Southwest Airlines CEO hints bags may not fly free in the future
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly has indicated that the Dallas based airline may be open to charging bag fees in the future as fliers become more accepting of the industrywide practice.
The Wall Street Journal reported that the head of the airline whose ad slogan is “Bags Fly Free,” told an earnings conference call on Thursday that, while no plans are in place to charge a bag fee in the next year, it could be coming.
Kelly told those on the call mulberry sale that if travelers better understand and e mulberry sale ven prefer “an a la carte approach . we’d be crazy not to provide our customers with what they want.” That’s a sign that Southwest’s (NYSE: LUV) bag fee policy could change, the Journal said.
On Thursday, Southwest reported a record profit of $259 million, or 37 cents per share in the third quarter.
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