CDA welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new, nonstop service from Midway International Airport to California and Mexico

CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation(CDA) announces that Southwest Airlines has launched new, nonstop service today (11/04/2018) from Midway International Airport (MDW) to California and Mexico, just in time for the upcoming holiday travel season. As of today, Southwest now has daily service between Midway and Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR). The airline also began service from Midway to sunny Cabo San Lucas Aeropuerto… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new routes just in time for the holiday season

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is celebrating autumn by beginning to operate several new routes just in time for the holiday season. More Options for California Travelers Northern California Expansion Southwest continues complementing its robust service for California travelers by strengthening its commitment to San Jose, California. By the end of this… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines rolls out free movie product across the WiFi-enabled fleet

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Nov-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) continues its mission to enhance the Customer Experience. Today (Nov 1, 2018), the carrier announced its switch from a paid movie product to a free movie1* product onboard its Inflight Entertainment Portal for a 100 percent free inflight entertainment experience on WiFi-enabled aircraft. The… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to start seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO)

Hebron, KY, 2018-Oct-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines announces new seasonal nonstop service from Cincinnati/Northern International Airport (CVG) to Orlando, Florida (MCO). The new flights will operate Saturdays in March 2019. Tickets are available now at Southwest.com. The airline is also bringing back seasonal nonstop service to Phoenix, Arizona (PHX) with flights operating on Saturdays… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches $1 million dollar grant program aimed at supporting communities across the US

Carrier’s donation to support innovative nonprofit organizations across the United States DALLAS, TX, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Sep 20, 2018) launched a competitive grant program aimed at supporting communities across the United States where its People and Customers live, work, and play. Throughout its 47-year history, Southwest has been… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities award complimentary air travel to 150 ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Recipients

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 150 students, ranging from incoming freshman through graduate students, with complimentary roundtrip air travel as part of the ¡Lánzate!/Take Off! travel award program. Current ¡Lánzate! Travel Award Recipient, and undergraduate student at… Read the full press release

American Airlines and Southwest Airlines now offer new self-serve kiosks at Indianapolis International Airport

Indianapolis, IN, 2018-Sep-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) via American Airlines and Southwest Airlines now have the option to tag and check their bags with new ticket-counter self-service kiosks. The new technology is a growing trend toward providing a better passenger experience. The new kiosks provide a… 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 launches its spring 2019 schedule and new international routes from key U.S. gateway cities

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Aug 30, 2018) announced the beginning of its spring 2019 schedule and the addition of new international routes from key U.S. gateway cities. The carrier extended its bookable flight schedule through April 7, 2019, and flights are available to be booked today at Southwest.com…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces management appointments

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Aug-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced several Leadership changes. Southwest Airlines welcomes Tammy Amirault onboard as Managing Director, Technology—Enterprise Management and Analytics to succeed Sherry Staber, Southwest’s Vice President, Technology—Enterprise Management & Technical Operations who announced her plans to retire. Amirault joins Southwest from IMPRIVA, a San Francisco-based strategic business and IT… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces changes to its policies for trained service and emotional support animals

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Aug-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) today (Aug 14, 2018) announces changes to its policies for trained service and emotional support animals. The changes are designed to provide clearer guidance to Customers traveling with service animals and will go into effect on Monday, September 17. “We welcome emotional support and trained… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card

Country singer Brett Eldredge takes the card with more points, perks and priority on tour, and in the air for launch WILMINGTON, Del., 2018-Jul-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jul 19, 2018), Chase (NYSE: JPM) and Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) introduced the new Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card. The Priority card has all of the same benefits as the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines Cargo officially starts its international shipping program

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is entering its next era as it officially began its international shipping program on Sunday.  With this milestone, the carrier now offers the ability to ship between the United States and Mexico City. Later this summer, the carrier intends to add the ability to ship between… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines mobile app integrates booking travel to/from the airport with Lyft

Customers can book travel to/from the airport with Lyft through the Southwest mobile app DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jun-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is partnering with rideshare company Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., to let Customers catch a Lyft on the way to the airport! The enhancement will offer Southwest… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces onboard entertainment portal integration with iHeartRadio

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today a new collaboration with iHeartRadio to bring iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music and live streaming radio service to Customers as the exclusive music offering within the onboard entertainment portal on Southwest flights. Through the onboard entertainment portal integration with iHeartRadio, Customers can enjoy all… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards program retains Best Customer Service and Program of the Year titles at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co.‘s (NYSE: LUV) frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto its title of Best Customer Service for the sixth consecutive year at InsideFlyer Magazine’s Freddie Awards. Rapid Rewards was also named Program of the Year for the third in a row. “Once again, we’re honored to see… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop service to Orlando

