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HAPPY ANNIVERSARY ECP!

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On Monday, we’ll be celebrating one year of service to Panama City Beach, Florida (ECP)!  Can you believe it’s already been a year?!  We entered the market last year with eight daily nonstop flights to four Southwest destinations and to date we have carried nearly half a million people in and out of the beautiful airport.

We’ll be joined in celebration by the community and airport officials who will be commemorating one year since the nation’s newest international airport opened!  The airport is hosting a celebration on Monday that will feature:

  •  A chance for Customers to win airline ticket vouchers valued at $250 each 
  •  Entertainment by local band Stainless Steel
  •  Fun photo opportunities
  •  Cake and beverages

Community members are invited to join this free event sponsored by the Bay County Tourist Development Council and the Walton County Tourist Development Council. The event festivities will kick-off at 11 a.m. Attendees can enjoy live music and take fun beach-themed photos, which they can later access on the airport’s newly launched “I Fly Beaches” Facebook page.

On Tuesday, the Southwest Airlines Culture Committee will be on hand continuing the celebration with coffee and snacks in the morning, a business card laminating service, and fun games for our Customers and Employees!

If you haven’t taken advantage of our service to Panama City Beach yet, I recommend you put it in your travel plans asap!  It’s super convenient to get to, the folks down there are extremely nice, and the beaches are BEAUTIFUL!  I hope to see you all on the Beach this summer!