Mineta San José International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop flights to Palm Springs

San José, Calif., 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Starting Nov. 6, Southwest Airlines® will introduce new, nonstop flights connecting Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and Palm Spring International Airport (PSP). “Greater Palm Springs has long been a popular spot for Silicon Valley travelers, and Southwest’s new flights will make getting there this winter… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines extends flight schedule through Jan. 4, 2023

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jun 16, 2022) extended its flight schedule through Jan. 4, 2023, bringing holiday travel planning into focus with new and returning service for the season from late fall into early winter. “Summer is heating up early this year and our Network Planning… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches daily sweepstakes until its official birthday on June 18

Carrier celebrates national holiday with sweepstakes offering up to 15 million Rapid Rewards bonus points, round trip air travel for winners and guests, and promotional Companion Passes throughout its birthday week DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) is celebrating its 51st birthday and national holiday, Wanna Get Away Day,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines releases Leadership book “Leading with Heart: Living & Working the Southwest Way

Carrier pays tribute to its legacy of leading with Heart, giving readers a “behind-the-curtain” view into its unique Culture and rich history, championing the Leaders of tomorrow DALLAS, TX, 2022-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) is celebrating more than 50 years of putting People first by releasing a one-of-a-kind… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announced leadership promotions for Brendan Conlon and Cole McGuire

DALLAS, TX, 2022-May-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) today (May 23, 2022) announced two Leadership promotions within the Company’s ranks. Brendan Conlon is promoted from Senior Director Labor Relations to Vice President Crew Scheduling, effective immediately. In this newly created role, Conlon will be responsible for developing and executing the daily Crew Scheduling… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines adds more flexibility, options, and rewards to its fare lineup with the launch of Wanna Get Away Plus™

New fourth fare adds more flexibility and amplifies benefits of current fares DALLAS, TX, 2022-May-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 17, 2022) announces the launch of Wanna Get Away Plus™, a new fare product that adds more flexibility, options, and rewards to the carrier’s fare lineup. Customers can now… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces massive investments in enhancing Customer Experience as the airline wins the 2022 J.D. Power Award for Highest Customer Satisfaction among Economy carriers in North America

Carrier Updates on Five-year Plan of Investment and Evolution across Customer Experience; J.D. Power Recognizes Southwest for Highest Customer Satisfaction in North America among Economy Carriers DALLAS, TX, 2022-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), today (May 11, 2022) awarded the 2022 J.D. Power Award for Highest Customer Satisfaction among Economy carriers in… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards® named Program of the Year for the eighth time in InsiderFlyer’s 2022 Freddie Awards

Carrier’s Rapid Rewards voted Program of the Year, Best Customer Service, and Best Loyalty Credit Card at 2022 Annual Freddie Awards DALLAS, TX, 2022-May-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Rapid Rewards® frequent flyer program held onto the distinction of Program of the Year for the eighth time in consumer selected InsiderFlyer’s 2022 Freddie Awards…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches annual corporate social responsibility report

Carrier’s annual reports highlight spirit of corporate citizenship and feature key People, Performance, and Planet initiatives DALLAS, TX, 2022-Apr-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 22, 2022) announces the launch of its annual corporate social responsibility report, the Southwest Airlines One Report. This integrated corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces more options for California travel; new service for Hawaii, the Pacific Northwest, and the Caribbean

Beginning June 5, Southwest offers San Diego Customers more California service with 20 weekday flights to both San Jose and Sacramento, and 14 weekday flights to Oakland San Jose grows with additional California service and more flights to the Pacific Northwest Southwest also brings more interisland flights within the State of Hawaii DALLAS, TX, 2022-Apr-13… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines offers customers more flexibility, choice, and rewards through Wanna Get Away Plus™

New fare offers more options, more flexibility, more rewards Dallas, TX, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines is excited to announce Wanna Get Away Plus™, a new fare that joins Wanna Get Away®, Anytime, and Business Select® in the Company’s fare product lineup. This fare will be available to Customers late in the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines inaugurates new Technical Operations complex at Denver International Airport

Southwest Airlines opens new $100 million maintenance facility as it lays foundation to support long-term growth, vision, and bringing more Mile High Heart to the Denver community DALLAS, TX, 2022-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 24, 2022) is celebrating the completion of a major infrastructure investment to support its… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces leadership change

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Mar-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 16, 2022) announced several Leadership promotions and new Executives. Southwest® welcomes onboard Christa Lucas as Vice President Governmental Affairs. Lucas joins Southwest from the National Business Aviation Association, where she was Senior Vice President and led its government affairs, policy, and advocacy efforts. She will… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines becomes the Official Airline of the Colorado Rockies

The airline that carries more Colorado originating Customers than any other airline* announces new partnership as the Official Airline of the Colorado Rockies DALLAS, TX, 2022-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Mar 15, 2022) it is joining the starting lineup as the Official Airline of the Colorado Rockies and… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program celebrates its 15th anniversary

Southwest Airlines Medical Transportation Grant Program continues providing critical lifelines to patients and caregivers DALLAS, TX, 2022-Mar-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is embarking on the next era of its life-changing Medical Transportation Grant Program as it celebrates 15 years of providing free travel to families across North America. Through the program, hospitals and… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ sustainability plan featured in Vision 2045’s United Nations Sustainable Development Goals campaign

