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Passion, Strength, Tradition, and Honor

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Those words on the outside of the Rose Bowl Stadium resound throughout the surrounding San Gabriel Mountains that cast a shadow on the 89-year old stadium. Fans began to pour onto the fairways of the Brookside Golf Course that sits next to the Rose Bowl at 9 AM to tailgate.  Chants of "Texas Fight" and "Roll Tide" could be heard throughout the city of... read more

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Southwest Airlines Share the Spirit

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As part of Southwest Airlines Share the Spirit program, Employees are devoted to each and every community the airline serves. Throughout the year, Southwest Airlines Employees reach out to individuals, families, and entire communities providing help where it is needed. Southwests Share the Spirit is ingrained in the Companys Culture, and the airlines 35,000-plus Employees are... read more

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Southwest Airlines Begins Service to New York City

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On June 28, 2009, Southwest Airlines began service to its 66th wonderful destination...New York City! Southwest Airlines is now serving New York City travelers from LaGuardia with eight daily nonstop flights—five daily nonstops to Chicago Midway and three daily nonstop flights to Baltimore/Washington. In addition to the eight daily nonstop flights, Southwest Airlines will... read more

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Baby on Board

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Traveling with children? Got the baby blues? Let Southwest Airlines help you out with some excellent travel tips. In this video we highlight our changing tables in all forward lavatories, and how to use a Child-Restraint System. DING! You are now free to move about the country...with your peanut! 

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No Foolin’ — Pennies from Heaven!

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On a date associated with gags and practical jokes, 21 Southwest Airlines Employees are counting quite a few extra pennies this April 1st -- a million of them! Even Ed McMahon might tip his hat to our prize patrollers who have been reaching across the Southwest system to bring sky-high joy to 21 Southwest Employees as the Grand Finale to our year-long incentive contest,... read more

Something’s a-brewin’ onboard…

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Ask anyone who flies their opinion of inflight coffee. Odds are they'll wrinkle their nose in disgust and shake their head quickly. This nonverbal gesture most likely means, "Plane coffee is icky and I prefer only to drink it in extreme emergencies--like before a sudden onset of narcolepsy." Coffee at 36,000 feet has gotten a bad rap throughout the years, but it's... read more

Southwest Airlines Twitter Screenplay

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 Thanks to everyone that helped contribute to the screenplay contest!  It turns out that we have a very "interesting" story to tell.  Please don't laugh at our acting skills.  Watch till the end of the movie to see the winner of the Nashville Film Festival Prize Package!  Here are the lines we chose for the script.  Character, line, then contributor: All... read more

Southwest Airlines Begins Service to Minneapolis/St. Paul

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On March 8, 2009 Southwest Airlines began service to Minneapolis/St. Paul, with 41 Employees and eight daily nonstop flights to Chicago Midway, with additional direct or connecting service to 57 destinations, including: San Francisco, Denver, and Philadelphia. Welcome to the Southwest Family, Minneapolis/St. Paul. LUV has come to town!

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Southwest Airlines Heroes of the Heart

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Heroes of the Heart is a spirited event that we celebrate annually around Valentine's Day at Southwest Airlines. Ginger Hardage, Vice President Culture & Communications, explains the LUV behind the event and why it is so special.  Be sure to mouse-over the arrow on the bottom right of the player to watch this video in HD.

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Raising the Bar–SI One

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  Hello from LaGuardia Airport in New York City!  I just witnessed one of the coolest plane events ever!  We finally, after much speculation and anticipation, revealed the beautiful SI One.  This plane, N922WN, is wrapped with a temporary decal featuring the cover model, from the 2009 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue. This definitely seals the deals on Southwest... read more

Southwest Airlines Opens the Information Superskyway

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Peanuts, pretzels, Yahoo!? Thats the question for some Southwest Airlines Customers today as the airline tests a potential onboard wi-fi solution. Southwest is the first to test aircraft to satellite technology in commercial service. Southwest Airlines, in conjunction with Row 44, equipped one Southwest aircraft with the technology and is set to equip three additional aircraft... read more

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Southwest Airlines Fun in Amarillo

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Christi Day and Caleb Fox head to Amarillo, Texas in search of some amazing places to visit. Please be sure to check out our interviews with some of our awesome Employees in Amarillo. Southwest started service in Amarillo on December 12, 1978, with four nonstop flights. Our 51 local Employees currently operate 12 nonstops and carry 64 percent of the local airline market.

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Southwest Airlines Begins Service to New York City

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On June 28, 2009, Southwest Airlines began service to its 66th wonderful destination...New York City! Southwest Airlines is now serving New York City travelers from LaGuardia with eight daily nonstop flights—five daily nonstops to Chicago Midway and three daily nonstop flights to Baltimore/Washington. In addition to the eight daily nonstop flights, Southwest Airlines will... read more

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What Are You Thankful For?

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On a recent trip to Austin, I took a few minutes to ask Employees what they like about their jobs at Southwest Airlines. With the current economic environment, you might think job security would be the first thing out of their mouths. While I’m sure that’s on the list, you might be surprised to hear what Employees had to say.   Everyone had a different take on why... read more

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