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2014-10-22 16:20:53

DALLAS, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM), representing the carrier's approximately 6,000 Customer Service Agents and Customer Support and Services Representatives, announced today that the two parties have reached a tentative agreement. The tentative agreement is for a new four year contract and requires Membership ratification. The current contract became amendable in October...

2014-10-15 16:22:02

DALLAS, ­Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), in partnership with the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), has awarded 90 students with complimentary roundtrip airfare as part of the Lanzate!/Take Off! travel award program. The Lanzate! program is geared toward Hispanic college students with economic need who attend school far away from home. Hispanic college students, ranging from incoming freshmen through graduate students, submitted...

2014-10-14 12:21:17

Our Winter Travel Sale is Here for the Holidays! DALLAS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is launching a three-day sale offering extra low fares for winter travel. Customers can take advantage of fares as low as $49, $99, $129, and $149 one-way to select markets today, October 14 through Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city. Fares are available for travel on nonstop flights every day except Fridays and...

2014-09-25 12:21:47

"Nashville's New Music in New York" Celebrates the Opry's Birthday and Country Music Month with Performances by The Swon Brothers, Dustin Lynch, and Kristian Bush of Sugarland DALLAS, Sept. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of the Grand Ole Opry's Birthday and Country Music Month, the Opry and Southwest Airlines(®) (NYSE: LUV) are returning to the heart of New York City for a second annual series of free acoustic performances at the Southwest Porch at Bryant Park. Nashville's...

2014-09-24 12:21:41

Company Intends to Purchase Low Carbon Renewable Jet Fuel DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) has signed an agreement with Red Rocks Biofuels LLC (RRB) to purchase low carbon renewable jet fuel, made using forest residues that will help reduce the risk of destructive wildfires in the Western United States. The airline's agreement with RRB covers the purchase of approximately three million gallons per year. The blended product will be used at...

2014-09-17 16:20:52

DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) recognizes Hispanic heritage and culture this month as a part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Southwest partners with the Latino community to show its passion for diversity and inclusion; to highlight those efforts, the Company proudly sponsors events throughout the year geared toward the Hispanic community. "Southwest is proud to support the Hispanic community and to celebrate its heritage," said Ellen Torbert,...

2014-09-17 12:20:38

Airline Kicks Off Festival Season with National Sweepstakes to Attend "Live In The Vineyard" and Concert Series Live at 35® DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2104 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines(TM) (NYSE: LUV) kicks off the next season of "Live In The Vineyard" by offering Customers nationwide the opportunity to enter for a chance to win a "Live In The Vineyard" all-access VIP package. The package features two roundtrip airline tickets to the Bay Area; two VIP passes to attend the festival in...

2014-09-16 12:21:27

Role will oversee the delivery of systems and technology to support Southwest's Legendary Customer Service DALLAS, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the promotion of Joe Migis to Vice President Technology of Product Solutions, where he will oversee a Team of about 1,000 and lead overall product development efforts in support of the airline. Migis will report to Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer Randy Sloan, and he will...

2014-09-12 12:20:38

Nonstop Flights Between Baltimore/Washington and Costa Rica to Begin March 7, 2015 Subject to Government Approval DALLAS, Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) announced today that it has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to add its first destination in Central America with daily roundtrip service between Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI) and Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) in San Jose,...

2014-09-08 12:20:45

Company Introduces New Aircraft Livery, Airport Experience, and Logo--Dedicating 'Heart' Livery to its Employees DALLAS, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) introduced a modern new look to its iconic brand today at an event dedicated to its Employees. The airline proudly unveiled a new aircraft livery, named Heart, airport experience, and logo. The new look puts the airline's Heart on display, showcasing the strength of the nearly 46,000 Employees...


Latest Southwest Reference Libraries

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2009-04-28 14:57:48

Gastrolobium minus or Broad-leaved Brachysema, a member of the Fabaceae family is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium genus are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. It grows to just over 3 feet wide featuring oblong leaves that are deep green on top and a smooth bottom and rust colored flowers. The plant grows best in well drained soil and a slight shade and is often used as a ground cover or in container gardens. Photo...

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2009-04-28 14:53:34

Gastrolobium praemorsum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is indigenous of Southwest Australia. It features crimson pea-flowers and is found most commonly between Geographe Bay and Albany in Australia. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Originally assigned to the Brachysema genus, in 2002 it was reassigned to the Gastrolobium family. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 14:38:51

Gastrolobium melanopetalum, a member of the Fabaceae family, is an indigenous shrub of Southwest Australia. Growing up to 10 feet in height, it features narrow leaves measuring 0.5 - 2.33 inches in length and .15 to .8 inches in width. Deep purple hanging pea-flowers bloom in spring and summer. This shrub grows in dense vegetation near waterways. While many members of the Gastrolobium family are poisonous, the toxicity of this plant is unknown. Photo Copyright and Credit

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2009-04-28 14:34:26

Gastrolobium celsianum,also known as the Swan River Pea, is a member of the Fabaceae family and is indigenous to Southwest Australia. Many species of this family are poisonous, but the toxicity of this tree is unknown. It can grow up to approximately 3 feet tall and nearly 10 feet wide. It features vibrant red tubular flowers and glossy green leaves with silvery undersides. The Swan River Pea grows in sandy or rocky soils along waterways. It is tolerant of a wide range of soils and...

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2009-04-17 14:22:38

Zinnia is a genus of 20 species of annual and perennial plants in the Asteraceae family. This is a plant of scrub and dry grassland found in an area stretching from the American Southwest to South America, but primarily Mexico. The most familiar species from this genus is Zinnia elegans. It was originally found in Mexico and is considered a hot climate plant. The leaves of Zinnia plants are usually stalkless, with shapes ranging from linear to oval. They are pale to mid-green in color....

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  • A unit of saved energy.
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