Southwest Airlines now offers its everyday low-fares within Sabre, Travelport, and Amadeus

Southwest Airlines now offers its everyday low-fares within all three major global distribution systems including Sabre, Travelport, and Amadeus DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jul-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (“Company”) today (Jul 26, 2021) began offering flights for sale within Sabre’s global distribution system (GDS), the leading corporate booking channel in the US…. Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches summer sale offering fares as low as $59 one-way

Carrier offers Customers a chance to turn “Wanna” Get Away into “Gonna” Get Away with low-fares, an expanding network, and flexible policies DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jul-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jul 13, 2021) launched a summer sale offering fares as low as $59 one-way. Book today, July 13, 2021, through… 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

San Diego International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new nonstop service to Bozeman, Montana

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2021-Jun-25 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines has announced it will add nonstop service to Bozeman, Mont. via Bozeman Yellowstone International Airport (BZN) from San Diego International Airport (SAN) beginning November 23. Southwest Airlines has also announced it will resume nonstop service to New Orleans, La. via Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) beginning… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes in 2022

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (Jun 23, 2021), Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced that Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly will transition roles in early 2022, becoming the carrier’s Executive Chairman with the desire to serve in that role through at least 2026 at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Executive Vice President… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines teams up with L.A. Times Studios and At Will Media to create its first podcast series, “Is This Seat Open?”

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jun-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the carrier’s first commercial flights, which took place on June 18, 1971. To offer Customers and Employees a unique perspective on stories from the airline’s colorful history, Southwest®, L.A. Times Studios, and At Will Media partnered to… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces service to Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) in New York from Nov. 14, 2021

Previously announced Southwest service to Bellingham, Wash. to begin Nov. 7, 2021; New destination: Syracuse, New York service begins on Nov. 14, 2021; New international service from both Chicago (O’Hare) and Kansas City to Cancun will complement the full re-opening of all previously served international destinations. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jun-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines honors Colleen C. Barrett with the introduction of CCB Institute

Carrier honors President Emeritus Colleen C. Barrett. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 26, 2021) introduced the Colleen C. Barrett Institute for Cultural Excellence & Customer Service (CCB Institute), a website honoring Colleen C. Barrett and her incredible passion for nurturing a vibrant corporate Culture. As the Company… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines proudly supports State of Colorado’s vaccination efforts

Post-vaccination celebration with Rapid Rewards points and Southwest Getaway Tunnel brought a portal to new independence for Coloradans DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) last week showcased its Mile High Heart for the Denver metro area surrounding counties with its Destination: Vaccination activation, from  May 16, 2021, through May… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches Memorial Day weekend fare sale

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 25, 2021) launched a Memorial Day weekend fare sale offering fares as low as $49 one-way. Book today, May 25, 2021, through June 10, 2021, 11:59 p.m., Central Daylight Time. Continental U.S., interisland Hawaii, San Juan, Puerto Rico, and international travel… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ expanded service to Hawaii

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2021-May-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines has announced it will expand service to Hawaii from San Diego International Airport (SAN) by adding nonstop service to three Hawaiian cities and expanding their Honolulu service from one flight daily to two flights daily beginning June 6. New nonstop service from San Diego International Airport to: City/Airport… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches new service to Hawaii from Las Vegas, Los Angeles, and Phoenix

Southwest to offer additional Hawaii flights from San Diego; Long Beach, Calif.; San Jose, Calif.; and Oakland Southwest Customers in 40+ cities now able to reach Hawaii on connecting service DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 13, 2021) published new service to Hawaii beginning in June 2021… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launched a fare sale for new destinations as low as $50 one-way

Additionally, the carrier offers Customers double the points on flights to or from Houston (Bush/Intercontinental) DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (May 11, 2021) launched a fare sale offering fares for new destinations as low as $50 one-way. Southwest Airlines’® Heart is growing, and the carrier is excited… Read the full press release

Indy Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ new Nonstops flights to Panama City and Miami

Nonstops to Panama City and Miami start this summer INDIANAPOLIS, IN, 2021-May-12 — /Travel PR News/ — More good news is coming out of the Indianapolis International Airport (IND) as Southwest Airlines announces it will launch two new nonstop flights to the Florida destinations of Panama City (ECP) and Miami (MIA) starting in June. Panama… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with National Forest Foundation to plant 50,000 trees to mark its 50th Anniversary

