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The Times, They Are A-Changin’: Daylight Savings Time is Here!

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Ah, Daylight Saving Time.  The two days each year that mess around with our sleep patterns (and I don’t count New Year’s Eve—that’s self- inflicted!).  This weekend, Sunday, March 8 to be exact, is the one where we LOSE an hour of sleep.  But, we trade an hour of early morning sunshine for an hour of evening sunshine, so after the sleep deprivation wears off most of... read more

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Name That Neighborhood

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Put on those thinking caps! In “Name That Neighborhood,” we challenge you to master your geography skills and guess the SWA destination city from the clues provided. Having trouble remembering all of the cities we service? No problem—click here for our route map. Happy travels! Art, food, history… This city has it all, and is perfect for a weekend getaway. When you... read more

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Southwest Airlines Featured in My City’s Just Not That Into Me

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Southwest is part of a new series on the FYI Network called My City’s Just Not That Into Me, where couples go on the search to find a new city they love to start the next chapter of their life. In the series, LA-based real estate expert, Courtney Poulos, will help home seekers work through their real estate issues. Each episode of the series will feature a different... read more

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SWA Customer Story: How Southwest Airlines Changed My Life

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Special thanks to Jaime for sharing her Southwest Airlines LUV! Keep reading to learn how flying Southwest changed Jaime's life.  Southwest Airlines' recently launched a brand refresh, called "Heart." According to company executives, it represents the heart that their employees put into every flying experience. But for me, the heart of Southwest lies in my own personal... read more

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Inside the March Issue of Southwest: The Magazine

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At Southwest: The Magazine, we sometimes like to dream up themes that cover a whole gamut of things. We hit the jackpot this time: a whole feature section on time. The one thing we don’t write about in this issue is how to save it. Instead we talk about how to freeze time (a story about a guy who made a fortune from ice), travel back in time (through collections), and... read more

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Making History at Southwest Airlines

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Our final post in celebration of Black History Month comes from Southwest Airlines’ Lou Freeman, the first African American Chief Pilot of a major U.S. carrier. Southwest Airlines is proud to celebrate Black History Month in February and all through the year. I was born in Austin, Texas and my family moved to Dallas when I was ten years old. My childhood was pretty normal... read more

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Flashback Fridays: The -500

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One of the smallest subfleets of aircraft within our family of 737s celebrates its silver anniversary this week.  For the second time in our history, Southwest became the launch Customer for a new aircraft series when we took delivery of our first 737-500 on the last day of February, 1990. At just over 97 feet, the -500 was about 10 inches longer than the -200s that were... read more

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SWA Customer Stories: 25 Years of LUV Thanks to Southwest

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Thanks to Customers Matthew and Christie Gregory for sharing the story of how they met on a Southwest Airlines flight to Houston, Texas! Dear Southwest, My husband and I would like to thank you Southwest Airlines. More than twenty five years ago, the weekend of July 4th, 1989 to be exact, we met on a Southwest Airlines plane.  I do believe it was “LUV” at first... read more

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Frozen, Cinderella, The Jungle Book—Your Disney Favorites Now Available Onboard!

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Flying with your little LUV bugs just got a whole lot easier. We’re so excited to offer our littlest Customers the biggest and best name in entertainment! Available now, the young (and young-at-heart) will have access to a range of Disney movies. Titles available include classics like Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, and The Jungle Book, and even the newest sensations... read more

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