Southwest Airlines to start serving Fresno Yosemite International Airport and Santa Barbara Airport

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jan-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 21, 2021) published initial flight schedules for the carrier’s next two airports to be served in California, Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), with service beginning in April 2021. “We’re boldly launching this eagerly anticipated new year… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches fare sale to mark its 50th Anniversary

Carrier celebrates 50th Anniversary with fares as low as $50 one way DALLAS, TEXAS, 2021-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a fare sale today (Jan 19, 2021) through Feb. 8, 2021, 11:59 p.m. Central Time, with fares starting as low as $50 one-way in honor of its 50th Anniversary. Southwest… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches fare sale through Nov. 26, 2020

Carrier offers great low fares and world-class loyalty program DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Nov-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a fare sale today (Nov 17, 2020) through Nov. 26, 2020, 11:59 p.m., Central Time. Gobble up these fares for as low as $49 one-way. Customers can enjoy a helping of sale fares… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches service to Sarasota Bradenton International Airport

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Nov-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Nov 12, 2020) announced plans to expand its Florida service by adding flights at Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in first quarter of 2021. Sarasota will be the carrier’s tenth airport served in the State of Florida and is the tenth airport in a list of new places to… Read the full press release

San Diego International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ services to Honolulu

SAN DIEGO, CA, 2020-Nov-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (November 4, 2020) marks Southwest Airlines’ inaugural flight from San Diego International Airport (SAN) to Honolulu, Hawaii via Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL). This is the first time Southwest has provided daily, nonstop service from SAN to Hawaii. “We’ve been anticipating this route for many months and welcome Southwest’s new… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines releases initial flight schedules for Chicago O’Hare International and Colorado Springs

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Oct 28, 2020) published its initial flight schedules for both Chicago O’Hare International and Colorado Springs Municipal airports as the carrier continues expanding to bring the value and Hospitality of Southwest closer to more travelers and offers more destinations to fly for… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launched a 10-day flash sale

Winter in a wonderland with fares starting as low as $49 one-way across the United States. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a 10-day flash sale today (Oct 27, 2020) through Nov. 5, 2020, 11:59 p.m., Central Time, with fares starting as low as $49 one-way. From the… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces services to Chicago and Houston

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Oct 12, 2020) announced plans to expand its footprint in Chicago and Houston to give more travelers access to Southwest’s iconic Hospitality, low fares, and Customer-friendly policies. Chicago O’Hare International Airport Work is underway to add new service from Chicago O’Hare International… Read the full press release

Stanford Medicine to provide medical advice and protocol recommendations to guide Southwest Airlines’ ongoing and future efforts during the pandemic

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is working with the Stanford University School of Medicine to review the carrier’s multi-layered approach to supporting the well-being of Customers and Employees during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Southwest Promise encompasses the changes the airline has made to its around-the-clock operations, cleaning procedures, and physical-distancing… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches promotional Companion Pass Offer for fall and winter travel

Carrier offers Promotional Companion Pass offer as part of “Wanna Get Away” Campaign DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is launching a promotional Companion Pass Offer as part of its “Wanna Get Away”campaign for fall and winter travel. Grab a Companion and get ready to fly! Rapid Rewards® Members can… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to allow qualified travel funds to be converted to Rapid Rewards® points

Dallas, Texas, 2020-Aug-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Aug 10, 2020) it will allow qualified travel funds to be converted to Rapid Rewards® points now through December 15, 2020. This will provide Southwest Airlines Customers even greater flexibility. Members who have travel funds that meet specific qualifications will be able… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines wins four awards in the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Awards for Airlines

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jul-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Jul 28, 2020) that it was recognized by Tripadvisor as a winner of four awards in the 2020 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice™ Awards for Airlines. Awards are based on a full year of Tripadvisor reviews. Award winners are known for consistently receiving… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines launches three-day sale offering low fares for fall travel

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jun-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) launched a three-day sale offering low fares for fall travel. Customers may take advantage of fares starting at $39 one-way to select domestic destinations today (Jun 23, 2020) through June 25, 2020, 11:59 p.m. Central Time. Southwest is offering more flights and… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines gives customers extra boost with extra incentives and a month-long fare sale

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is giving back to Customers by providing an extra boost as they plan to get back to the people, businesses, and places they love most. Beginning today, May 12, the airline will support both leisure and business travelers, Rapid Rewards® Members, and small businesses… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Rapid Rewards named Freddie Awards’ Best Customer Service for the eighth consecutive year

