If you fly Southwest Airlines over the 4th of July holiday, you'll notice that the LUV Airline will be celebrating Independence Day in a big way. Here are a few FUN things you can look for when you travel in July!
If you fly Southwest on July 2, look for all kinds of fun, festive decorations inside our airplanes. You might also see some patriotic decorations at our airport gates - part of a Companywide gate decorating contest! On July 4th, we'll be handing out American flag stickers to all of our Customers. Keep your eyes and ears peeled for special Independence Day trivia and games tooÃ¢â‚¬¦our Employees might be testing your knowledge and/or singing ability!
Another way we are celebrating our Country's independence is by showing our LUV to our troops overseas. Starting on June 28, we are coordinating a Companywide supply drive, called "LUV Rations," for our troops. Employees across the country will work together to collect certain items, which will then be combined into individual goodie bags for our soldiers. Each bag will also contain a hand-written note from one of our Employees.
In addition to "LUV Rations," we are also working with the USO to provide a website where Employees can donate money to Operation Phone Home. Once we reach our goal of $20,000, the USO will send pre-paid phone cards with the Southwest Airlines logo to troops overseas. If you'd like to contribute to this very worthy cause, please visit our link on our Share the Spirit web page on www.southwest.com.
We LUV to celebrate anything and everything at the LUV Airline, and we're especially excited to celebrate our Country's birthday in a big way! Happy Birthday, AmericaÃ¢â‚¬¦let Freedom DING!