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Meet Southwest Airlines Network Operations Control

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Did you know that there are Southwest Airlines Employees in Dallas, Texas who are dedicated to each and every part of your flight, from planning which Crew will be serving you, to which route your plane will take?  These Employees are at the very heart of our complex network and work in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility called the Network Operations Control (NOC).  They... read more

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Pencils, Paper, and Paper Planes

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School supplies have taken over store aisles and yellow buses are returning to the roadways—it’s officially back to school season! As the school bell is ringing for children across the nation, our Pilots are also thinking about returning to the classroom with Southwest’s Adopt-A-Pilot Program.  With program registration opening for Pilots this week, Southwest and... read more

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Work Hard, Play Pranks

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Everyone says that time flies when you’re having FUN, and Albany International Airport (ALB) Ramp Supervisor Patrick Leahy couldn’t agree more. As with all Ramp Employees in the airline industry, Patrick’s career under the wing has included bags, tugs, and bin slips; however, his four years at Southwest have flown by with added tricks to the standard industry resume.... read more

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Rampin’ it up in Kansas City!

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When Kim Shorter first sat down to eat lunch at Southwest, she could have sworn she’d stepped into a time machine back into the days of recess and Jell-O packs. “Everyone asks each other, ‘What are you eating? Do you want to swap?’ and exclaims, ‘You have to try this!’ It’s like elementary school again,” said Kim. Those same Coworkers who swap lunches and food... read more

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A Team Player in Tampa

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Our television advertisements have always been known to incite laughter, provide quotable lines, and, of course, encourage America to fly on the LUV airline. But for Franky Van De Marimba, they inspired even more than chuckles and a ticket purchase. When Franky sat in front of the TV and watched Southwest ads flash across the screen, he started to realize how well he would fit... read more

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Airline Aficionado Shares His Warrior Spirit in Kansas City

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It would be an understatement to say that Stan Selix had some airline experience before starting with Southwest. He was a Station Manager with an airline consulting firm in Orlando, owned and operated his own airfreight forwarding business in Kansas City, and worked for a scheduled charter airline in Philadelphia. Stan made his way to SWA after a loyal Customer from his... read more

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Our Timeless Superhero in San Diego

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While our witty advertisements and low fares have helped set us apart from the other guys for 41 years, Customers always tell us that our Employees are the reason that Southwest consistently wins the hearts of America. Whether it’s a bright smile in a tough situation or relentless attention to Customer needs, our Employees certainly set the bar for Positively Outrageous... read more

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