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2013 Diversity Summit in Videos Part 2: James Turley

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Last week you heard from my fellow Diversity Council Member, Shereen Govender, who shared some great takeaways from Southwest’s Vice President of Diversity and Inclusion Ellen Torbert at this year’s Diversity Summit.  Ellen continues to inspire me to lead the charge at our Los Angeles Station where I work as a Manager of Station Administration to make my co-workers feel... read more

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Happy Chinese New Year!

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According to the lunar calendar, 2013 is the Year of the Snake and begins on February 10th.  Unlike the Gregorian calendar, where New Year’s Day is consistent (January 1st), the actual date of Chinese (aka Lunar) New Year ranges from late-January to mid-February.  This is because it’s celebrated on the day of the first new moon of a new year.  Similar to the... read more

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LAX at 30: Beach Cleanin’ and Sun-Soakin’

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On September 18, 1982, Southwest Airlines began service into Los Angeles International Airport.  It’s now 30 years later, and we’re still going strong! I won’t claim to be impartial, as I’ve spent my entire 19-year career at LAX, but it truly is a special place with an amazing, hardworking group of people.  Since this was such a milestone birthday, we... read more

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