Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association Offers Congratulations To Chairman LoBiondo

  Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association Offers Congratulations To Chairman
                                   LoBiondo

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2013

DALLAS, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Southwest Airlines
Pilots' Association is pleased to congratulate Congressman Frank LoBiondo
(R-NJ) on his recent selection to the Chairmanship of the House Aviation
Subcommittee.

"The Congressman's keen understanding of the dynamic role the pilot plays to
strengthen the economy will be of asset to the Subcommittee," said Captain
Mark Richardson, SWAPA President. "We are encouraged by his appointment
during a time when many aviation issues are in play."

The Association applauds Chairman LoBiondo's esteemed work ethic and his
dedication to fair and practical policy making which have earned him an
acclaimed reputation within the House of Representatives. His history with the
aviation industry and policy making renders him a compelling selection for the
position and SWAPA looks forward to working with him as Chairman in the 113^th
Congress.

Located in Dallas, Texas, the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association (SWAPA)
is a non-profit employee organization representing the more than 6,300 pilots
of Southwest Airlines. SWAPA works to provide a secure and rewarding career
for Southwest pilots and their families through negotiating contracts,
defending contractual rights and actively promoting professionalism and
safety. For more information on the Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association,
visit www.swapa.org.

SOURCE Southwest Airlines Pilots' Association

Website: http://www.swapa.org
Contact: Neal Hanks, Director of Communications, +1-214-722-4209,
nhanks@swapa.org