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If You Don't Have TSA PreCheck, You Might Wanna Get It NOW

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.09.2017 | Travel

If you’ve been thinking about getting TSA PreCheck, there are two fresh new reasons to do it. Last week, the Transportation Security Administration...

Gary Kelly Defies Gravity at Southwest Airlines: Meet a CEO with a stellar personal brand

Stacey Cohen | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Stacey Cohen

Whether you're CEO of a mega-brand or owner of a doggy daycare start-up, investing in your personal brand is always a sound investment in your company...

Traveling To Cuba Just Got Even Easier (And Cheaper)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel

Start packing your bags. Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that the budget airline will launch its nonstop service to Cuba beginning next month, ...

One Of Samsung's Replacement Phones Just Caught Fire On An Airplane

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 10.05.2016 | Technology

Samsung, the electronics company currently putting the “call” in “recall,” may need to re-examine its phone manufacturing supply chain. Again....

Southwest Is Offering $49 Flights In A 3-Day Flash Sale

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.04.2016 | Travel

Hankering for an early winter adventure? You’re in luck: Southwest is offering one-way flights as low as $49 in a flash sale that’ll warm your alr...

Stranger's Incredible Act Of Kindness Moves Airline Passenger To Tears

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 09.14.2016 | Parents

It’s no wonder so many parents dread flying with young children. Caring for babies in ridiculously tight quarters while trying to avoid disturbing f...

Why Empowering Employees To Be Compassionate Is Great For Business

Matt Tenney | Posted 09.06.2016 | Business
Matt Tenney

Compassion and business haven't historically been uttered in the same sentence very often. However, that has been changing in recent years. More and...

Flight Attendant's 'Looney Tunes' Announcement Will Make Your Spirit Soar

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 09.04.2016 | Weird News

Why, you wascally fwight attendant! Zach Haumesser gave Southwest Airlines passengers a hilarious “Looney Tunes” treat when their aircraft touched...

Southwest Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing After Engine Turmoil

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 08.28.2016 | Travel

A midair scare forced a Southwest Airlines flight carrying 104 people to make an emergency landing Saturday after experiencing some major engine troub...

Is It Time For Airlines To Revive Reciprocity?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 08.29.2016 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

If your flight is canceled, does your airline still have an obligation to get you to your destination on time? Rosemarie Dagostino thinks so. She and ...

Southwest Is Officially America's Favorite Airline

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.16.2016 | Travel

In the contentious world of air travel, we often forget to celebrate those who are doing things right. And according to a survey of more than 11,000 ...

Southwest Is Offering $47 Flights In A 3-Day Flash Sale

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel

Summer is kicking off with yet another round of cheap airfare opportunities. Southwest Airlines is offering one-way flights as low as $47 in a 3-day ...

The Depressing Truth About Flying While Brown

Priya Kumar | Posted 05.06.2016 | Travel
Priya Kumar

No one, let alone individuals in positions of authority, should let prejudice determine their actions. Speaking the Arabic word "inshallah," wearing a headscarf, or being named Priya are not markers of malice.

Expiring Airline Miles: Just One More Way to Penalize the Poor

Samuel C. Spitale | Posted 05.05.2016 | Impact
Samuel C. Spitale

When I logged in to my Southwest account last week, I was surprised to find my 30,000 accumulated miles were missing. Apparently, they disappeared aft...

'The Daily Show' Reminds Airlines That Arabic Is A Language, Not A Threat

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 04.19.2016 | Religion

Just when it seemed Islamophobia could hardly get worse in the U.S., it now appears that airlines can remove passengers from flights simply for speaki...

I'm Afraid To Speak Arabic On Southwest Airlines

Deanna Othman | Posted 04.19.2016 | Politics
Deanna Othman

Like many people suspended thousands of feet in the air, often my first act after getting comfortable in my seat on a plane is to utter a brief prayer, asking God for protection on my journey. This prayer happens to be in Arabic

Muslim Student Kicked Off Southwest Flight After Speaking Arabic

The Huffington Post | Lydia Oconnor | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics

A University of California student says he was removed from a Southwest Airlines flight after another passenger raised suspicions about him speaking A...

Employee Engagement is a Two-Way Street: Co-Creating Your Culture by Empowering Your Employees

Karin Volo | Posted 04.08.2016 | Business
Karin Volo

When striving to create an amazing company culture, leaders must realize that the culture is co-created with the people. And the employees need to take ownership for their own engagement and happiness at work.

Choosing Kindness: Lessons From My Grandmother

Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D. | Posted 03.09.2016 | Good News
Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D.

I am inspired daily by the love and kindness of my grandmother and the life and messages of Wayne Dyer. When you have a choice of being right or wrong, choose kind. Lead with kindness and love. Imagine what our world would be like if we all did this.

New Mom Thanks Southwest Flight Attendant For Going 'Above And Beyond'

The Huffington Post | Kimberley Richards | Posted 01.04.2016 | Parents

Mom Heather Gooch wasn't sure how her 9-month-old baby boy would handle his first trip on a plane. But the new mom and her son were in good hands, tha...

Southwest Airlines Flight Crashes On Tennessee Runway

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.16.2015 | Crime

A Southwest Airlines jet reportedly slid off the runway at Nashville International Airport in Tennessee Tuesday, injuring at least three people. The ...

Handing Out Awards to Women: How it Fosters Success

Lisa Abeyta | Posted 12.13.2016 | Impact
Lisa Abeyta

This past Thursday morning a sold-out crowd gathered inside of Albuquerque's Balloon Museum at 7 a.m., not for an early morning hot air balloon launch...

Yalla, Let's All Speak Arabic on the Plane Today

Robert Naiman | Posted 11.25.2016 | Travel
Robert Naiman

If somebody is trying to use a marker to marginalize the vulnerable, it is time to undermine the marginalization by appropriating the marker for the multitude. That's why we should all speak a little Arabic on the plane today.

Southwest Passenger Allegedly Chokes Woman Over Reclined Seat

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 10.20.2015 | Crime

A Southwest Airlines flight made an emergency landing in Los Angeles on Sunday night after a passenger allegedly tried to choke another traveler in an...

Amazing Race Ain't Got Nothing on ALS

Kevin Swan | Posted 10.13.2016 | Impact
Kevin Swan

The pope, the president and I walk into a bar. Ok, it didn't go exactly like that but you get the idea. A couple weeks ago we had our foundation's fourth annual culinary spectacular at Hearth restaurant in New York City.