Categories

Archive for the ‘Airline’ Topic

Nonstop Love: NYC You Soon

By:

  Beginning October 13, Dallas Love Field is FREE!  The restrictions of the Wright Amendment will be gone, ushering in nonstop destinations that span from coast to coast.   Southwest has been counting down the years and weeks (literally—we have a billboard at the Love Field entrance and a countdown clock in our Headquarters lobby) until we can say, “Goodbye, Wright... read more

  • 1
  • 0

Southwest Airlines introduces State-of-the-Art Listening Center!

By:

Southwest Airlines has long been regarded as a pioneer in the social media space, and our Social Media Team has been recognized in many ways for embracing social technologies. As we continue to evolve as a leading social business, we continue to look for new and innovative ways to connect with our Customers. The new, state-of-the-art Listening Center symbolizes our... read more

  • 10
  • 0

Nonstop Love: Nash in a Flash

By:

Beginning October 13, Dallas Love Field is FREE!  The restrictions of the Wright Amendment will be gone, ushering in nonstop destinations that span from coast to coast.  Southwest has been counting down the years and weeks (literally—we have a billboard at the Love Field entrance and a countdown clock in our Headquarters lobby) until we can say, “Goodbye, Wright... read more

  • 1
  • 0

MARCH 2015 BASE SCHEDULE AVAILABLE!

By:

Happy Monday!  Got a Spring Break trip you (or your friends or family) have been wanting to plan?  We’ve now got you covered—Southwest’s schedule is now available for reservations out through April 6, 2015. The schedule is, as usual, fully reoptimized based on expected weather-related, block time variations and includes lots of capacity changes to handle the SBS... read more

  • 8
  • 7

Flashback Fridays: Over the Hill Gang

By:

While compiling some photos of Rollin King, I came across several mentions of Lamar Muse being hired as our first CEO in early 1971, and his subsequent selection of a Leadership Team composed of several other industry veterans.  Lamar himself came from several other airlines, including American and Universal, and had made many connections during his time in the industry. ... read more

  • 1
  • 0

Southwest’s History: It’s not all about Planes

By:

In celebration of National Aviation Day, August 19, our Corporate Archiving Intern Anna Weinberger (pictured above on the right) shares her experience at a recent Aviation Archivist Summit event hosted at Southwest’s Headquarters in Dallas. As the Corporate Archiving Intern this summer, I have to confess something: I don’t know much about airplanes.  You want to discuss... read more

  • 4
  • 0

Nonstop Love: Fast Lauderdale

By:

Beginning October 13, Dallas Love Field is FREE!  The restrictions of the Wright Amendment will be gone, ushering in nonstop destinations that span from coast to coast.  Southwest has been counting down the years and weeks (literally—we have a billboard at the Love Field entrance and a countdown clock in our Headquarters lobby) until we can say, “Goodbye, Wright... read more

  • 3
  • 0

Q&A: What’s in the belly of a Southwest aircraft?

By:

Our Q&A blog series answers common questions about aviation and Southwest Airlines.  Our next question about our Cargo service is answered by Senior Director of Cargo and Charters Wally Devereaux.  Have a question of your own?  Leave us a comment! On any given day, Southwest Airlines moves approximately half a million pounds of Cargo in our red belly war birds that... read more

  • 4
  • 0

Courtesy of the Red, White, and Canyon Blue

By:

This post is written by Rolando Lopez, Greater St. Louis Honor Flight Operations Manager (and retired Southwest Employee!), recounting a recovered Honor Flight and a delayed welcome home celebration for the veterans. My journey with Southwest Airlines began in 1980 and led me to a variety of positions throughout my career, encompassing multiple cities in the network. ... read more

  • 3
  • 0

Southwest Airlines Launches Service Cancun and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos

By:

Southwest Airlines continued to extend its international service yesterday by operating inaugural flights between Orange County/Santa Ana and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, and between Cancun and both Atlanta and Baltimore/Washington. These flights are an important achievement in an already milestone year, and there was plenty of excitement on the ground in both Orange... read more

  • 4
  • 0