airlines plane Tomás Del Coro

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