Everything ‘is on the table’ as Southwest Airlines CEO tries to prevent another meltdown

  • Travelers wait on line for service at the Southwest Airlines check-in counter in Denver International Airport, Dec. 27, 2022, in Denver. Southwest Airlines has hired an outside firm to figure out what it needs to prevent another cancellation meltdown like the one over the holidays. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Southwest Airlines has hired an outside firm to figure out what it needs to prevent another cancellation meltdown like the one over the holidays and “everything that we need to do to mitigate risk is on the table,” CEO Bob Jordan said Thursday.