DALLAS, May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, Southwest Airlines
(NYSE: LUV) Employees gathered at the airline's Headquarters Building in
Dallas to celebrate Southwest's latest tool in educating consumers on the
importance of repealing the Wright Amendment, http://www.setlovefree.com .
Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly, President Colleen Barrett, and Senior Vice
President Law, Airports, and Public Affairs Ron Ricks led the festivities,
declaring May 5 "Set Love Free Day" for Southwest Airlines Employees.
For downloadable photos of the event, please visit: http://www.southwest.com/about_swa/press/050505_setlovefree_photos.html
For screen shots of setlovefree.com, please visit: http://www.southwest.com/about_swa/press/050505_setlovefree.html
The web site will be used to educate the public on the Wright Amendment
and to keep consumers informed on the airline's efforts surrounding the issue.
Eventually, the web site will be used as a call to action for consumers who
support repeal of the Wright Amendment.
"We have heard from a number of people who want more information about the
Wright Amendment," said Susan Goodman, Southwest Airlines Director of
Legislative Awareness. "Setlovefree.com will help us to educate consumers on
the amendment and to update them on our efforts to get it repealed."
Within the first few hours of http://setlovefree.com going live, more than
600 users have registered on the web site's "Action E-List." This list is
used to communicate updates and action alerts regarding Southwest Airlines
fight to repeal the Wright Amendment.
Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest carrier in terms of domestic
passengers enplaned, currently serves 60 airports in 31 states. Based in
Dallas, Southwest currently operates nearly 3,000 flights a day and has
31,000+ Employees systemwide.
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