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Southwest Airlines Mystery Flights

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The Wright Amendment was lifted on October 13, so Southwest Airlines now has seven nonstop destinations that fly out of Dallas Love Field, with another eight beginning November 2. To celebrate our initial nonstop flights from Dallas Love Field, we surprised our Customers with our Mystery Flights.  Each day, Customers flying to a new nonstop destination were surprised onboard... 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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Road to Dallas Love Field Officially Named “Herb Kelleher Way“

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In June 2011, the road leading into the entrance of Dallas Love Field was given the honorary name of “Herb Kelleher Way” in honor and recognition of our beloved Founder.  In preparation for the repeal of the Wright Amendment, The Dallas City Council unanimously approved to officially and permanently rename a portion of Cedar Springs Road from Mockingbird Lane to the... 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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Nonstop Love: Southwest Airlines Random Acts of Love

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What do the Pointer Sisters and Southwest Airlines have in common?  We’re both so excited and we just can’t hide it!  Since we can no longer contain our delight over the end of the Wright Amendment restrictions at Dallas Love Field on October 13, we are celebrating early with Random Acts of Love. Starting September 25, we are surprising YOU, our wonderful Customers, at... read more

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Nonstop Love: Klyde Warren Park Concert Series

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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 from Dallas Love Field that span from coast to coast.  Southwest Airlines is excited to celebrate this milestone with all of you, and we begin the festivities by offering FREE music. Our Wright Amendment celebrations kick off with a... read more

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A Push Toward Education: Southwest Hosts Operation Push Foundation

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Walk through the door of Umphrey Lee Elementary School, and you know you’re in a special place.  The Principle, Tondolyn Mosley, and staff have created a warm, safe, and inspiring environment in an area of Dallas that could use a lot more of that.  I became involved with Umphrey Lee through Adopt-A-Pilot and met a very special member of the community named Daiquari Wilson,... read more

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National Picnic Month: Southwest’s Top Ten Picnic Destinations

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I like to picnic every chance I get—which mostly depends on the Texas weather.  If it’s not raining or at 150 percent humidity level, a few Fellow Interns and I take our lunch breaks on the Headquarters’ “deck” for some good ole’ plane watching and sunshine.  And, we’re not the only ones!  Southwest is extremely familiar with picnicking, as it incorporates two... read more

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Swing by a Southwest Porch

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It’s summertime, so we should get outside and take advantage of the warm weather and sun rays!  Spend the day at a local park and—if you happen to be in Atlanta, Dallas, or New York City—swing by a Southwest Porch!  Each of our Porches offer comfortable seating and FUN perks, nesting in a local park, ready for you and friends and family to enjoy. Park Tavern, Atlanta,... read more

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