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arucker Employee ‎03-22-2017 07:46 AM
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Meet Shannon Ryan Nicosia.  Photo by Drew KellyMeet Shannon Ryan Nicosia. Photo by Drew Kelly

“I’m thankful to be surrounded by some of the most talented folks in the business.”

 

Shannon Ryan Nicosia, Director of Marketing, Pixar Animation Studios

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cruiser RDSussmann ‎03-21-2017 08:25 AM
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You never know when LUV is about to find youor that LUV would bring it together, but it has, and it does. 

 

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New Arrival MBuckley ‎03-20-2017 01:08 PM
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One of the highlights of my career at Southwest happened 25 years ago today, when I played the role of ring announcer for Malice in Dallas.  Instead of taking a dispute over the slogan Just Plane Smart to a courtroom, Herb agreed with Stevens Aviation chairman Kurt Herwald to settle their differences in a wrestling rink.  It took place at the Dallas Sportatorium, which although once a fixture in the pro wrestling circuit of the 80s and 90s, had probably never held a louder crowd.

 

Instead of taking a dispute over the slogan Just Plane Smart to a courtroom, Herb agreed with Stevens Aviation chairman Kurt Herwald to settle their differences in a wrestling rink.Instead of taking a dispute over the slogan Just Plane Smart to a courtroom, Herb agreed with Stevens Aviation chairman Kurt Herwald to settle their differences in a wrestling rink.

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AdamH Employee ‎03-17-2017 04:59 PM
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We’re often asked if Campus Reach Interns are ever hired for full-time employment after their internship. Our answer: we love hiring interns! The Campus Reach Program has built a talent acquisition pipeline here at Southwest, so you will see many of our former Interns roaming the hallways now as full-time Southwest Employees. 

 

Adam interned on the Inflight Crew Scheduling Team back in Spring of 2013 and is now a Specialist in Communication & Outreach. Read on for more.

 

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Weekender Bill ‎03-16-2017 10:27 AM
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Today we opened our schedule from September 30 through November 3. While there are always cool things about every new schedule, this one is special—special to the MAX! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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lorrainechomel Employee ‎03-15-2017 11:49 AM
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Southwest Airlines is a proud supporter of Women in Aviation International-an organization “dedicated to the encouragement and advancement of women in all aviation career fields and interests.” This year at the annual Women in Aviation International Conference , Southwest was proud to present 5 female students scholarships totaling $33,500 to support their pursuit of careers in aviation. The following was written by Flight Operations scholarship winner, Mackenzie Odom.

 

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Cruiser BriJuda ‎03-15-2017 10:15 AM
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How my nonrev adventures opened my eyes to new experiences.

 

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LindaRutherford Employee ‎03-13-2017 04:58 PM
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Every few years Mother Nature keeps us on our toes with a late-season winter storm. Southwest Airlines Operational Planners are carefully tracking the movement of Winter Storm Stella as it makes its way across much of the Midwest and New England this week.

 

Are you flying in or out of one of our airports affected by Winter Storm Stella? You can check the latest Travel Advisory by clicking here.

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lorrainechomel Employee ‎03-13-2017 10:08 AM
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Southwest now serves 101 destinations in nine countries, so if you’re looking to get away, there is always somewhere to go and experiences to be had! Nobody knows a location and its hidden gems better than the Employees who live and work there.

 

Overview of Phoenix with the iconic Camelback Mountain in the background.Overview of Phoenix with the iconic Camelback Mountain in the background.

 

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New Arrival lauragot ‎03-09-2017 03:54 PM
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Rainier's teddy bear made it home thanks to a couple of Southwest heroesRainier's teddy bear made it home thanks to a couple of Southwest heroes

My daughter, Rainier, lost her beloved teddy bear on a Southwest flight.  Just when we thought he was gone forever, we recieved a call from Southwest Airlines. 

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PatricA Employee ‎03-08-2017 08:05 AM
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What started as a Facebook post from DCA Ramp Agent Will Santiago, asking his Fellow Southwest Employees to share photos so he could show his young daughter that awesome women work on the Ramp, turned into an entire day in Baltimore meeting women in aviation. Thanks to everyone at BWI for helping make this day possible and to the women across Southwest Airlines for inspiring the next generation.

