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Archive for November, 2010

Our Own Top Communicator

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PR News selects the top 15 young communicators to watch in the nation Every morning, our Team receives a media report at our desks that is filled with the latest news coverage about Southwest Airlines.  Even if a new Southwest Airlines story has hit the media outlets earlier that day,  we already have a report on it.  That’s our everyday experience, and thanks for that... read more

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Southwest Offers Nationwide Fare Sale for Winter Travel

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There may be a chill in the air, but Southwest today announced some pretty hot travel deals!  With nationwide air fares starting as low as $59 one-way to select destinations for travel any day of the week, our Customers can take advantage of these super low fares and start planning their winter vacations today.  These fares are available only at southwest.com with a 14-day... read more

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Going Green: Getting Ready for Winter

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Though winter doesn’t officially start until December 21, it’s already pretty cold around most of the country.  Here are some quick tips to get ready for “official” winter: • Check the air pressure in your tires. Cooler temperatures lower tire pressure, which lowers fuel efficiency. • Make sure furniture and obstructions are away from vents to allow the heat to... read more

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Don’t Get Burned This Holiday Season

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Now that the 2010 holiday season is here, this is the opportune time to spread the messages of peace, LUV, holiday cheer, and caution.   The first three are rather synonymous with this time of year, but what does caution have to do with the holidays you may ask?     Many people are planning holiday trips to visit family or friends.  For some travelers the first thing... read more

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Lace Up Your Skates, Denver; the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park is Open!

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The weather outside is frightful, but Denver is so delightful!  If you’ve no place to go, head to the Rink, head to the Rink, head to the Rink! The holidays have hit Downtown Denver, which means it’s the perfect time for ice skating!  That’s right, in case you haven’t heard, Southwest Airlines has partnered with our good friends at the Downtown Denver Partnership... read more

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Southwest Airlines Launches Charitable Check-Ins Using Facebook Places

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By Guest Blogger: David Williams, President and CEO of the Make-A-Wish Foundation The holidays are a wonderful time of the year for people to reflect on their fondest wishes – for themselves and others – and to join in the season’s precious spirit of giving. It’s the Season of Wishes® at the Make-A-Wish Foundation®, but our staff and nearly 25,000 volunteers... read more

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The Best Holiday?

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I’m not a big “holiday guy."   I’m usually in bed before the New Year clicks over, I don’t wait for Christmas with eager anticipation like I once did as a kid, and I won’t drive far to see fireworks on July 4th.  However, I do have a very special holiday, and Thanksgiving Day is a very big deal to me. In my previous incarnation with another airline, I had... read more

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5 Things Southwest is Thankful to Offer You This Holiday Season

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This time of year always reminds me that I have so many things to be grateful for.  I’m thankful for my family and our good health, but also for the 35,000 Southwest Warriors who every year make sure Customers’ holiday travels go as smoothly as possible.  Just to name a few, here are five things we at Southwest are thankful to offer you this holiday season.    ... read more

Going Green: Gobble Green this Thanksgiving

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Gobble, gobble!  Have a delicious and green Thanksgiving with a couple of easy steps.   You can really make it a spe¬cial occasion by using cloth napkins, table cloth, real dishes, and silverware.  This will reduce waste while creating a beautiful memory.  A couple of other reminders are to use reusable shopping bags when heading to the grocery store to shop for the... read more

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Helping a Hero One Home at a Time

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For many American troops returning home from their service in Iraq or Afghanistan, the transition can be a difficult one. Some of these heroes return with injuries that require them to adjust to the many complexities that accompany a disability. HelpingaHero.org is a nonprofit organization that provides support for severely injured military personnel. The organization’s... read more

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