Category: Southwest Airlines

Southwest Airlines flies people with illnesses to hospitals,…

Southwest Airlines flies people with illnesses to hospitals, free of charge. The company’s Medical Transportation Grant Program partners with nonprofit hospitals, including a number of children’s hospitals, to provide complimentary, round-trip tickets for patients and their caregivers. The program provided more than $23 million in flights over a 10-year period.

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When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Southwest Airlines used a plane…

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas, Southwest Airlines used a plane to evacuate 64 puppies, kittens, dogs, and cats from Houston shelters. The plan aimed to make room for pets of displaced families.