Southwest Airlines Names New Station Manager for Dallas Love Field

Apr 17, 2001, 01:00 ET from Southwest Airlines

    DALLAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE:   LUV) recently
 named Bruce Ryan as the new station manager for the Company's operations at
 Dallas Love Field.  In his new position, Ryan will be responsible for ensuring
 the safe operation of all flight activities in Dallas.
     "I am excited about the challenges my new job will present and thrilled to
 join the Dallas station's enthusiastic Employees," said Ryan.  "I hope that I
 can serve the Employees and the community with the same dedication to
 excellence that has produced our Company's continued success."
     Like many other Southwest Employees, Ryan has successfully climbed the
 professional ladder at Southwest Airlines.  Ryan joined the Southwest family
 in 1982 as a ramp agent in Oklahoma City.  During his tenure at Southwest
 Airlines, Ryan gained experience in many facets of the airline industry
 working at several airports.  The rungs on Ryan's professional ladder include
 Operations Agent, Operations Supervisor, Training Coordinator, Customer
 Service Supervisor, Customer Service Manager, Assistant Station Manager, and
 Interim Station Manager.  He has worked in Oklahoma City, Reno, Kansas City,
 Houston, Little Rock, and Jacksonville.  Ryan most recently served as station
 manager at New Orleans International Airport.
     In addition to his nine years of leadership experience, Ryan is a graduate
 of Southwest's management in training program.  This is a course designed to
 help prepare individuals for Southwest leadership roles.
     "We feel Bruce is a perfect fit for the Dallas team," said Art Allison,
 Southwest's Dallas regional director of ground operations and former Dallas
 station manager.  "Dallas Love Field is fortunate to acquire such a great
 addition to its management staff."
     Dallas Love Field is Southwest's fourth busiest airport in terms of daily
 departures.  Southwest Airlines currently operates 139 daily nonstop
 departures from Dallas Love Field to Albuquerque, Amarillo, Austin, El Paso,
 Houston Hobby, Houston Intercontinental, Little Rock, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa,
 New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Rio Grande Valley (Harlingen), San Antonio, and
 Tulsa.
                               www.southwest.com
 
 

SOURCE Southwest Airlines
    DALLAS, April 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines (NYSE:   LUV) recently
 named Bruce Ryan as the new station manager for the Company's operations at
 Dallas Love Field.  In his new position, Ryan will be responsible for ensuring
 the safe operation of all flight activities in Dallas.
     "I am excited about the challenges my new job will present and thrilled to
 join the Dallas station's enthusiastic Employees," said Ryan.  "I hope that I
 can serve the Employees and the community with the same dedication to
 excellence that has produced our Company's continued success."
     Like many other Southwest Employees, Ryan has successfully climbed the
 professional ladder at Southwest Airlines.  Ryan joined the Southwest family
 in 1982 as a ramp agent in Oklahoma City.  During his tenure at Southwest
 Airlines, Ryan gained experience in many facets of the airline industry
 working at several airports.  The rungs on Ryan's professional ladder include
 Operations Agent, Operations Supervisor, Training Coordinator, Customer
 Service Supervisor, Customer Service Manager, Assistant Station Manager, and
 Interim Station Manager.  He has worked in Oklahoma City, Reno, Kansas City,
 Houston, Little Rock, and Jacksonville.  Ryan most recently served as station
 manager at New Orleans International Airport.
     In addition to his nine years of leadership experience, Ryan is a graduate
 of Southwest's management in training program.  This is a course designed to
 help prepare individuals for Southwest leadership roles.
     "We feel Bruce is a perfect fit for the Dallas team," said Art Allison,
 Southwest's Dallas regional director of ground operations and former Dallas
 station manager.  "Dallas Love Field is fortunate to acquire such a great
 addition to its management staff."
     Dallas Love Field is Southwest's fourth busiest airport in terms of daily
 departures.  Southwest Airlines currently operates 139 daily nonstop
 departures from Dallas Love Field to Albuquerque, Amarillo, Austin, El Paso,
 Houston Hobby, Houston Intercontinental, Little Rock, Lubbock, Midland/Odessa,
 New Orleans, Oklahoma City, Rio Grande Valley (Harlingen), San Antonio, and
 Tulsa.
                               www.southwest.com
 
 SOURCE  Southwest Airlines