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VikkiMoore Employee
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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.

 

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samuelbeckrhit
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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.

 

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moniquerichard Employee
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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 has risen through the ranks at Southwest to lead one of our largest stations.

 

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kitrickm Employee
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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 was able to make an impact on the world around him with the help of his new friends at Southwest Airlines who make it easy to be a Customer with a smile every time.

 

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MillieT Employee
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Our Southwest Employees are known for their Fun-LUVing Attitudes, Hospitality, and hard work in connecting our Customers to what matters most in their lives. Read more to learn how three Employees found their passion at Southwest by fearlessly changing career paths, and in the process learning more about themselves.

 

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dominiquebyrd Employee
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Southwest’s Emerging Leader Development Program (ELDP) is an 18-month job rotational program that seeks to train and develop excellent Frontline and Operational Leaders for Southwest Airlines. Upon successful completion of the program, participants are placed in a Leadership role in one of the airports we serve or a Customer Support and Services Center anywhere in the Southwest system, based on business need.

 

Read on to hear firsthand how Human Resources Non-Commissioned Officer at the United States Army, Dominque Byrd, discovered leadership skills she never knew she had. And in the process: a career at Southwest Airlines. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply now through February 17.

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jwaddy Employee
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Southwest’s Emerging Leader Development Program (ELDP) is an 18-month job rotational program that seeks to train and develop excellent Frontline and Operational Leaders for Southwest Airlines. Upon successful completion of the program, participants are placed in a Leadership role in one of the airports we serve or a Customer Support and Services Center anywhere in the Southwest system, based on business need.

 

Read on to hear firsthand how LAX Station Services Manager Jeff Waddy grew skills to better serve our Customers through his experiences in the program and at Southwest Airlines University (SWA U), our state-of-the-art training facility. And in the process: a career at Southwest Airlines. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply now through February 17.

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DerekH Employee
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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 what may cause my child to have a breakdown. Luckily, on this flight, I learned I could count on Southwest to help alleviate those fears.

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MelanieGraham Employee
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Southwest now serves 99 destinations across the U.S. and 10 additional countries, so if you’re looking to get away, there are always places to go and experiences to be had! Nobody knows a city and its hidden gems better than the Employees who live and work there. Check out a few of our Employees' favorite places in the Omaha area and share your hidden gems in our comment section below!

 

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AEdwards1904 Employee
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Southwest’s Emerging Leader Development Program (ELDP) is an 18-month job rotational program that seeks to train and develop excellent frontline and operational Leaders for Southwest Airlines. Upon successful completion of the program, participants are placed in a Leadership role anywhere in the Southwest system, based on business need. Read on to hear firsthand from a recent participant of the program! Interested applicants are encouraged to apply now through August 19.

 

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MelanieGraham Employee
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If you’re looking to get away for a few days or even a week, there are always places to go and experiences to be had—especially when you get to visit one of Southwest’s 99 cities across the United States and 10 additional countries! Nobody knows a city and its hidden gems better than the Employees who live and work there. Check out a few of our Employees' favorite places in the Cincinnati area and share your hidden gems in our comment section below!

 

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MelanieGraham Employee
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“The biggest things I’ve learned here are patience and listening to people.” Simon Cheung, Customer Service Agent

 

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MelanieGraham Employee
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Southwest now serves 100 destinations across the U.S. and 10 additional countries, so if you’re looking to get away, there are always places to go and experiences to be had! Nobody knows a city and its hidden gems better than the Employees who live and work there. Check out a few of our Employees' favorite places in the Milwaukee area and share your hidden gems in our comment section below!

 

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MillieT Employee
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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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mcminnemily Employee
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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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MelanieGraham Employee
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It’s not a secret that here at Southwest Airlines, we are a Company that has always shown love, support, and admiration for our Military. When we discovered Olivia was seeking assistance with arranging roundtrip airfare for her father, a Vietnam Veteran, to travel to Florida to meet his grandchildren and great grandson—all of whom her father had never met before, we sprung into action. 

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Luckybucky84
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In California over the holidays, my toddler son received a power wheels Jeep as a gift from family. My mother thought we could easily return it to the store and have it reshipped to our home in Washington due to the large size, but that was sadly not the case.

 

As a last resort, we attempted to pack it up to ship as oversized baggage for our return trip home only to discover that wasn’t going to work. A wonderful Southwest Employee heard our dilemma and was determined to reunite us with my son’s holiday gift. In all honesty, I never expected to hear from him again...

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LindaRutherford Employee
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Our Employees are known for their Company pride. When Southwest Airlines receives recognition, it’s truly a reflection of our incredible folks, taking great care of our Customers. So it’s with pride in our amazing Employees that I share that Southwest Airlines was recently recognized by The Wall Street Journal on their inaugural list of Management Top 250.

 

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jweber Employee
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Thanks to our dedicated Employees, we've been named one of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work for the ninth consecutive year!

 

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etorbert Employee
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Southwest Airlines is proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, we earned 100 percent on Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 16th Annual Scorecard on LGBTQ Workplace Equality!

 

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wendidemille
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We returned from a family vacation where my husband and I surprised our two kids with a trip to Disneyland. This was the first flight for my 5-year-old daughter and Southwest went above and beyond making her feel welcome.

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lorrainechomel
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After months and months of waiting, we got the call. The call telling us to travel immediately to Phoenix because the expectant mother of our soon-to-be-daughter was in labor. We knew we needed to get on the next plane and didn't even hesitate on which airline to call.

 

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teriropka
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To say that Southwest Airlines went above and beyond with their Customer Service and care is an understatement.  When I faced my worst fear as a police wife and not being in my home town everyone at Southwest Airlines—from start to finish—took me under their wing and treated me as one of their own family members.

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Lindsey Employee
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Dallas Customer Service Agent Darryl Thomas regularly comes to work early to make a refreshing breakroom beverage for his fellow Employees. Check out the video to see Darryl’s #SouthwestHeart in action.

 

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dlandson
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As a WWII Navy Pilot, aviation is one of Mr. Richards’ many passions, but it is specifically the love he feels from my Southwest Cohearts that keeps Mr. Richards flying. Every Thursday, he goes to the Albuquerque Sheraton to meet and thank Southwest Crew Members staying there. When he travels, he has a special song he sings onboard about spreading love and happiness.

Earlier this month, we brought Mr. Richards to Southwest's Dallas Headquarters to express our appreciation with a VIP experience. Upon his departure in Albuquerque, the Station threw him a send-off party to commemorate his journey.

 

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TiffanieAbbott
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If you’re looking to get away for a few days or even a week, there are always places to go and experiences to be had—especially when you get to visit one Southwest’s 99 cities across the United States and 10 additional countries! Nobody knows a city and its hidden gems better than the Employees who live and work there. Check out a few of our Employees' favorite places in the Salt Lake City area and share your hidden gems in our comment section below!

 

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lorrainechomel
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If you’re looking to get away for a few days or even a week, there are always places to go and experiences to be had—especially when you get to visit one Southwest’s 99 cities across the United States and 10 additional countries! Nobody knows a city and its hidden gems better than the Employees who live and work there. Check out a few of our Employees' favorite places in the Phoenix area and share your hidden gems in our comment section below!

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lorrainechomel
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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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I was flying into Austin, Texas, from Omaha, Nebraska, and after getting into the terminal, I was notified of an upsetting family emergency back home that required I immediately turn around and fly back. Thankfully, a Southwest angel helped me get back to my family.

 

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