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Remembering Herb Kelleher

Remembering Herb Kelleher

Update: 2019-01-0417
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The co-founder and former CEO of Southwest Airlines, Herb Kelleher, has died. He was 87. We are grateful Herb shared his story with us in 2016. We are republishing it as a tribute to his life and career, in which he transformed the US airline industry. More than 50 years ago, competitors sued to keep Herb Kelleher's new airline grounded. After a 3-year court fight, the first plane took off from Dallas. Today Southwest Airlines is the country's largest domestic airline.
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Claudia

RIP beloved Herb! He left a void in all of us, his SWA Family that no one will ever be able to fill! He truly was one of a kind and his legacy will live on through us! 💙💔💛

Jan 5th
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Sam Rudy

sitting in my office in Austin TX, looking out my window and what do I see? a Southwest plane flying through the sky!

Jan 4th
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Remembering Herb Kelleher

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