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LinneaJordan Employee
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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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kknox Employee
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As you may recall, last week Southwest announced our initial four airports in the Hawaiian Islands. Today, we have more news about Southwest’s intended service plans for Hawaii. 

 

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kknox Employee
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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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christinawalker Employee
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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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eboren Employee
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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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lindygirl1
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As a young couple trying to make a life in the Bay Area, we have found that although keeping a budget is the responsible thing to do, it's not always fun. Ryan and I have become experts at creatively having fun within a budget. Enter what has been affectionately named: the Epic 12-hour date day!

 

 

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MelanieGraham Employee
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priscillarangel
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To make a long story short, I decided to quit my job, pack up my stuff, and move everything into my parent’s attic in Dallas because it was the perfect city to set up my adventure headquarters.

 

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Bill Employee
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Today, Southwest announced our intent to serve Paine Field in Everett, Washington where a new two-gate facility is currently under construction. An airport seldom first allows commercial service so close to a major metropolitan area—so Southwest wants to bring some Heart to Paine!

 

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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 Flight Ops Employees' favorite places in the Phoenix area and share your hidden gems in the comment section of the post!

 

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russcro
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Our daughter, Brittany, was scheduled to give birth by cesarean section on December 1. Plans quickly changed when she went into labor the day following Thanksgiving—Southwest helped us get to Brittany and baby Andrew as quickly and easily as possible.

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GaryKelly Employee
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I just shared with our Employees at our Spirit Party at Universal Studios: we’re going to Hawaii, baby! That’s right—the day is finally here that we can say we’re going to add some Aloha to our world-famous Hospitality, as Southwest Airlines will soon serve the Hawaiian Islands!

 

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rgreen1 Employee
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Grab your ticket and go! For a limited time, Southwest Airlines is offering a travel sale with domestic fares starting as low as $49, $79, $99, and $129 one-way, and international fares starting as low as $99 one-way to some of our most popular destinations. Don’t delay, this sale will only last three days, so head to Southwest.com now to book your flight.

 

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Bill Employee
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Southwest will soon say goodbye to our 737-300 fleet and welcome the new 737 MAX with open arms. As we look to the future, it's important to remember the many milestones the -300s have helped our Company reach.Farewell -300 1.jpg

 

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BrieStrickland Employee
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SW Gives back for Goals 4.pngAfter a local elementary school defied odds to make it to major soccer tournament in Orlando, they realized they wouldn't be able to afford the trip. Southwest Heart jumped into action to save the day. 

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marynewsome
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“Try to have a focus on the needs of others and not yourself.”

 

—Timothy P. White, Chancellor, California State University

 

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MillieT Employee
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As our thoughts continue to be with our Employees, Customers, and neighbors impacted by the flooding and Hurricane Harvey’s impact along the Gulf Coast, our flight schedule has been extended through June 1, 2018. The latest schedule contains substantial growth throughout the Golden State. We’re adding nearly 20 new nonstop routes from cities in California to destinations located in almost every part of the country including key cities like Austin, St. Louis, and more.  And, we’re opening up new international gateways in four cities: Sacramento, San Jose, Columbus, and New Orleans.

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MillieT 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 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 Dallas area and share your hidden gems in our comment section below!

 

 

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marynewsome
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“Every Employee has gone above and beyond to help me and my family every time we fly.”

 

—Chris Kain, Area Technical Manager, HB Fuller Construction Products

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Bill Employee
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Southwest Airlines’ new schedu10490131_l.jpgStart planning your Spring Break 2018 getaway today!le debuted today effective March 8 through April 6. With 4,012 weekday flights, an increase of nearly 260 a day over February of 2018, you have to think we have some surprises in store. And you would be right! Such interesting surprises, in fact, that we need to chat. Pour yourself a glass of lemonade and let’s dive in.

 

 

 

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arucker Employee
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“You don’t need a certain job title to be a leader. Start acting like one, and the rest will follow.”

 

—Heike Young, Content Innovation Lead, Salesforce

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BrieStrickland Employee
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DavidHolmes_DavidBowman.jpgSouthwest's June A-Lister, David Holmes. Photo by David Bowman

“Success is infinite. Someone else getting their slice of the pie doesn’t mean there’s less for you.”

—David Holmes, Chiropractic Sports Physician

 

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Bill Employee
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Ho-ho-ho and pass me a turkey leg!  Southwest is now accepting reservations through January 7, 2018, as the November/December schedules were made available this morning.  And, as usual, we have international and domestic holiday presents to share!

 

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Kaitaft
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“Southwest is a Company that has a heartbeat. They genuinely care about their Customers.”

                  —Loni Swain, Founder, Loni Loo’s Candy

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MillieT Employee
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tgriffith Employee
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Drake_JasonMyers.jpgCountry Artist Drake White“Southwest opens up options. You can buy back some time with family and friends.”

 

Drake White, Musician

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Bill Employee
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Effective August 1, Southwest is adding fast, easy nonstop flights between the Long Beach Airport and California’s capital city, Sacramento.  Our new Long Beach-Sacramento service, operating twice each weekday, not only adds another link between Southern and Northern California—it also adds another convenient way to connect Long Beach with the rest of the large Southwest network from the Pacific Northwest to the East Coast, and everywhere in between!

 

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arucker Employee
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“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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Danielbstull
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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
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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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