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Military Heroes Month: Transporting a Fallen Hero on 9/11 Anniversary

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I often hear the word “hero” used when I hear stories about people who stepped up to a challenge or overcame tremendous obstacles.  For me, I had the privilege and humbling honor to transport true heroes—including one who had sacrificed everything.  Upon landing in Baltimore (BWI) on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we were notified that we would... read more

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Greenville-Spartanburg Turns One!

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Today, we sing Happy Birthday to Greenville-Spartanburg as March 13 marks one year since we welcomed the first set of Customers onboard traveling from GSP.  To thank the Upstate community for choosing the LUV airline as their hometown carrier, we are inviting folks traveling through GSP to join us for a day-long anniversary party in the Southwest gate areas. ... read more

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A Vegas-sized Celebration for 30 Years!

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Where there’s a party, there’s a Showgirl!  Well, at least here in Las Vegas, that is.  And that was certainly the case this week when we celebrated our 30th Anniversary here in LAS.  The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) and McCarran International Airport pulled out all the stops for us to make this celebration one to remember!To kick off... read more

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Eighty Years of Love

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This year Southwest Airlines has enjoyed many memorable moments celebrating our 40th Anniversary.  It is hard to believe the little airline that started in Texas 40 years ago grew to the beloved airline it is today.  This milestone has certainly been a great one to celebrate, and we have had fun imagining what it would look like in the future with time capsules and... read more

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PVD’s a Middle-Teen (And That Rocks!)

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The year is 1996. Just about everyone is doing the Macarena; Tom Cruise is being ordered to “Show Me the Mooneeeey”; and Southwest Airlines has just begun service at T.F. Green Airport in Providence, RI. That’s right, we’ve spent 15 wonderful years in Providence, and we’ve celebrated throughout the month of October. We kicked off the anniversary month as an... read more

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A Southwest Original Turns 40: Happy Birthday, San Antonio!

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Today, Southwest serves 72 cities in 37 states.  Back in 1971, when Southwest was born, there were only three.  Rollin King and Herb Kelleher, the Company’s Cofounders, created Southwest around Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio.  Along with the Companywide anniversary, each of the original cities that make up the “Texas Triangle” will celebrate their own... read more

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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY ECP!

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On Monday, we’ll be celebrating one year of service to Panama City Beach, Florida (ECP)!  Can you believe it’s already been a year?!  We entered the market last year with eight daily nonstop flights to four Southwest destinations and to date we have carried nearly half a million people in and out of the beautiful airport. We’ll be joined in celebration by the... read more

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Rockin’ the Skies of Music City for 25 Years

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Southwest Airlines is proud to celebrate 25 years of service at Nashville International Airport and of course, to celebrate, we’re throwing an awesome party! Today, national radio and television personality, Storme Warren emceed an event at the Bridgestone Arena Plaza. There was FUN for the whole family at Nashville’s “birthday party” including free soft drinks,... read more

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Mile High Cheers For Five Great Years in Denver!

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Yesterday, Southwest Airlines celebrated the fifth anniversary of our return to Denver, and I couldn’t be more proud!  Our service began back in 2006, and it’s amazing how far our operation has come in just five short years.  We started with 13 flights per day and about 45 Employees; we now have 144 flights per day and are approaching 600 Employees.  Denver is now the... read more

Southwest Employees Celebrate a Decade of Service in Buffalo

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For ten years, Southwest Employees have opened their hearts and shared their LUV with the Buffalo, New York, community.  So it comes as no surprise that our Employees celebrated their milestone anniversary with our Customers, marking a decade of Positively Outrageous Service at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport (BUF). “When you think of Buffalo, many people... read more

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