Mike Van de Ven to succeed Tom Nealon as Southwest Airlines President

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Sep 13, 2021), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced the following leadership changes. Tom Nealon, 60, has decided to retire from his duties as President effective immediately, but will continue to serve the Company as a strategic advisor, focusing primarily on the airline’s environmental sustainability and carbon… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines promotes Linda Rutherford to Executive Vice President People & Communications

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jul-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jun 30, 2021) announced the promotion of Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Linda Rutherford to Executive Vice President People & Communications, effective immediately. This news follows last week’s announcement of Leadership Plans for 2022. Rutherford will succeed Bob Jordan… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces The Birthday Party Project as the official community partner of the airline’s 50th Anniversary year

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announces today (Feb 24, 2021) The Birthday Party Project as the official community partner of the airline’s 50th Anniversary year. The Birthday Party Project is a Dallas-based organization that partners with more than 60 agencies across the country to bring joy through the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets through Its Medical Transportation Grant Program

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Feb-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 7, 2020) announced it has donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets to nearly 80 nonprofit hospitals and medical transportation organizations across North America, easing the burden of travel for medical patients and their caregivers. Through the carrier’s Medical Transportation Grant Program, organizations are… Read the full press release

Southwest’s annual Medical Transportation Grant Program donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets throughout North America

DALLAS, TX, 2019-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 29, 2019) announced it has donated 10,000 roundtrip tickets to 76 hospitals and medical transportation charities located throughout North America as part of the airline’s annual Medical Transportation Grant Program. This year, the airline is supporting organizations across 25 states and in 40 cities. Throughout… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines donates more than $500,000 to charitable organizations across the nation through its 33rd Annual LUV Classic Golf Tournament

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Dec 3, 2018) announced it is donating more than $500,000 to charitable organizations across the nation thanks to the carrier’s 33rd Annual LUV Classic Golf Tournament. Supporting Children’s Charities The carrier continues its support of children facing serious illness by helping organizations with dollars they can… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Build-A-Bear Workshop to donate 20,000 teddy bears to Ronald McDonald House Charities, Make-A-Wish, and Southwest’s Medical Transportation Grant Program recipient hospitals

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc., (NYSE: BBW) are taking teddy bear hugs to new heights in celebration of National Teddy Bear Day, which occurs each year on September 9. Together, Southwest® and Build-A-Bear are teaming up to donate 20,000 Build-A-Bear teddy bears to 36 children’s hospitals… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines recognized by the American Society of Professional Communicators for its 2016 One Report

Dallas, Texas, 2018-Feb-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Jan 29, 2018) that it has been recognized by the American Society of Professional Communicators (ASPC) for its 2016 Southwest Airlines One Report TM. The ASPC annually sponsors the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report Awards that celebrate innovation and excellence in communication for various… Read the full press release