Herb Kelleher lost the match for Southwest, with Stevens Aviation winning the rights to the phrase. The question of who would follow Southwest's inimitable leader and spokesman, Herb Kelleher, was resolved in June Flight attendants were dressed in hot pants and go-go boots to serve "love potions" and "love bites" also known as drinks and peanuts to the company's clientele of mostly male business fliers.
In Barrett was replaced as president by Gary Kelly. Airlines could not offer connecting flights, through service on another airline, or through ticketing beyond the five-state region.
In lateSouthwest began actively seeking the full repeal of the Wright Amendment restrictions. As of [update] about 1, employees worked in the three story building.
Southwest is known for colorful boarding announcements and crews that burst out in song, which is quite popular among passengers.
By the end ofSouthwest owned four aircraft, offered hourly flights between Dallas and Houston, and had inaugurated service between San Antonio and Houston, completing the last leg of a triangular route. Impact on carriers Southwest has been a major inspiration to other low-cost carriers, and its business model has been repeated many times around the world.
Also inas a sign of the ever growing airline's commitment to lightheartedness, Southwest painted one of its s to resemble a killer whale to celebrate the company's agreement to become the official airline of Sea World of Texas. Worth, and the DFW Airport Board attempted to block Continental Airlines from Love Field on the grounds that it offered interline through-ticketing, a service prohibited under the Wright Amendment and not offered by Southwest.
Most industry experts believe that the expansion of the subsidiary of Southwest, AirTran Airwaysinto more Mexican markets, was a main reason for the termination of the agreement.