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Southwest Airlines celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage during May

2 May 2014

Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) said it will celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May by hosting an array of activities throughout the month and continuing through the year.

Southwest will award tickets to distinguished individuals whose achievements embody the theme of Celebrating Innovations. The APA Heritage Foundation promotes appreciation of Asian Pacific American culture and heritage and provides a forum for the diverse APA community to share information, discuss issues of concern, and collaborate on projects of community interest.

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Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. It served 97 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, as well as six near-international countries, including Mexico, Jamaica, The Bahamas, Aruba, Dominican Republic, and Bermuda. The company was founded in 1967 and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. Its website is at


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