It was 50 years ago this month that Southwest Airlines started flying people around Texas. With only a few aircraft, a small group of employees, and a lot of heart, Southwest took off in a big way. On behalf of the city of Corpus Christi, we’d like to thank Southwest Airlines for serving our community for more than 44 of those 50 years and for always putting customers first.

Happy Birthday Southwest!

Southwest Airlines Declares June 18 As Wanna Get Away Day To Honor 50th Anniversary Of First Flight – Southwest Airlines (southwestairlinesinvestorrelations.com). READ MORE