Southwest Airlines sponsors a lot of things, both commercial and charitable. And this gives us Employees lots of opportunities to see, do, and celebrate many things that we wouldn't get to otherwise.
We've gotten to see the Stanley Cup a ”cuple” of times, and our sponsorship of the NBA has resulted in a way-cool specialty plane (Slam Dunk One), a visit from some really-tall famous people, and... read more
It’s hard to believe that I’ve been at Southwest for ten years. Time flies. I moved to Dallas from the San Francisco Bay Area “temporarily” to gain some experience in Leadership Development. Since that time, I married my college sweetheart, bought two homes, and have three amazing children.
Jeff Lamb, my Leader, knows this story. He knows it very well because he knows me. A common phrase we use... read more
A few months ago, I told you about a group of retired Southwest Employees who come together several times a year from all around the country just to catch up on what's new and reminisce about the good old days. They call themselves The LUVers.
Anyway, this video, shot at their last meeting, is the story of how Joy Bardo, the final ”Original Employee” hired in 1971, came to work at Southwest.
I... read more