Carrier donates to National Forest Foundation and launches the Southwest Airlines One Report in the spirit of citizenship DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) announced today (May 6, 2021) it has donated to the National Forest Foundation (NFF) in honor of the Company’s 50th Anniversary. To commemorate this… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to develop sustainable aviation fuel (SAF)

Carrier partners with National Renewable Energy Laboratory to advance alternative fuel exploration DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) (the “Company”) announced today (Apr 21, 2021) its ongoing support of the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop commercially viable and scalable sustainable aviation fuel (SAF). Southwest®… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces expanded partnership with Points

New Subscription service by Points gives Rapid Rewards Members a flexible and convenient way to fast track rewards TORONTO, CANADA, 2021-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Global leader in powering loyalty commerce, Points, (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM) has strengthened its ongoing partnership with Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) once more to introduce the Rapid Rewards Points Subscription Plan. Southwest… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines® to offer nonstop service between Eugene, Oregon and Las Vegas and Oakland

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 15, 2021) published an initial flight schedule for Eugene Airport (EUG) in Oregon, bringing the airline’s low fares, flexible policies, and Hospitality closer to more outdoor attractions in the Pacific Northwest. Southwest Airlines® will offer nonstop, roundtrip service once daily to Las… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches fare sale with fares as low as $50 one way to mark its 50th Anniversary

The carrier offers Customers $50 one-way fares; up to 5,000 Rapid Rewards bonus points to new Members*; and commences service in Houston (Bush) and Santa Barbara, Calif. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Apr 12, 2021) launched a fare sale offering fares as low as $50 one way… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named the Airforwarders Association’s Domestic Airline of the Year for the 12th consecutive year

Carrier’s cargo organization recognized during challenging year in commercial aviation history DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) Cargo is being honored for its consistent work delivering outstanding service for its Customers in 2020. The carrier recently was named the Airforwarders Association’s Domestic Airline of the Year for the 12th consecutive… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches fare sale as low as $49 one-way!

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a fare sale today, March 30, 2021, through April 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m., Central Daylight Time, for travel from April 20, 2021, through June 30, 2021, for continental U.S., San Juan, Puerto Rico, and international travel. Start the summer off right with the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines offers Hawaii-bound customers Pre-Clear convenience

Hawaii-bound Customers flying Southwest from five gateway airports in California now can verify compliance with State of Hawaii COVID procedures before departing the mainland, streamlining airport arrivals on-island DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has introduced an added convenience for Customers flying to Hawaii on Southwest Airlines®—an ability to present… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines and Boeing reached agreement on 100 firm orders for 737 MAX 7 aircraft

The airline also adds 155 MAX options and extends order book through 2031 while accelerating 737-700 retirements and investing over $10 billion in new and existing firm aircraft orders to further improve fuel efficiency and reduce carbon emissions DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Mar 29, 2021)… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces new service to Myrtle Beach

Southwest brings more options for travel including a record-number of nonstop cities for Austin Customers, and additional flights in both established and newly launched Southwest airports DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 25, 2021) introduced more options for summer travel including new service at Myrtle Beach International… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines marks its 50th anniversary with the launch of Southwest Airlines® Scholarship

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 10, 2021) furthered its commitment to empowering communities it serves by launching the Southwest Airlines® Scholarship. As the carrier celebrates its 50th anniversary, the airline is highlighting the importance of education through its new scholarship, which provides financial support to students… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines plans to launch services to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Eugene, Oregon; and Bellingham, Washington

Announcement of additional cities comes as carrier prepares to commence service this week in Colorado Springs, Savannah/Hilton Head, and launch service between the Hawaiian Islands and the Los Angeles Basin via Long Beach Airport DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Mar 8, 2021) announced an intention to bring… 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 invites Customers, Employees, and partners to participate in its Acts of Kindness campaign

Airline invites Customers, Employees, and partners to inspire a kinder world by participating in its Acts of Kindness campaign DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is engaging its Customers, Employees, and partners to complete a collective one million Acts of Kindness throughout its 50th Anniversary year, celebrating half a century… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines again named among Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Employers

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 9, 2021) celebrates again being named as one of Forbes’ 2021 America’s Best Employers. The Dallas-based carrier ranks among the top 100 companies in the Large Employer category. This is the sixth year Southwest has made the list. “We are grateful… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces leadership changes

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 4, 2021) announced the retirement of two veteran Officers and the promotion of several others within the carrier’s ranks across the Operational, Finance, and Commercial Departments. To view Officers’ biographies or download headshots, visit www.swamedia.com. Executive Vice President of Daily Operations… Read the full press release