From day one at Southwest Airlines, Baltimore Ramp Supervisor and Petty Officer Second Class in the United States Coast Guard Andres Oquendo felt the difference. Read more to discover how Andres found a long-term career at Southwest, where he can lead while helping other active service members and veterans find their path, too.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Tammy Romo is thrilled to see Southwest win Airline of the Year by Airfinance Journal. The award, which is a recognition of the best Return on Total Capital, is a great honor. Read more to get Tammy’s take on the recent accolades.
As a frequent Southwest Customer, Francisco Delgado found answering questions and posting content on the Nuts About Southwest Blog (now known as The Southwest Airlines Community) to be therapeutic while deployed in the Persian Gulf on the USS Nimitz Aircraft Carrier. Read more to learn how he turned a passion helping others into a lifelong career at Southwest Airlines by building relationships with Customers while serving our country.
For more than a decade, East Oakland Youth Development Center has been a community partner of Southwest Airlines. Read more to hear from President and CEO, Regina Jackson, on her memorable experience on Southwest’s inaugural flight to Maui and the volunteer efforts she participated in during her time in the Aloha State.
Southwest’s Adopt-A-Pilot Program is an educational program where Southwest Pilots volunteer in elementary school classrooms across the country using their experience and knowledge to teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), geography, career ideas, and more, using fun, aviation themed lessons.
Read more to hear how First Officer Kristine Rasmussen shows students in the Adopt-A-Pilot program that with education, hard work, and a passion, the sky really is the limit. And, her new uniform tie, designed by one of her Adopt-A-Pilot students, shows it really is!
At Southwest Airlines, we believe that empowering young professionals in the communities we serve is an important step in helping those communities thrive. Read more to learn how Southwest supports future leaders in the Asian Pacific American community.