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Making History at Southwest Airlines

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Our final post in celebration of Black History Month comes from Southwest Airlines’ Lou Freeman, the first African American Chief Pilot of a major U.S. carrier. Southwest Airlines is proud to celebrate Black History Month in February and all through the year. I was born in Austin, Texas and my family moved to Dallas when I was ten years old. My childhood was pretty normal... read more

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Southwest Boarding Passes Now Available in Passbook!

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We're happy to announce an exciting new mobile convenience for our travelers: Beginning today, Customers may now store their mobile boarding passes in a convenient and easy-to-use location on their mobile devices. Mobile boarding passes can be downloaded directly to Passbook which operates on Apple devices running iOS6 or later. Mobile boarding passes can be saved in the... read more

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SWA Customer Stories: Why I Love Southwest Airlines

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On January 11, 2015, I wrote the following on my blog.  Southwest asked if they could republish it, so I am happy to now share it with you. It’s very rare for me to develop brand loyalty. Even as a kid, I thought it was silly to obsess over which store my clothes came from or what logo was stamped on my headphones. While I recognize that there are more established... read more

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SWA Customer Story: LUV is in the Air

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We were so happy to learn that Southwest Airlines played a role in Customer Ethan Ganot’s recent engagement. The special day took the couple across the country to the cities that mean the most to them, ending in Philadelphia where he popped the question! Congratulations to the happy couple! I live in San Diego and my girlfriend lives in St. Louis. On the weekend of her 29th... read more

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Southwest Customer Spotlight: SWA Phone Home

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When Customer Mary E. Baxter left her cell phone on a Southwest Airlines flight, she was convinced she’d never see it again.  When the 83-year-old learned that Southwest had found her  "flip phone" and was returning it to her, she flipped out her pen and wrote us a poem.  Thanks for the lovely poem Mary ... it was our pleasure to serve you.  Be sure to give us a call... read more

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Destination Dragons—Touring at 35,000 feet

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At Southwest Airlines, we’re in the business of connecting People.  It’s not just about getting them from point A to point B, but connecting them to what’s important in their lives. Over the past couple years, Southwest has dabbled in the music space by sponsoring various festivals, working with different bands and artists, and even launching the program, Live at 35,... read more

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Inside the February Issue of Southwest: The Magazine

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As the inflight magazine for Southwest, we’re all about travel. (Duh.) But at our heart, we’re all about real people. Sure, we do celebrities occasionally, but only when they act like real people. (We loved it when Jimmy Kimmel recently brought out our September issue during an interview of our cover model, Mindy Kaling.) Most of the time, we’re looking for unsung... read more

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Flashback Fridays: Big Game Edition

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Some of our most recognizable television spots from the past have tied into our favorite sport, and in some cases, the big game itself.  And providing friendly, reliable, low-cost travel to games around the country is something our Customers have counted on Southwest for since just a couple years after the first game was played. In 2006, we even offered a lucky Customer and... read more

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Halloween Stencils with #SouthwestHeart

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Halloween is one of our favorite holidays at Southwest. In the past we've shared Southwest-themed stencils for our pumpkin carving fans, and this year we're proud to release a set that includes our bold, new look! Our pumpkin stencils are available for download HERE. So carve a pumpkin with "Heart," and share your photos with us on Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags... read more

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How do you show your #DisneySide?

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Do you look for Hidden Mickeys wherever you go? Are you prone to whistle while you work? Most of us have a #DisneySide, even if we don’t realize it. Here at Southwest, we have a Disney Side that we recently let show on our first nonstop flight from Dallas to Orlando on October 13! We would love to give you a chance to show YOUR Disney Side through our “Fly direct to the... read more

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