Posts Tagged ‘Southwest Airlines’

From Seats to Shoes: Southwest Airlines, Mexican Fashion Label to ‘Upcycle’ Old Leather

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. is working with Mexican fashion label Carla Fernandez to upcycle hundreds of pounds of leather from airplane seat covers into consumer goods.

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Southwest Airlines has reached a multiyear collaboration with Mexican fashion label Carla Fernández that

North Texas Businesses Receive Top Marks for Corporate Equality

Posted by Amy Wolff Sorter

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has awarded perfect scores of 100 percent to 13 Dallas-Fort Worth companies on its 2018 Corporate Equality Index.

The CEI is a national benchmarking survey and report on corporate practices and policies pertaining to lesbian, …

Personnel File: AT&T, Southwest Airlines Name New Executives

Posted by Lance Murray

Two major Dallas-based companies have announced the hiring of executives who will be charged with leading critical technology and creative components of the businesses.

AT&T Inc. has named Brian Lesser to lead and build an advertising and analytics business using …

Southwest Airlines Undertakes $800M Modernization

Posted by Lance Murray

Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is embracing an $800 million modernization program, saying so long to paper tickets and pneumatic tubes at airports.

According to Fortune, Southwest has invested roughly $500 million into updating is reservation system — the biggest tech …

Southwest Airlines Will Speed Up Its Wi-Fi Next Year

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Southwest Airlines will have Wi-Fi on 100 percent of its aircraft within a year, the Dallas Morning News reported.

The Dallas-based airline will debut faster internet on 700 aircraft beginning next year while it phases out older Boeing 737 Classics. …

How Southwest’s Social Media Team Tackled a Crisis

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

With thousands of flights canceled, passengers and employees stranded, and the brand taking a beating on both social and traditional media, it’s hard to believe Southwest Airlines would ever want to relive the nightmare of July 20.

But that’s exactly …

Southwest Airlines Accepting Grant Applications

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

Southwest Airlines is accepting applications for its Heart of the Community grants until Dec. 5 to strengthen communities and stimulate local economies through placemaking, according to a Southwest Airlines news release.

Dallas-based Southwest and partner, Project for Public Spaces

Health Care Startup Snags Free Flights in ‘Soar To Success’ Competition

Posted by Heather Noel

MEDIBOOKR TAKES TOP PRIZE AT PITCH COMPETITION


When Sunny Nadolsky set out to create an online platform allowing patients to compare pricing for medical imaging services, she had two things in mind: efficiency and transparency. 

“If you’ve ever had the …

Finalists Announced in ‘Soar to Success’ Contest

Posted by Heather Noel

SOUTHWEST AIRLINES’ BUSINESS PITCH CONTEST EVENT WILL BE SEPT. 7


The finalists have been announced in the Southwest Airlines “Soar to Success” Business Pitch Competition.

The Dallas-based airline (NYSE: LUV) and Addison TreeHouse partnered for the contest, which invited women …

Southwest, TreeHouse Team Up for Pitch Competition

Posted by Lance Murray

THIS IS THE FIRST COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP OF THIS KIND FOR SOUTHWEST


Dallas-based Southwest Airlines Co. is teaming up with the Addison TreeHouse to support the local startup community by starting a new business competition.

Called the Southwest Airlines “Soar …