Corporate Social Responsibility Of Southwest Airlines

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Every day, more than 700 Southwest Airline Boeing 737s fly 4,000 flights across a network of 98 destinations in the United States and seven additional countries. Southwest Airlines Customer Representatives book, on average, 54,557 reservations daily. The weekly reservations add up to be over 382,948 and 1. 7 million reservations are made monthly. This makes Southwest Airlines one of the most popular choices in flights, especially since Southwest is the only major U.S. airline to offer Bags Fly Free to everyone. In addition to flights, customers are able to make car, hotel, and complete vacation package reservations. Inside Southwest airlines will describe the history, the culture, there corporate social responsibility and interesting facts. …show more content…
The vision is to become the World 's Most Loved, Most Flown, and Most Profitable Airline. In 1977, Southwest’s stock was listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "LUV" coming from the love they have for their employees and customers. In 1989 Southwest grew to become a major airline when it exceeded the billion-dollar revenue mark. In 1994 Southwest became the first major airline to offer ticket-less travel. Southwest first launched an iPhone app in December 2009 and an Android app in 2011. New versions of both the mobile site and the apps were launched in 2013. In 2013 Southwest also started service to Puerto Rico which was their first destination outside the 48 contiguous …show more content…
This renewable fuel will be refined in Oregon from forest residues, helping to reduce the risk of destructive forest fires. Along with modernizing their fleet, Southwest Airlines has invested more than $550 million over the past decade in fuel saving projects. Southwest’s fuel-saving procedure saved more than 940,000 gallons of fuel in 2014 and 2015 combined. Environmental Stewardship is a responsibility Southwest takes seriously, for minimizing waste and effectively using resources. Another new program which was started the Phoenix Ground Support Equipment shop is Electrification Program. Which plans to take on the efforts to eliminate waste, reduce costs, save on emissions, and reduce their impact to the local community. In 2015, Southwest diverted more than 4,100 tons of material from landfills as a direct result of recycling. Their recycling programs have streamlined the process for employees, and allowing them to recycle paper, cardboard, plastic, and

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