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Southwest Airlines Celebrates 14 Days Of "LUV" With Daily Ticket Giveaways At The Southwest Rink at Skyline Park


- Skaters Have Just Two More Weeks to Enjoy Free Skating at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park—Last Open Day will be Valentine's Day, Feb. 14

- The "LUV" Airline will Give Away Two Roundtrip Tickets a Day Through Valentine's Day

DENVER, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Listen up, Denver—this is the last call to lace up your skates and take to the ice at the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park, which will stay open through Valentine's Day, Feb. 14, 2013.  Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) is showing its "LUV" for Denver once again by offering "14 Days of LUV"—giving away two roundtrip tickets today through Valentine's Day to skaters through a daily random drawing.  Closing day festivities on Valentine's Day will include free skate rentals, a fun photo booth, a live DJ, and two roundtrip ticket giveaways.

"Every year we see more of our community getting involved in the amazing programming offered at the Southwest Rink," said Tami Door, President and CEO of the Downtown Denver Partnership. "The skating rink has provided countless opportunities for families, residents and employees to get outside, enjoy Downtown and create amazing memories.  The support that Southwest Airlines has shown Denver is incredible, and they have offered so much to our center city and we are very grateful for that." 

"Once again, the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park has been a fun way for us to engage in the community and participate in a beloved tradition in Downtown Denver," said Linda Rutherford, Southwest Airlines Vice President Communication and Strategic Outreach.  "We're absolutely thrilled that more than 40,000 skaters have come out to the Southwest Rink at Skyline Park this year, and we hope even more Denverites will take to the ice these last two weeks and enter for their chance to win a trip on Southwest Airlines!"

The Southwest Rink at Skyline Park is open seven days a week and is located in Skyline Park next to the historic Daniels and Fisher Clocktower near the intersection of 16th Street and Arapahoe and will remain open through Feb. 14, 2013.  Skating is free to the public with the option to bring skates or rent a pair for $2.  Skaters can still enjoy the Friday night DJ, Saturday morning "Learn to Skate" sessions, Saturday night live entertainment, and Sunday family-focused fun.  The Rink is made possible by a public-private partnership among the DDP, City of Denver Parks and Recreation Department, and Southwest Airlines.  Visit for more information.

Southwest Airlines began service to Denver on Jan. 3, 2006, with 13 daily nonstop departures to three destinations. The airline currently operates more than 160 daily nonstop flights to 55 destinations from Denver.  Southwest also is actively engaged in the community through sponsorships of the Downtown Denver Partnership, the Denver Nuggets, Denver's Road Home, and many more local organizations. To learn more about Southwest's dedication to Denver, visit:

The Downtown Denver Partnership, Inc. is a non-profit business organization that creatively plans, manages and develops Downtown Denver as the unique, diverse, vibrant and economically healthy urban core of the Rocky Mountain region. For more information, visit

In its 42nd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) continues to differentiate itself from other carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by nearly 46,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually.  Southwest is the nation's largest carrier in terms of originating passengers boarded, and including wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways, operates the largest fleet of Boeing aircraft in the world to serve 97 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and six near-international countries. Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for its commitment to the triple bottom line of Performance, People and Planet.  To read about how Southwest is doing its part to be a good corporate citizen, visit to read the Southwest Airlines One Report™.

Ticket Giveaway Terms and Conditions:
No purchase necessary. Contest ends 2/14/13. Must be legal US resident 18 and older to enter. Entry form available at Southwest Rink at Skyline Park. Void where prohibited.

SOURCE Southwest Airlines

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