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clairekrugler Employee For the sixth year in a row, Southwest is partnering with Discovery Channel to celebrate the longest-running televised summer events in history: Shark Week. Read more to learn how Southwest is bringin...
samuelbeckrhit March 20, 2016 may have been a normal Sunday to most folks, especially to those traveling through Southwest’s terminal at Nashville International Airport. However, it was the start to a fairytale love...
kitrickm Employee Southwest Airlines is leading the world to a more sustainable future by improving how we do business. Read more to take a behind the scenes look into how we guide our citizenship efforts.    
moniquerichard Employee As we reflect on Women’s History Month, we are honored that almost one-third of our Southwest Station Leaders are women! Read more to hear the journey of Atlanta Station Manager Monique Richard who ha...
kitrickm Employee Longtime Southwest Airlines Customer and former Indy500 racecar driver Sam Schmidt wondered if he would ever fly again, after a life-changing injury on the track in 1999. Read on to hear how Schmidt w...
kitrickm Employee The Southwest Mobile Boarding Pass is a smart way to save paper and ink all while making the airport experience easier to navigate for our Customers. Read more to discover how our very own Southwest ...
facetiousmonkey Having traveled solo by air dozens, if not hundreds, of times in my life, the routine of flying can often be lonely and monotonous. During the vast majority of my solo flights I've probably never said...
ngocdung07 I almost skipped my flight. With Southwest’s no change fees and the ease of changing flights, I considered staying at work a little later to help care for a patient. Luckily, my friends urged me to le...
MelanieGraham Employee The holiday season is here which means airports are busier than usual as travelers head to visit family and friends. While holiday travel may seem daunting, there’s no need to fret! At Southwest, we w...
EunbeeKim Employee Whether it’s spontaneously adopting two puppies on a trip to Puerto Rico or fulfilling a loved one’s final wish to care for their pooch, Southwest has got you covered. Read more to hear from Customer...
DerekH Employee I always get a little nervous traveling with my five-year-old, autistic daughter, Mikaela. Every parent struggles, and a part of my struggle is my own anxiety, stemming from never knowing when and wh...
EunbeeKim Employee “You’re planning your life, and Christmas, and all that regular stuff … and all of a sudden you get this phone call that changes your life.”   Tristan Thompson was only eight months old when he was di...
deenagemoets Employee In celebration of National Teddy Bear Day, which occurs each year on September 9, Southwest Airlines and Build-A-Bear Workshop are teaming up to donate 20,000 teddy bears to charitable organizations ...
emilysamuels Employee   Family travel is not for the faint of heart. Knowing the resources that are available to you at the airport—from mother’s rooms to pods to family restrooms—can help reduce some stress, so we’ve com...
dallasthomas Employee Starting September 17, Southwest Airlines will have updated policies that will affect our Customers who travel with an emotional support animal or trained service animal. We hope these changes give ou...