Knights of Heroes (KOH) brings children together on a one-week summer adventure camp in Colorado for kids who have lost their fathers in military service. Southwest is proud to highlight this partnership and recognize First Officer Jason Ausdemore and Captain John Oglesby, two of our Pilots who are mentors for KOH.
Southwest Airlines has the best Employees in the airline industry (yes, I might be a bit biased) and we LUV to recognize them for all the wonderful things they do. The Winning Spirit Award recognizes Employees who go out of their way to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others. On October 6, CEO Gary Kelly and COO Mike Van de Ven proudly honored 34 outstanding... read more
Last week, songwriters from the iconic Bluebird Café in Nashville, including Charles Esten (who plays Deacon on ABC’s hit show, Nashville), Kim Richey, and the country music duo Striking Matches, performed a Live at 35 inflight concert. The Live at 35 featured original songs and brought a few of Nashville’s favorite tunes to new heights. Once the flight landed in New... read more
Southwest Airlines is proud to host our 30th Annual LUV Classic Golf Tournament benefitting children’s charities. Each year, golfers from throughout the country come together for a great cause and enjoy a day of golf and fun Southwest Airlines style. Sound like fun? It is! Do you and three friends have what it takes to play in the LUV Classic tournament?... read more
At Southwest Airlines, we love to provide unique experiences for our Customers—whether at the airport, on our aircraft, or in one of the communities that we serve. One such example is Live In The Vineyard, an intimate, three-day festival in Napa Valley that pairs together food, wine, and some of today’s biggest names in music. The year’s fall event will feature... read more
As the last weeks of summer wash over us, I wanted to share a story about a delightful boy and a special Southwest Pilot, DAL Captain Mike Hickey. Aviation has long captured the imagination and interest of people of all ages and from all walks of life. It’s a pastime that both grandparents and grandchildren can share and enjoy, which is the case with five-year-old Hudson... read more
A beautiful beach and an even more renowned golf link: Southwest Airlines hosted its Rapid Rewards Visa Signature by Chase Cardmembers for a golf getaway at The Lodge at Pebble Beach in Pebble Beach, California. Our Cardmembers received the opportunity to tee off with Professional Golfer Peter Jacobsen at the Pebble Beach Golf Academy.
A person’s response in the heat of the moment reveals a great deal about that individual’s character—as does their treatment of defenseless creatures. Southwest Airlines' own MDW Customer Service Agent Fran Panozzo and her LUV for ALL Customers, whether they have two legs or four, are what make Fran a Hospitality heroine. On what seemed like just another day at... read more