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WiFi in the Sky

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Before Southwest’s loyalty program was named Rapid Rewards, it was called the Company Club, and we were fondly known as the Company Plane.  Even though we’ve moved away from that name, we know we’re still an "office in the sky" for a lot of business travelers.  Staying connected with emails and news is crucial for some of our road warriors, who fly with us a couple... read more

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AirTran Integration Homestretch Brings Major Milestones

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Southwest Airlines has reached a major milestone today in the final stages of the integration of AirTran Airways by launching international flights on Southwest metal to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and Mexico City, Mexico! As of today, all flights previously flown by AirTran between seven international destinations and nine domestic gateway cities are now flown... 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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Rapid Rewards: Flying Among the Best!

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Imagine a frequent flier program where blackout dates are nonexistent, where every seat is an award seat, and you can use your points to fly to any of 93 destinations in the U.S. and Caribbean on the largest domestic airline in America. Sound too good to be true?  Welcome to Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards, one of the most decorated frequent flier programs in the... read more

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Honored and LUV’d

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The best days at work are when you can have a little part in bringing great joy to someone else.  On February 7, I had one of those “best” days. Let me tell you how this story starts. Several years ago, while working in Customer Relations, I met Don through a phone call and a plea for help.  My position dealt with handling fraudulent, difficult and/or unique situations... read more

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Hitting the High Points: Southwest Airlines shows Denver more LUV this summer

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It’s not surprising that people in the Mile High City are always on the move. They have a passion for the pursuit of exploration.  Southwest Airlines shares that same passion, and it’s no secret that we LUV Denver.  After all, Denver is our fifth busiest airport in terms of daily departures, and Southwest Airlines is Denver’s largest domestic carrier in terms... read more

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Southwest Welcomes MGM Resorts as a Rapid Rewards Partner!

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Southwest Airlines hit the jackpot with our latest Rapid Rewards Partnership launch! MGM Resorts in Las Vegas-representing nearly 50% of the rooms on the famous strip-joins the Rapid Rewards family today.  Members will earn 600 Rapid Rewards Points per eligible stay at the following M life resorts:  Bellagio®, ARIA™, Vdara™, MGM Grand®, The Signature at MGM... read more

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Southwest Rapid Rewards Offers Best Reward Seat Availability in the Industry

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Prior to its inception in 2011, while researching and planning exactly how we would structure the All-New Rapid Rewards Program, availability was one recurring demand we heard from our Customers over and over again- you simply wanted to be able to use the points you had earned when you wanted, to go where you wanted, and the other programs didn’t allow that. So we listened.... read more

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LUV is in the Air: A Rapid Rewards Valentine’s Saga

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When I came to work at Southwest Airlines more than 20 years ago, I thought it was “cute” that the airline had the stock ticker symbol, LUV. As a former newspaper reporter, I knew from my dealings with executives and Employees that Southwest was irreverent and a bit different. But, use the word LUV or LOVE? Really?  Now, more than two decades in, I’m a proud... read more

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An Evening with Kunde Family Estate

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At a young age, Jeff Kunde remembers feeding cows out of the back of a beat-up truck, chucking hay with the velocity of a two-year-old.  Kunde's father would sometimes let Jeff stand on the seat, the youngster's hands on the steering wheel while Dad threw the truck into compound low, nothing to disturb the impromptu driving lesson but endless fields. During a summer break... read more

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