Southwest is celebrating a summer of surprises with the ultimate travel companion: the Nintendo Switch. The partnership will come to life for Southwest Customers and Nintendo fans through a variety of ways, including the Let’s Play Getaway 30 days of giveaways sweepstakes. Read on to see what surprises are in store!
Southwest and Arise Veteran Foundation, a Repurpose with Purpose Partner, are proud to supply leather from repurposed aircraft seat covers to Help Heal Veterans for therapeutic craft kits. Through this creative outlet, more than 80,000 lbs. of leather from Southwest seat covers have been given a new life and a new purpose. Read more to learn additional information about this meaningful partnership.
Southwest Airlines continues to monitor information from Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on the impending 737 MAX software enhancements and training requirements. We previously revised our flight schedule by removing the MAX through Oct. 1 to offer reliability to our operation and stability for our Customers. With the timing of the MAX’s return-to-service still uncertain, we are again revising our plans to remove the MAX from our schedule through Nov. 2.
Join adventure filmmakers and Southwest Storytellers, Kody and Kyler McCormick of The Outbound Life, as they explore Nassau, Bahamas. Come along for their adventures, including a diving excursion to Stuart Cove’s as they go behind the scenes with Discovery Channel’s Shark Week. Video produced by The Outbound Life.
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 bringing the Shark Week fun to Customers and Employees all month long.
As we celebrate our freedom this Independence Day, I think back to my time in the Army. You know the phrase “prepare for impact”? Since stepping back into the civilian world and working for Southwest Airlines, I’ve seen it transform into a greater meaning than I could have ever imagined.
Read more to learn about Yvette’s journey from military life to civilian life, and how her work with The Mission Continues help her make an impact in the communities she loves.
We previously revised our flight schedule by removing the MAX through Sept. 2 to offer reliability to our operation and stability for our Customers during the busy summer travel months. With the timing of the MAX’s return-to-service still uncertain, we are again revising our plans to remove the MAX from our schedule through Oct. 1.
Since 2003, Southwest has been an active supporter of the Montrose Center in Houston, Texas through in-kind donations. However, a recent gift blossomed into a great opportunity for the Montrose Center to extend their outreach efforts to Montrose’s Hatch Youth program for LGBTQ youth. Read more to learn more about this amazing organization and how they are impacting the Houston community.
Today, Southwest is excited to introduce its newest installment of the Emerging Leader Development Program (ELDP), ELDP California, which is an incredible career development opportunity for local and prospective candidates looking to lead in one of our host locations: Los Angeles (LAX), San Diego (SAN), and San Jose (SJC).
Read more to hear from Customer Service Manager Vikki Moore on her experience as a Leader at San Diego International Airport. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply now through June 28.
As part of Southwest Airline’s Community Outreach efforts, we are proud to sponsor up-and-coming artists, especially those representing the LGBTQ+ and ally community. Read more to hear a firsthand account from an Employee who attended The Concert for Love & Acceptance through our partnership with GLAAD.
As we celebrate our birthday this week at Southwest Airlines, here’s another example of how we’re doing great at 48: our fearless Leader, Gary Kelly, has been named the highest-rated airline CEO on Glassdoor’s list of Top CEOs! To celebrate his spot at No. 35 on the list, read more for 35 fun facts about Gary.
Come visit the Island of Hawaii where you can visit active volcanoes, enjoy beaches, and hike through a rainforest all in one day. Read more to see how you might get to see all that this grand island has to offer.
Since 2017, Southwest has served as presenting sponsor of the Luck Reunion, a boutique music festival hosted at Willie Nelson’s legendary ranch in Luck, Texas, 30 miles outside of Austin. As an extension of this partnership, Southwest has teamed up with the Luck Reunion to create a three-part series that highlights musicians and the destinations that have inspired them. Read more to get the inside scoop on Sites and Sounds.
Southwest Airlines has proudly worked alongside the National LGBT Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC) for more than 10 years in an effort to find the most innovative solutions for our supply chain needs. Read more to learn how Southwest Airlines and the NGLCC work hand in hand to promote, embrace, and support diverse businesses through supply chain solutions.
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.
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 story for two of those travelers.