 

Check out Lilly's Day at BWI:

 

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cwelch ‎03-07-2017 10:12 AM
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Introducing Our Star, March 2017, Kevin Cook!Introducing Our Star, March 2017, Kevin Cook!“I try to be a hardworking guy and help everyone have a good time.”

 

—Kevin Cook, Material Specialist

 

 

 

 

 

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BrieStrickland Employee ‎03-06-2017 10:23 AM
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Have you ever thought that one trip would change your life forever?

 

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Adventure Seeker svickers ‎03-02-2017 08:28 AM
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As spring campus recruiting is underway, the Campus Reach Team is visiting universities across the country to recruit some of the best students to internship and full-time opportunities here at Southwest Airlines. At the moment, the holiday on our mind is St. Patrick’s Day, but today, Campus Reach does #tbt (Throwback Thursday) to the 2016 holiday season to reflect on one of our favorite campus stories from the year. Read here how the Campus Reach Team & Southwest Airlines surprised a few students across the country for a roundtrip ticket to go “Home for the Holidays.”

 

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MillieT Employee ‎03-01-2017 03:05 PM
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On December 16, 2016, Southwest's President Emeritus Colleen Barrett was awarded the Wright Brothers Memorial Trophy, which is arguably the most prestigious aviation award in the nation, if not the world.

 

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Cruiser jdidonato ‎03-01-2017 08:50 AM
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Ever wonder where our Campus Reach Interns end up for full-time employment? Perhaps, you have asked yourself, “Where are they now?” The Campus Reach Program has built a talent acquisition pipeline here at Southwest, so you will see many, many of our former Interns roaming the hallways as now, full-time Southwest Employees. 

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Jenni interned on the Digital Marketing Team back in spring 2016, and is now a Mobile Business Analyst in BTS Marketing within Corporate Delivery & Technology.  Read on for more.

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MillieT Employee ‎03-01-2017 07:28 AM
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Thanks to our more than 53,000 Employees, Southwest is one of Fortune Magazine’s World’s Most Admired Companies for the 23rd consecutive year—the only commercial airline in the Top 10. Southwest ranked #8, an honor made possible through the passion of our dedicated Employees.

 

The Top 50 Most Admired Companies, what FORTUNE calls the “All-Stars,” is selected by a group of 3,800 executives, directors, and security analysts who picked the 10 companies they admired most. They are able to vote for any company in any industry that ranked in the top 25 percent in last year’s survey, along with those that finished in the top 20 percent in their industry.

 

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PatricA Employee ‎02-28-2017 03:15 PM
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Captain Lou Freeman was Southwest's first African American Pilot, and the first black Chief Pilot at any major U.S. carrier. But he doesn't see himself as a history-maker, just a Pilot who loves to put smiles on people's faces. That's his legacy.

 

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Cruiser asiems ‎02-27-2017 10:27 AM
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Ever wonder where our Campus Reach Interns end up for full-time employment? Perhaps, you have asked yourself, “Where are they Now?” The Campus Reach Program has built a talent acquisition pipeline here at Southwest, so you will see many, many of our former Interns roaming the hallways as now, full-time Southwest Employees. 

 

Alec interned on the Enterprise Data & Analytics Team back in the summer of 2015 and is now an Associate Analyst on the Optimization & Data Science Team. Read on for more

 

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New Arrival tgriffith ‎02-24-2017 07:42 AM
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For the past ten years, through our Medical Transporation Grant Program (MTGP), Southwest has proudly worked with a network of nonprofit hospitals and medical organizations nationwide to provide complimentary air travel to medical patients and their families in need of life-saving or life-changing medical care. To celebrate MTGP's tenth anniversary, we will donate 10,000 roundtrip flights this year to families who need to travel for specialized medical care. We also are extending a healing hand through a partnership with Musicians On Call, a nonprofit that brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.

