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“Southwest encourages Employees to do the right thing and empowers them to say ‘yes’ when needed.”—Susie Wentworth, Specialist Ops Support

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Today, we announced our newest onboard product: iHeartRadio. Through this collaboration, we will bring iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio service to Customers as the exclusive music offering within the onboard entertainment portal on Southwest flights.

 

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Grab your ticket and go! For a limited time, Southwest Airlines is offering a summer travel sale with domestic fares starting as low as $49, $79, $99, and $149 one-way to some of our most popular destinations.

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Figuring out where to go on your summer escape can be a bit overwhelming. You may even be tempted to go back to the same place that you went last summer—or where “everyone else is going”. This year, challenge yourself and step out of your travel comfort zone and explore somewhere new! Check out six of our favorite Southwest cities for your summer getaway.

 

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Mother’s Day is always special, but here at Southwest Airlines it tends to be an extra special day as many of our Employees have followed their mom’s footsteps and now work alongside them as members of the Southwest Family. Here are a few of their stories.

 

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The past month has been a very sad and somber time for all of us at Southwest Airlines. In response to a 20/20 program about the events surrounding Flight #1380, I welcome the opportunity to share an update with you and emphasize a few key points.  

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Oakland based Pilot, Peter Vanpelt, has been inspiring students both locally and abroad for the past five years as an Adopt-A-Pilot Ambassador. Southwest’s Adopt-A-Pilot program allows Pilots to volunteer their time by visiting classrooms and mentoring students through their knowledge of aviation.

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“Languages have the power to unite the world.” —Judy Jenner, Co-owner, Twin Translations 

 

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Today, Southwest Airlines announces our intent to serve Honolulu, HI (Oahu); Kahului, HI (Maui); Kona, HI (Island of Hawaii); Lihue, HI (Kauai). While we do not yet have details to share on exact dates or routes, they do represent our initial footprints and top priorities for the soonest service in the State of Hawaii. 

 

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Southwest Airlines confirms an accident involving Southwest Airlines Flight #1380.

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Connie_CyCyr.jpgPhoto by Cy Cyr“It’s the small things in life that often have the biggest impact.” —Connie Rivero, Station Administrator

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I stowed my luggage and when I went to look for a seat, just to my right, there was a woman with long, dark hair with an open seat next to her. I don't remember anything about whoever was in the window seat. It was at that moment—I realized in retrospect—that my mind centered on what would end up being my most successful pick-up line ever.

 

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Intern Kevin Satterfield works in Network Planning & Performance and helps his Team on a variety of projects. “This internship has been very rewarding. I have a profound hearing loss, which makes hearing others and, by extension, participating difficult. However, Southwest accommodated me at all stages of the interview process, provided interpreters, and continues to ensure I have all the resources to fully contribute to this wonderful Company.”

 

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image1.jpegEmployees are the Heart of our business at Southwest. They help us connect People to what’s important in their lives through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel. We know from our 2017 fall campaign that behind every seat is a story, but there’s also a story behind every Employee across the system. SMF Ops Agent Jay Thomas and DEN First Officer Mike McGee are no exceptions.

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Beginning today, there will be some changes in the cost of using Rapid Rewards® Points to purchase tickets at Southwest. It’s our hope that the updates to our Rapid Rewards® program will make it more attractive for you to redeem the fare type that fits your travel needs.Southwest-Rapid-Rewards-Logo-Featured.jpg

 

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The Tooth Fairy made a stop on this Southwest Flight after a young Passenger lost his tooth while waiting to board. From the moment Solomon stepped on the plane, the Flight Crew and Passengers made him feel like a toothless rock star.

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Welcome to my corner at Southwest Headquarters! My name is Erin Brown and I am a Visual Communications Intern in the Communication & Outreach Department! 

 

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In 2007, Southwest Airlines proudly launched the Medical Transportation Grant Program (MTGP) to help provide nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations across the nation with roundtrip tickets for patients and/or caregivers in need. We are pleased to share the 2018 MTGP recipients includes 79 hospitals across the United States, including 3 hospitals that are brand new to the program this year!

 

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We are excited to share the ability to view the standby list is now accessible on your mobile device! All Travelers are now able to see their location on the standby list via the Southwest mobile app (for both iOS and Android) or the Southwest mobile website (mobile.southwest.com).

 

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Earlier this year, Southwest Airlines welcomed an inaugural group of “Southwest Storytellers” to our Headquarters in Dallas for a dose of Southwest Hospitality and history before they began their year-long journey as our first social media ambassadors. You are encouraged to follow along on their adventures using the hashtag #SouthwestStorytellers or through their personal social media handles on all social channels. 

 


                                                       

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“Every person has his or her own unique story, and I love that about travel.”

Roberto Treviño, President of Waste Operations, Southern Enterprises

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Our Vision at Southwest Airlines is to be the world’s most loved, most flown, and most profitable airline. We strive to deliver Outstanding Hospitality to our Customers day in and day out as we serve over 100 destinations across the U.S. and 10 additional countries. Our Employees are the Heart of our Company and interact daily with our Customers. Read more to hear some of the recent travel stories that our Customers shared with us!

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It is certainly true that, as our current advertising efforts express, Every Seat Has a Story™. Read more to learn how our Southwest Warriors make a difference every day with our Relentlessly Reliable Service with Southwest Cargo.  

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Being an Employee in the airline industry should make me an expert packer, but judging by number of times I’ve had to pack and repack my bags to make everything fit just right, I’m far from that. As the saying goes, practice makes perfect, and sometimes a few tips friends or the internet can help.

 

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Southwest Airlines partnered with GenHERation to offer two young women from the GenHERation network the chance to attend the 2018 Southwest Airlines Rally in Las Vegas. During the Rally, Melissa and Heidi heard from Senior Leaders on the main stage, connected with Southwest Employees to learn about their career journey, visited with different Teams during the Expo, and experienced the Southwest Culture firsthand.

 

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On International Women's Day, we're thrilled to share how First Officer Beth Polcari landed the career of her dreams.

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Today, we are thrilled to welcome Louisiana One as the 12th state-themed aircraft* in Southwest Airlines’ specialty fleet! On the heels of New Orleans’ tri-centennial celebration, Southwest is thanking our Employees and loyal Customers for 39 years of dedicated service with a state-dedicated Boeing 737-700 emblazoned with an artist’s rendition of the Louisiana State flag.

 

 

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medium_1_kvzdqp.jpgMy first thought was to jump online and order her another one. Surely the original was long gone! And then I saw those dreaded two words—sold out. I then decided that while it was probably a long shot, I would contact Southwest directly to inquire about my daughter’s missing stuffed animal. It had been a good six or seven hours since we'd landed, so I didn't have high hopes. Thankfully, I connected with Mallory…

 

 

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