Southwest also won Best Redemption Ability, Best Loyalty Credit Card and Program of the Year DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (May 7, 2020) its frequent flyer program, Rapid Rewards®, held onto the Freddie Awards title of Best Customer Service for the eighth consecutive year. The Rapid… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ new GDS capabilities Makes Business Travel Easier

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-May-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (May 4, 2020) it now takes corporate travel bookings through industry-standard business travel booking systems. All of Southwest’s everyday low fares along with industry-standard booking, ticketing, and functionality with business relevant content are available in Travelport’s Apollo and Worldpsan Global Distribution… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines to receive disbursement of funds included in the Payroll Support Program under the CARES Act

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Apr-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines today (Apr 20, 2020) finalized terms with the United States Department of Treasury regarding the acceptance and disbursement of funds included in the Payroll Support Program under the CARES Act. As part of the agreement, Southwest will receive more than $3.2 billion in disbursements over… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces all one-way Wanna Get Away® fares at $199 or less

Customers must book by Friday March 20th for travel through Wednesday, June 17, 2020. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced that starting today Mar 16, 2020) through Friday, March 20, 2020, all one-way Wanna Get Away® fares are $199 or less, for travel through June 17, 2020. Customers… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces new service to Steamboat Springs, Colorado

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 24, 2020) announced an intention to serve Steamboat Springs, Colo. through Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN). The carrier anticipates beginning seasonal service by the end of 2020 with daily flights, initially served nonstop from Denver. “Whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, or just enjoy… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces three Leadership changes in Air Operations

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Feb-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Feb 18, 2020) announced three Leadership changes in Air Operations. Late last year, Senior Vice President of Air Operations Craig Drew announced his intention to retire after a long and storied career to spend more time with his family, but he agreed… 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 Airlines will share $667 million with its Employees through its ProfitSharing Plan for 2019

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced yesterday it will share $667 million with its Employees through its ProfitSharing Plan for 2019, which includes a discretionary, incremental profitsharing award for compensation from The Boeing Company related to the 2019 financial impact of the MAX groundings. This $667 million profitsharing award is equivalent to $1.8 million a… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines received 100 rating from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) announced today (Jan 29, 2020) that it has received a rating of 100 from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation on the 2020 Corporate Equality Index, which earns Southwest the distinction of being a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.”  The Corporate Equality Index (CEI)… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service to Kona and Lihue

Kona and Lihue nonstop service now offered on Southwest Oakland, Calif., 2020-Jan-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Adding to its existing service to the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Maui, Southwest Airlines has added two new long-haul destinations at Oakland International Airport (OAK).  Nonstop flights to Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii commenced service Sunday, January 19, and Lihue, Kauai, launched just yesterday. Service to Kona (KOA)… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:LUV) today (Jan 21, 2020) was named to FORTUNE’s 2020 list of World’s Most Admired Companies®. Southwest ranks No. 11, and has been featured on the list since 2009. “We are an admired Company because of our People’s passion and love for our Customers shows… Read the full press release

Mineta San Jose International Airport welcomes Southwest Airlines’ nonstop flights to Lihue and Kona, Hawaii

Carrier Now Offers Flights to Four Main Hawaiian Islands San Jose, Calif., 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines launches nonstop flights to Lihue, Kauai (LIH) and Kona (KOA), on the Island of Hawaii, from Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) on January 19 and January 21, respectively. With the addition of these two… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines addS more flight options for football fans traveling to the big game in South Florida

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 20, 2020) added more flight options on Southwest.com for football fans traveling to the big game in South Florida. On Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, Southwest will offer the following nonstop service for fans traveling: From Kansas City to Ft. Lauderdale: Five nonstop flights… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines officially opened a new maintenance facility at William P. Hobby International Airport

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 8, 2020) officially opened a new maintenance facility at William P. Hobby International Airport, highlighting the importance Houston holds for the nation’s largest domestic airline* and underscoring its commitment to Safety while investing in the Bayou City. The 240,000 square foot… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ Annual LUV Classic Golf Tournament raised $534,000 to children’s charities

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) celebrated one of its longest-standing community traditions with the help of Southwest Employees and Sponsors by demonstrating commitment to children’s charities through the 2019 LUV Classic Golf Tournament & Party. The event raised money for four nonprofit organizations, with the help of 280 volunteers, 480 golfers,… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines earns J.D. Power’s No.1 Ranking in customer satisfaction with airline travel websites

Southwest Airlines announces new digital benefits for Customers. DALLAS, TEXAS, 2019-Dec-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) earned J.D. Power’s No.1 Ranking for Southwest.com in customer satisfaction with airline travel websites. Over the last year, Southwest has made several successful digital enhancements to Southwest.com, and the mobile app to improve the Customer Experience,… Read the full press release