These safety experts operate more than 4,000 flights a day during peak periods and are a diverse group of dedicated employees who are committed to keeping Southwest Airlines at the forefront of the industry. The only national airline is now meeting international targets and plans to launch service to Hawaii in early 2019. Southwest Airlines has shared plans for continued global growth, longer flights and increased seating capacity in their latest jets. These expansion plans and changes to their business model will create an even more demanding work environment for cabin crew. City of Dallas, November 1, 2018 (Issuewire.com) – Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 556, the union representing Southwest Airlines cabin crew, has announced to Southwest Airlines executives that the task force is ready to enter the collective bargaining process.