 

Musicians On Call volunteer musicians Kenli Mattus and Maggie Szabo perform for Customers at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX).Musicians On Call volunteer musicians Kenli Mattus and Maggie Szabo perform for Customers at the Los Angeles Airport (LAX).

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gmuccio ‎02-23-2017 01:26 PM
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DISD students like Alberto Rodriguez (right) are excited to be a part of  Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD)’s cohort of collegiate academies.DISD students like Alberto Rodriguez (right) are excited to be a part of Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD)’s cohort of collegiate academies.

We are proud to be involved in the Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD)’s cohort of collegiate academies—part of the district’s collegiate academy expansion with the Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD). Specifically, we’re excited to be involved with North Dallas High School in our hometown. North Dallas High School is one of 10 new collegiate academies that will launch next school year. Students who attend collegiate academies can earn up to 60 hours of college credit or an associate degree–at no cost to them–while earning a high school diploma.

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Tourist Danielbstull ‎02-23-2017 11:33 AM
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2017 is already shaping up to be a whirlwind of a year with lots of BIG changes – new cities, new markets, new reservation system, to name a few. But following a busy July will be an August of comparatively lighter schedule changes. There will be no new markets and all exits will be seasonal, save one (CUN-MKE). Read on for all the news on our latest schedule!

 

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lorrainechomel Employee ‎02-22-2017 01:01 PM
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Score! Revamped Customer pre-travel emails are here! Learn about the updates and how traveling is getting easier!

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Window Seater rbarry ‎02-22-2017 11:14 AM
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At Southwest Airlines, it’s always been about Heart. It’s about Loving People and putting others first. t’s about Building Resilience through connections that last and being part of a community that helps one another because distance shouldn’t keep us from being neighbors. It’s about Living Responsibly and doing things the Southwest Way, which means we do it because we want to, not because we have to.

 

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New Arrival RGreen ‎02-22-2017 10:55 AM
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Southwest has a chance to be recognized once again through commercial aviation industry magazine InsideFlyer’s Freddie Awards. Who gets to vote? Southwest Rapid Rewards members who love the unique benefits Rapid Rewards offers—and I hope that includes you!

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cmcgough ‎02-21-2017 10:11 AM
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In January, 150 of my fellow Marketing Cohearts and I had the opportunity to give back to some of our countries greatest heroes; those that have fought and sacrificed for our freedom.

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Tourist rmcmains ‎02-16-2017 02:02 PM
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Rachel McMains is a Operations Strategy Intern in Customer Support & Services.Rachel McMains is a Operations Strategy Intern in Customer Support & Services.

Born and raised in Irvine, California, a town appropriately nicknamed “The Bubble,” I always desired to grow and “find myself” in a big city that encouraged creativity, self-expression, and passion. The eventaully lead me to Dallas and the Southwest Airlines Campus Reach Internship Program as a Operations Strategy Intern in Customer Support & Service. The diversity of people, thought, and experience that I have had the privilege of interacting with these past few weeks has made this internship that much more special.

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lorrainechomel Employee ‎02-15-2017 08:04 AM
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BWI Employees meet Col. McGeeBWI Employees meet Col. McGee

This month, we had the great honor of carrying an incredible man onboard our aircraft.  WWII Tuskegee Airman Pilot Colonel Charles McGee, 97, flew with Southwest Airlines from Baltimore to Las Vegas before continuing on to Honolulu to speak at the Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor.

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New Arrival aeliasen ‎02-14-2017 03:44 PM
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For Landon and me, it all began with one of the greatest love stories of all time—Romeo and Juliet—that we studied in our high school English class.  And today, we celebrate another beginning as we skate off into the sunset as husband and wife. 

 

Mallory and Landon were married on February 14th at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park in downtown Denver.Mallory and Landon were married on February 14th at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park in downtown Denver.

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MillieT Employee ‎02-14-2017 09:17 AM
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Inflight Coordinator Jan Fleiner is the Southwest Star for February.Inflight Coordinator Jan Fleiner is the Southwest Star for February.

“At Southwest, we support each other and always find a reason to laugh.”

 

—Jan Fleiner, Inflight Coordinator

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