For first time in more than a decade, Southwest Airlines’ field message comes to Las Vegas
7 February 2013
It’s a corporate meeting that’s part state-of-the-company address, part pep rally. It's Southwest Airlines' "message to the field," and it's coming to Las Vegas today. Southwest co-founder Herb Kelleher began giving the addresses early in the company’s history, and the tradition stuck. Today, hundreds of Southwest employees from across the West will converge on Las Vegas to join the more than 2,700 local workers for Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly’s message to the field. Ironically, Kelly’s speech won’t take place at McCarran International Airport, where Southwest, the airport's busiest carrier, operates more than 200 flights daily. Instead, he’ll meet the ...
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