Wow Brian, great post and great pictures.
To all of the commenters - great research, very informative! The picture that was linked from airliners.net has the aircraft type mis-identified as a 737-2H4 instead of 737-214 like Brian had mentioned in his post. That's a very interesting history.
George Binkley - TTA became Texas International when they started service to Mexico and eventually bought Continental Airlines, taking on their name. If I may make a shameless plug, The 1940 Air Terminal Museum at Hobby Airport in Houston has a nice collection of TTA/TI memorabilia, and one of our volunteers is one of the 16 original pilots that started TTA! We also have a good bit of SWA memorabilia, including a 737-200 Level D flight simulator which eventually will be put on display and lit up for people to sit in and check out (though we will not be connecting the hydraulics). Come check it out! http://www.1940airterminal.org
I too love flying SWA over other airlines, and I love your company's corporate culture as well. Simply having things like this blog, your Facebook page, and your Twitter feed say a lot about your company. Keep it up!
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