Inaugural Service to Orlando on May 6 is Southwest’s Latest in Eight New Nonstop Destinations Launched from SJC in Spring 2018 San Jose, Calif., 2018-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines® added another important transcontinental route to its growing list of cities available nonstop from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on May 6, 2018, with… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces plan to serve Hawaii nonstop from gateway cities in California

DALLAS, TX, 2018-May-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today shared more details in the carrier’s service plans for Hawaii by announcing initial gateway cities in California that would offer nonstop service pending required regulatory approvals. Oakland Metropolitan Airport (OAK), San Diego International Airport (SAN), Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC), and Sacramento International Airport (SMF) would gain Hawaii service in the carrier’s flight… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines wins four awards in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveler’s’ Choice™ awards for airlines

In addition to other accolades, Company honored as only U.S.-based carrier on list of top ten airlines in the world DALLAS, TX, 2018-Apr-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has been recognized by TripAdvisor as a winner of four awards in the 2018 TripAdvisor Traveler’s’ Choice™ awards for airlines. The carrier ranks sixth in… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines awarded $543 million to its employees

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Employees were awarded $543 million today in ProfitSharing. The 2017 award equals approximately 11.3 percent of each eligible Employee’s eligible compensation—the equivalent of more than five weeks’ pay. This $543 million contribution—nearly $1.5 million a day—is the third-largest total dollar amount Southwest Airlines® has ever allocated… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ launches its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico from Indianapolis International Airport

Cancun today, then Austin in April and Oakland in July INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Taking off just in time for last-minute, spring-break plans or for a summer getaway, Southwest Airlines’ launched its first international nonstop flight to Cancun, Mexico out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) today (March 10, 2018). The airline’s… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities open applications for the 2018 ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Mar-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) today announced applications are open for the 2018 ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program. This impactful program, which was recognized in 2015 by the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics, provides roundtrip air travel to selected Latino… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines appoints Chris Johnson as the new Managing Director Ground Operations

Dallas, Texas, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced Chris Johnson as the new Managing Director Ground Operations effective February 1, 2018. Johnson will be responsible for the daily operations of a Team of more than 18,000 Employees who work in our domestic locations across the United States. His key responsibilities include ensuring these… 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

Southwest Airlines returns as the official presenting sponsor of the Luck Reunion music festival

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jan-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) will return for a second year as the official presenting sponsor of the Luck Reunion, a boutique music festival taking place on Thursday, March 15, 2018, outside Austin, Texas. The continued partnership marks both brands’ commitment to the music community and to elevating burgeoning artists. Demonstrating the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces special flights for football fans traveling to and from the big game

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 22, 2018) added additional nonstop service options between Boston and Minneapolis and between Philadelphia and Minneapolis for football fans traveling to and from the big game. These special flights are on sale now at Southwest.com. The carrier published the following additional flights surrounding a super weekend for football fans: Friday, Feb…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Lucky Dog Animal Rescue partner to transport dozens of impacted animals from Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Lucky Dog Animal Rescue teamed up with Southwest Airlines to help with San Juan relief efforts by flying rescue animals from Puerto Rico to the D.C. area for adoption in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria. In partnership with Puerto Rico animal rescue organization, PR Animals, Lucky Dog Staff… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to bring college football fans from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to Los Angeles for the New Year’s Day kickoff

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced new flights that’ll get football fans from Oklahoma City and Atlanta to Los Angeles just in time for New Year’s Day kickoff in one of college football’s biggest games of the year. Based on the demand from fans in Oklahoma and Georgia, the carrier added additional nonstop options for fans to… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines commences new international service from South Florida to Turks and Caicos Islands, Costa Rica, and Dominican Republic

DALLAS, TX, 2017-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Furthering its reach, Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today began operating new international service daily from Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Providenciales International Airport (PLS) in the Turks and Caicos Islands, the carrier’s 11th country served. In addition, Southwest® initiated new service between its South Florida gateway at FLL and both San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO), and Punta… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines opens sales for its summer season 2018

Airline adds more flights for California with new nonstop options from Oakland, connects San Antonio with both the Bay Area and Southern Florida, and adds new international gateways connecting more U.S. cities with Cancun, Mexico! Dallas, TX, 2017-Nov-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is looking forward to summer 2018 as autumn sets… Read the full press release