Com Nuts About Southwest". The resulting depressurization pushed a passenger partially out of the window, causing critical injuries which led to her death. The flag of the state of Florida applied across the aircraft. Die wichtigsten Variablen sind: On April 20, , CFM issued Service Bulletin applicable to the CFMB-series engines recommending ultrasonic inspections of all fan blades on engines that have accumulated 20, engine cycles and subsequently at intervals not to exceed 3, engine cycles.
Additionally, the pinstripes are changed to a silver-gray; and the Southwest text, now white, has been moved to the front of the fuselage. Lettering is in a font custom designed by Monotype, Southwest Sans.
The web address was moved from the winglets to the engines. Some Southwest aircraft feature special liveries or are named with special decals. Southwest gives these aircraft special names, usually ending in "One. Subsequent special liveries featured tails painted with the canyon blue livery, with all earlier specials repainted with the Spirit livery tail.
Aircraft painted in special liveries have white painted winglets. Missouri One was the first special livery to feature a modified version of the Heart tail design, with the red and yellow ribbons shrunk in order to fit the Southwest wordmark as it is too large to be used on the fuselage as on other aircraft.
Previous special livery aircraft are currently being repainted with the new tail design. Free alcoholic drinks are offered on popular holidays such as Valentine's Day and Halloween, provided the passenger is at least Southwest has complimentary pretzels on all flights, and most flights have free Nabisco snacks. Southwest is known for colorful boarding announcements and crews that burst out in song, which is quite popular among passengers.
Southwest maintains excellent customer satisfaction ratings; according to the Department of Transportation DOT Southwest ranks number one lowest number of complaints of all U. Southwest Airlines has consistently received the fewest ratio of complaints per passengers boarded of all major U.
Prior to , Southwest boarded passengers by grouping the passengers into three groups, labeled A, B and C. Passengers would line up at their specified letter and board. In , Southwest modified their boarding procedure by introducing a number. Each passenger receives a letter A, B or C and a number 1 through Passengers line up in numerical order within each letter group and choose any open seat on the aircraft as part of Southwest's open seating policy.
All Southwest Airlines aircraft are equipped with Wi-Fi , free streaming live television, and movies on demand for a fee. After completing a testing phase that began in February , Southwest announced on August 21, that it would begin rolling out in-flight Wi-Fi Internet connectivity via Global Eagle Entertainment's satellite-broadband based product.
Southwest began adding Wi-Fi to its aircraft in the first quarter of The airline began testing streaming live television in the summer of and video on demand in January On January 17, , Southwest introduced a plan to retrofit its fleet with a new interior. Improvements include a modern cabin design, lighter and more comfortable seats made of eco-friendly products, increased under-seat space, new netted seatback pockets to provide more knee room, a new fixed-wing headrest and improved ergonomics.
All Boeing s and s have the Evolve Interior. All Boeing s have the Boeing Sky Interior, which features sculpted sidewalls and redesigned window housings, along with increased headroom and LED mood lighting. On June 20, , Southwest introduced its newest interior, called the Heart Interior.
It includes the widest seat to fit a Boeing that provides additional space for passengers and also includes a new galley. Southwest first began to offer a frequent-flyer program on June 20, , calling it The Company Club.
Unlike many competitors' programs that were based on miles flown, The Company Club credited for trips flown regardless of distance. The original Rapid Rewards program offered one credit per one-way flight from an origin to a destination including any stops or connections on Southwest Airlines. When 16 credits were accumulated in a month period, Southwest awarded one free round-trip ticket that was valid for 12 months.
On March 1, , Rapid Rewards changed to a points system based on ticket cost. Members earn and redeem points based on a three-tier fare scale multiplier and the cost of the ticket. Changes also included no blackout dates , seat restrictions or expiring credits. It also adds more options to use points. Southwest Vacations is the vacation package provider for Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines accidents and incidents include two deaths: Southwest has had seven accidents, including two aircraft hull losses.
The airline was considered among the ten safest in the world in On June 22, , a March 25 recording of an in-flight transmission of Southwest pilot Captain James Taylor apparently unintentionally broadcasting a conversation with his first officer was released to the press. The conversation was peppered with foul language directed at gay, overweight, and older flight attendants. According to Southwest, the pilot was reprimanded and temporarily suspended without pay and received diversity education before being reinstated.
Captain Taylor also sent an e-mail apology to all of Southwest's employees, especially the crew members who were criticized. On September 26, , a woman was removed from a Southwest flight after claiming to have a life-threatening allergy to dogs, two of which were present on the aircraft with one being a certified service animal, and having to be removed by law enforcement after failing to follow the instructions of airline staff.
After learning about the woman's allergy, Southwest employees requested that she prove her condition with the correct documentation.
When she failed to do so, staff asked her to exit the aircraft multiple times. She refused, which prompted law enforcement to step in and remove the passenger. The interactions between the woman and the officers were recorded and posted online to many social media platforms, and gained much attention.
