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SOUTH CAROLINA, MEET SOUTHWEST AIRLINES!

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HELLO, PALMETTO STATE!  We’re Southwest Airlines—and we’re coming to serve you beginning on March 13, 2011!  We’ll begin operations at our 70th and 71st airports, Greenville/Spartanburg (GSP) and Charleston (CHS), with seven weekday departures from each airport.  At GSP, we’ll be flying  one nonstop roundtrip to Nashville, two to Baltimore/Washington, one to... read more

Kidd’s Kids Flight

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This episode of Red Belly Radio actually began back on October 2 with a telethon to raise funds to send a number of families with special needs kids to the Disney parks in Orlando Florida. Listeners of the Kidd Kraddick syndicated morning radio show pitched in and called a phone bank where volunteers took donations. Southwest Airlines manned that call center and later flew the... read more

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SOUTHWEST AND LAGUARDIA: START SPREADIN’ THE….POSSIBILITY????

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Brace yourselves. Today Southwest Airlines announced our intention to bid to begin service to New York City’s LaGuardia Airport. Yes.  You read that correctly.  Southwest plans to pursue a bid to start service to LaGuardia Airport.  This isn’t just big news, it’s huge.  GINORMOUS!  I think h-e-double-hockey-sticks just froze over…and I am certain a number of my... read more

Southwest Is Coming to Town!

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Terry Trippler is a respected travel expert from the Twin Cities.    When Southwest Airlines announced Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) would be the next city to join their family, the Twin Cities media asked if MSP would experience the “Southwest Effect”.  Coined by the Department of Transportation to describe how Southwest’s entry into a new market results in... read more