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SWA Meteorology: Winter Outlook

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Here in Texas, we know the weather won’t cool down (and stay cool) until our State Fair ends.  Other cities follow local weather “folklore” too:  Are the caterpillars extra wooly this year?  Are the pecan and oak trees producing a lot of nuts and acorns? If you split a persimmon seed, do you see a knife (cutting cold with ice), a spoon (digging out of snow), or a... read more

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Southwest Airlines’ BIG Winter Travel Sale Has Arrived!

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year—prices are falling even lower on Southwest Airlines! Today, Southwest is launching a three-day travel sale with fares starting as low as $49 one-way! For three days only, our Customers can purchase nonstop, one-way tickets for $49, $99, $129, or $149 to select destinations—spread the word! These low fares are available for... read more

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Goodbye Wright Amendment in Photos

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Well, you asked for them!  Here's a sampling of the photos taken this morning at Dallas Love Field and on our first nonstop flights—Enjoy!  Have pictures of your own from today's events?  Share them by tagging them #NonstopLove. (more...)

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Adios, Wright Amendment! Hello, America!

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Hurrah!  That is the collective cheer from all 45,000+ Southwest Airlines Employees, as this month we are finally free from the shackles of the Wright Amendment.  The passage of this law in 1979 made our home airport of Dallas Love Field the first and only airport in the United States to be restricted to a small service area—flights out of the airport would be limited to... read more

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The Ticket to a Bright Future: The Unity Council Latino Men & Boys Program

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Southwest Airlines proudly gives back to the Hispanic community during Hispanic Heritage Month and all throughout the year through its support of nonprofit organizations like The Unity Council. The Unity Council’s Latino Men & Boys program (LMB) was developed in 2010 as an organizational effort to improve the wellbeing of Latino males in Oakland who, research shows,... read more

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Nonstop Love: LAXOXO

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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

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Inside The Magazine’s October Issue

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Every time I look at the cover of this issue, the theme song for Reading Rainbow goes through my head. Um, sorry, if I just got it stuck in your head. But that terrific show earned a whole generation of fans for its host, LeVar Burton. He’s the kind of warm celebrity you can think of as a friend; this helps explain how he broke the Kickstarter record, raising $1 million... read more

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Nonstop Love: Get to Orange County While It’s Ripe

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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

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Nonstop Love: Tweet to Meet on the Street to Win Rapid Rewards Points

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Southwest Airlines continues to celebrate the impending end of The Wright Amendment with "Tweet to Meet on the Street" events! Beginning September 27, 2014, Southwest will be giving away 15 million Rapid Rewards Points around the Dallas/Ft.Worth area in the form of scratch off cards.  Each scratch off card will have a Rapid Rewards Point value of 1,000 to 25,000 points, so... read more

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Flashhback Friday: Drive-Thru Ticket Counter

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It’s hard to imagine a time when we didn’t have the convenience of purchasing airfare on southwest.com or over the phone from one of our friendly CS&S Reps.  You can even book your next trip while in the car (just not while driving, of course) on your cell phone.  But prior to these modern booking channels, we actually offered another method otherwise associated with... read more

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