On December 29, , a family was kicked off a flight from Chicago Midway Airport to Santa Ana, California because of an unconfirmed lice accusation. The family did not have lice after all, and was rebooked on the next flight. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For other uses, see Southwest Airlines disambiguation. History of Southwest Airlines. This section needs additional citations for verification. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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Since during hibernation, Southwest airports and planes are all covered by a force-field which protects them from any sort of harm, the UN has had to get creative not their strong suit One plan is to actually bury the airports under meters of sedimentary rock, though some have argued that even this task is too daunting, as they are already over airports in North America alone, and it still wouldn't stop the airplanes. Another possible move would be to insert twenty pounds of dynamite inside the Phoenix complex, and programming the explosives to detonate the instant the building awakens, before any damage can be caused.
UN reserchers are currently in the process of designing such a mechanism, though it has taken a while to master the many, many glitches. Yet another plot by the US government may work, as it involves many crucial elements from numerous Hollywood depictions of the end of the world, most notably Tom Cruise , tripods , aliens , Keanu Reeves , and robots , though apes may be invloved.
Many Christian groups have taken a different approach. However, many mostly atheists and left-wing wackos claim that the horrors unleashed during the Apocalypse will be many times worse than anything the airline could dish out. Whatever the method, it is certainly clear that something must be done to rid the world of the presence of Southwest Airlines, before it is too late.
We, at Southwest, throw your precious, yet fragile items into a cramped, turbulent plane, unlike some other airlines that handle your bags with care. And we also play football with your bags. Oops, dropped a glass vase. Oh no, an autographed glass football helmet. Southwest made it illegal to fly while sober.
This is for reduced accidents, and to promote general airline safety. Now, most flight attendants include: With one less crappy airline, Southwest plans on making us all pay more for the same shitty service.
Southwest plans to charge for breathing on flights and show endless TV reruns of "The Sons of Tucson. Es ist an dieser Stelle, dass die Verwendung von Aktienoptionen als eine Form der Ausgleich beginnt wirklich zu starten. Parallel zu diesem Anstieg der Optionsgewährung ist ein rasender Bullenmarkt in Aktien, insbesondere in technologiebezogenen Aktien, der von Innovationen und einer erhöhten Nachfrage der Anleger profitiert.
Aber dank der boomenden Börse. Anstelle von Lotterielosen waren die an Mitarbeiter gewährten Optionen so gut wie Gold. Dies stellte einen wichtigen strategischen Vorteil für kleinere Unternehmen mit flacheren Taschen, die ihr Geld sparen und einfach mehr und mehr Optionen, die ganze Zeit nicht notieren einen Penny der Transaktion als Aufwand. Obwohl Optionen, wenn sie richtig strukturiert sind, eine angemessene und sogar ideale Möglichkeit darstellen, Topmanager zu kompensieren und zu motivieren, sind sie in der Verteilung von Belohnungen öfter wild kapriziös , Ineffizient als Motivatoren und unangemessen teuer für Aktionäre.
Die Technologie-angeheizt Blase an der Börse platzen, und Millionen von Optionen, die einmal profitabel geworden war wertlos, oder unter Wasser. Corporate Skandale dominierten die Medien, wie die überwältigende Gier bei Unternehmen wie Enron gesehen.
Aktienoptionen, die den Mitarbeitern gewährt werden, haben wesentliche Unterschiede zu den an den Börsen verkauften Aktien, wie zum Beispiel Wartezeiten und mangelnde Übertragbarkeit nur der Mitarbeiter kann sie überhaupt nutzen. In ihrer Erklärung zusammen mit dem Beschluss wird das FASB jede Bewertungsmethode zulassen, solange es die Schlüsselvariablen enthält, aus denen die am häufigsten verwendeten Methoden wie Black Scholes und Binomial bestehen.
Die wichtigsten Variablen sind: Erwartete Dividende für die Sicherheit Unternehmen. Implizite oder erwartete Volatilität des Basiswerts während der Optionslaufzeit. Erwartete Laufzeit oder Dauer der Option. Unternehmen sind berechtigt, bei der Auswahl eines Bewertungsmodells ihr eigenes Ermessen zu nutzen, müssen aber auch von ihren Prüfern abgestimmt werden.
Da sowohl Unternehmen als auch Investoren hier ein neues Territorium betreten, müssen sich die Bewertungen und Methoden im Laufe der Zeit verändern. Bekannt ist, was bereits geschehen ist, und dass viele Unternehmen ihre bestehenden Aktienoptionsprogramme insgesamt reduziert, angepasst oder eliminiert haben. Angesichts der Aussicht, die geschätzten Kosten zum Zeitpunkt der Gewährung enthalten, haben viele Unternehmen beschlossen, schnell zu ändern. Betrachten Sie die folgende Statistik: Die Grafik unten zeigt diesen Trend.