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Tapping into National Dance Day

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I have been blessed to be part of the Southwest Family since my Dad started working at the Company in 1997.  As a kid, I was really shy, yet somehow my Dad and his friends at work always figured out a way to get me to come out of my shell to sing or dance. Whether it was tap dancing in the St. Louis airport for Black History Month, flying to perform at schools and churches,... read more

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How Southwest’s Upcycling Changed a Life

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When we conceived of the idea to upcycle our used leather seats from our cabin redesign, we hoped to accomplish three things: to do something innovative, help people look at waste a little differently, and make a difference in people’s lives. The story of James Jafya illustrates how a commitment to sustainability and upcycling can make a difference.  James' story... read more

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Southwest’s International Future Isn’t Near—It’s Here!

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Southwest Airlines launches its first ever international flights on Tuesday, July 1, 2014. The first flight landed in Montego Bay, Jamaica. // Michael Nutting Yesterday marked an important milestone in Southwest Company history, as we launched inaugural international service to Caribbean destinations: Aruba, Montego Bay, and Nassau. Our international Customers at... read more

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Colbie Caillat Sings “Try” Live at 35!

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This week Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum songstress Colbie Caillat surprised not only Southwest Airlines Customers with a Live at 35 concert, but listeners everywhere with the release of her new EP, Gypsy Heart Side A. Colbie  welcomes change and really shook things up for Southwest Customers onboard Flight #4137, Denver to Burbank, when she performed Gypsy Heart... read more

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Chicago Midway’s Blues Lounge

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Southwest Airlines is celebrating the 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival by bringing rhythm and blues to Chicago Midway Airport!  On Tuesday, June 10, Chicago Midway transformed into the Southwest Airlines Blues Lounge to kick off the Blues Festival.  Hometown favorite, The Matthew Skoller band, took to the stage bringing the blues to Customers traveling to and from the... read more

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A Winning Spirit; A Helping Hand

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Sometimes all anyone needs is a helping hand.  This can especially be the case when traveling with children. When faced with a delay, Mother Katye Gorman, found a huge relief when given the blessing of a helping hand from Southwest Employee, Chris Roth.  Katye was traveling with her pride-and-joy, four-year-old Caelan, who is diagnosed with Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome... read more

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CONTEST ALERT – Who Do You Want To See At The ATX Television Festival?

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Southwest Airlines is once again the Official Airline of the ATX Television Festival and we want to send one lucky winner and a guest to Austin to attend the three-day festival celebrating the past, present, and future of television! How to Enter: For a chance to win a pair of roundtrip flights to Austin, TX; a two-night stay at a Downtown Austin Hotel; and two All-Access... read more

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Teeing Up With LUV

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If given the chance, would you drop everything to tee-off at the world-renowned Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, the nation’s foremost municipal golf course and home of the 2008 U.S. Open Championship? That was the very question asked by PGA Tour Pro Kenny Perry, Southwest Airlines, and Adams Golf, to four unsuspecting golfers on the course at Houston’s Wildcat Golf... read more

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Our Live in the Vineyard Experience

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As we re-enter the “real world” after a magical weekend in Napa Valley, we are grateful to Southwest Airlines for allowing us the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of our favorite musicians.  And not to mention all the perfectly-paired food and wine we were able to enjoy.  The weekend was so magical, that often we had to pinch ourselves to make sure it... read more

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Flashback Fridays: Mad Dog’s Last Run

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We’ve all been on a flight and heard the Pilots over the public address system after boarding, but there are probably only a handful of these greetings that anyone remembers after their journey. There is one Captain, though, whose unmistakable welcome, and name, is tough to forget—and he goes by the call sign Mad Dog.  On Sunday, Mad Dog took to the skies for one last... read more

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