DALLAS, TX, 2022-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) is excited to announce it has joined the Vision 2045 campaign, a collaboration among multiple organizations and companies to share films and resources that aim to inspire businesses and people to take action toward a more sustainable future. “Southwest® is honored to be part… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines remains in FORTUNE’s 2022 list of World’s Most Admired® Companies

Carrier celebrates being a mainstay on the list since 2009 DALLAS, TX, 2022-Feb-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 2, 2022) was named to FORTUNE’s 2022 list of World’s Most Admired® Companies. The carrier is ranked at No. 28 and is also ranked No. 5 on the industry list. Southwest®… Read the full press release

Ford International Airport teams up with MEDC and Southwest Airlines to provide grants and testing opportunities to companies focused on air travel technology solutions

Partnership with MEDC, Southwest Airlines Provides Grants to Innovation-Driven Companies, Allowing Them to Test New Products, Services in Live Airport Environment Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2022-Jan-20 — /Travel PR News/ — With support from the Michigan Economic Development Corp. and Southwest Airlines, the Gerald R. Ford International Airport Authority has introduced the Ford Launchpad for Innovative Technologies and Entrepreneurship,… Read the full press release

KAYAK for Business integrates Southwest Airlines® into its platform

KAYAK for Business adds new features including the ability to change or cancel travel plans and pay for a trip with travel funds STAMFORD, Conn., 2022-Jan-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jan. 13, 2022), KAYAK for Business, KAYAK’s free corporate travel solution has integrated Southwest Airlines® into its platform making the process of booking… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches season two of “My Kind of News” in partnership with “The Kindness Guy” Leon Logothetis

Airline shares six-episode series focused on inspirational stories from nonprofit organizations that were each selected to receive 100 domestic one-way Southwest travel awards DALLAS, TX, 2021-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues to celebrate kindness with the season two debut of “My Kind of News,” hosted by and created in partnership with… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces Leadership appointments and promotions

DALLAS, TX, 2021-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) today (Dec 3, 2021) announced Leadership changes and appointments within various departments of the Company. Operational Leadership Justin Jones is promoted to Senior Vice President Operational Strategy & Design, where he will lead the airline’s modernization and operational improvements in this… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC)

The pledge funds research and technological advancements aimed at reducing net greenhouse gas emissions DALLAS, TX, 2021-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced a $10 million commitment to Yale University’s Center for Natural Carbon Capture (YCNCC) to research technological advancements and find new solutions to reduce net greenhouse gas emissions. The pledge will also… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines appoints David Hess and Christopher P. Reynolds as members of the Board

Dallas, TX, 2021-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The Board of Directors of Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has appointed David Hess and Christopher P. Reynolds as members of the Board. David Hess has been appointed to serve on the Board effective Nov. 18, 2021. Christopher P. Reynolds has been appointed to serve on the Board effective… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with Velocys Renewables for 219 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Volume sufficient to produce more than half a billion gallons of blended net zero fuel, enabled by sustainable aviation fuel with the lowest carbon intensity announced to date Dallas, Texas, 2021-Nov-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 10, 2021) announced a 15-year offtake agreement with Velocys Renewables LLC (“Velocys”) for… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Luck Presents launch second season of Sites & Sounds multimedia travel guide

New season follows artists Shovels and Rope, Matthew Logan Vasquez, Margo Price, Jeremy Ivey, Durand Jones, and Maria Gough through Charleston, Nashville, and New Orleans Fans invited to enter sweepstakes* for a chance to win round trip airfare for a winner and a guest to visit one of the cities highlighted DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Nov-10 —… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Chairman and Ceo Gary Kelly recognized by 3BL Media’s Responsible CEO of the Year Awards

DALLAS, TX, 2021-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board & Chief Executive Officer was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award through 3BL Media’s Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. The Responsible CEO Awards recognize corporate executives who demonstrate responsible leadership in executing on environmental, social, and governance… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches Rapid Rewards® Business

Rapid Rewards Business celebrates companies who fly Southwest, offering the company and their travelers the opportunity to earn Rapid Rewards points; Companies can receive 25,000 Rapid Rewards Business points with only two round trips* DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Oct-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is making business travel more rewarding by launching Rapid Rewards®… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Walt Disney World® Resort team up for a co-branded commemorative aircraft honoring their 50th anniversaries in 2021

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) joins Walt Disney World® Resort with a special co-branded commemorative aircraft honoring 50 years of connecting people with memories and magic, as each company celebrates a 50th anniversary in 2021. The Boeing 737-700 features 50th anniversary logos of both Southwest Airlines® and Walt Disney World… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines updates on progress and next steps within its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) roadmap

Airline shares progress on previously announced plans DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) shared an update today (Sep 21, 2021) with its Employees, Customers, and Partners on the progress the airline has made during the last year and its next steps within the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) roadmap…. Read the full press release

Construction of major $44.6 million Southwest Airlines maintenance facility at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) has been approved

ANNAPOLIS, MD, 2021-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The Maryland Board of Public Works today (September 15, 2021) approved two contracts for the construction and operation of a major Southwest Airlines maintenance facility at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI). The Board, chaired today by Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford, approved a $44.6 million construction… Read the full press release