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Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit

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Southwest, whose humble beginnings formed out of an idea on a cocktail napkin, has always supported small businesses by expanding our route map to the places Customers, and their businesses, need to fly! We started out with three planes and a handful of Employees so we know what it’s like to struggle to get your business idea off the ground {no pun intended}. We know there... read more

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Fares are Falling! [AKA: WE ARE HAVING A FARE SALE!]

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We haven’t even officially hit summer, and we’re already thinking about the fall—falling fares, that is!  Today, Southwest & AirTran are kicking off a three-day fall fare sale with fares starting as low as $49 one-way! For three days only, you can purchase nonstop, one-way tickets starting at $49, $99, $129, or $149 to select destinations, based on length of... read more

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Southwest and AirTran Connect Networks

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Hopefully you all had the chance to read Brooks’ blog post on Feb. 14, 2013, and watch as our boss Beth flew on a connected itinerary.  We were pretty excited to announce that we were on our way to connecting the Southwest and AirTran route networks.  We started operating those initial connected itineraries (which went on sale Feb. 23) on March 10.  Well,... read more

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The Artists Den Season 5 is Here!

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Another fabulous music season is in the books for our friends at Live from the Artists Den, and we’re excited that Season 5 kicks off tonight with Norah Jones! As the Official Airline, we had a blast this spring sharing our LUV for music and beautiful historic venues with Southwest Customers, and we can’t wait for all of you to see the magic come to life on the small... read more

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The Southwest Porch at Strauss Square

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Texas is known for its hospitality and so is Southwest Airlines.  So what better way to show our LUV and appreciation for our hometown than by giving Dallasites a place to relax while enjoying a concert or movie at AT&T Performing Arts Center’s Annette Strauss Square? Situated behind the Winspear Opera House along Woodall Rogers,the  Southwest Porch at... read more

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Southwest Announces New Rapid Rewards Partner: National Car Rental

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Southwest is proud to announce our newest Rapid Rewards partner, National Car Rental®.  As a Rapid Rewards Member, you can now earn points on qualified rentals at National, giving you another reason to finally take that trip!Rapid Rewards Members can now receive 600 points per qualified rental.  Members just need to include their Rapid Rewards number at the time of... read more

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Soaring a Mile High: Introducing Colorado One

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We took our “LUV” for the Mile-High State to new heights today by unveiling Colorado One, a Boeing 737-700 emblazoned with the Colorado state flag! The aircraft is a testament to our great relationship with Front Range Customers and a tribute to our Colorado-based Employees.Colorado One was unveiled at a ceremony at Denver International Airport... read more

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On The Fly: An Inflight Surprise

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Traveling and enjoying live music are often cited as great passion points for our society.  Pair them up to create a live concert in the sky, and you’ve got quite a story…one that’s told on TLC’s season finale of On the Fly, tonight at 9/8c!   As the official airline of Live in the Vineyard, Southwest partners with various artists to provide the ultimate... read more

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The Artist’s Den Season Four: Now Showing in Your Living Room

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We’ve been writing for a year about Southwest’s integration during the filming of Live from the Artists Den, and we’re excited to let you know that Season Four premieres today, Friday, February 3 on PBS stations nationwide!!  In Santa Monica, Adele starts the season off with a bang! 

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Diet Dr Pepper on a LUV Jet Near You!

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Okay, we all have products that we are crazy about...most Mac owners scoff at using a PC.  If you’re a Colgate person, you probably wouldn’t dream of using Crest.  My mother-in-law can’t live without OxyClean.   But family issues aside, my little daily joy comes in a 12 oz. can (unless it’s been a really long night, then it’s a 20 oz. bottle) of... read more

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Kid Rock Goes to Graceland, TN

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We’ve written before about Southwest’s great partnership with the Artists Den which has allowed us to send some of our Customers, Rapid Rewards Members, Corporate Clients, and Employees to exclusive and private concerts around the country where they were able to hear from Adele, Death Cab, and The Fray just to name a few.  As our partnership continued this year, we... read more

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Last-Minute Vacation? We’ll Help! [Fare Sale Alert]

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We’re closing in on the end of the year: Do you have some extra vacation you need to burn?  Know you’ll want to escape the snow for some sand & waves?  Are your skis itching for fresh powder?  Well, now is the time to book that winter vacation as Southwest today announced a sale with fares as low as $59 one-way to select destinations... read more

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Low Fares? The Right Call! [Fare Sale Alert]

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At Southwest Airlines, our low fares are the right call! Today, we are excited to kick-off a 72-hour sale with fares as low as $35 one-way!  You certainly can’t throw a penalty flag on that play. For 72-hours only, you can purchase one-way tickets for $35, $65, $95, or $125 based on length of travel (additional taxes, fees, and exclusions apply). For travel up to 450... read more

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Death Cab for Cutie, Live From Brooklyn

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Are you like me? Captivated by secret societies like the clandestine Skull & Bones at Yale or the Illuminati as described in the Dan Brown book “Angels and Demons?”  Well, Wednesday night, I had the chance to visit a secret society of a different ilk…The Artists Den. The fantastic Death Cab for Cutie performed for about 800 people inside the beautiful... read more

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