I've previously posted a couple of videos from our group of retired Employees who call themselves LUVers. (Unexpected Thank You and You're Hired!).
It seems that just about all Southwest Employees, active and retired, like to talk about how they ended up at Southwest. I guess that's because for most of us that moment turned out to be a very important one in the course of our lives. So ... in... read more
We receive tons of requests and suggestions each year for ”specialty” aircraft, which is what we call any aircraft not painted in our traditional Canyon Blue livery. In fact, just last week, my friend Dave Cynkin suggested we wrap an aircraft with the faces of bloggers and fly it to Las Vegas for this year's BlogWorld Expo. I praised his creativity - I love people who think big - but let him... read more
If you happen to be visiting Nashville April 17-24 (or heck, if you don't have anything going on that weekend, I know of an airline that might can get you there), you must visit the Nashville Film Festival. Southwest Airlines is the Official Airline of the festival and this year is shaping up to be one fantastic event.
Steven Schachter's THE DEAL, starring William H. Macy, Meg Ryan, and LL... read more
Video: Culture Volunteers Pass Out Goodies and Clean Planes Between Flights
On Tuesday, March 18th, our Corporate Culture Committee had an event in Houston. It was a Hokey Day, which means groups of us met arriving planes, gave the Crews a few snacks and lots of appreciation, and cleaned the planes for them so the Flight Attendants could get just a little rest. Well ... that's the way the day... read more
I love holidays. I love pranks. Mix the two and you get an amazing April Fool's Day. I thought about posting something outrageous such as ”Southwest to Begin Serving Inflight Meals” or ”CEO Gary Kelly Joins the Cast of Celebrity Apprentice.” Then I thought....nothing could be more fun than playing a prank on my own department.
I enlisted the help of our extremely talented Graphic Design and... read more