Southwest Airlines announced today it is joining the starting lineup as the Official Airline of the Colorado Rockies and bringing its famous Southwest® Hospitality to the baseball diamond in the Heart of downtown Denver.
“Through our partnership with the Rockies, we’re able to bring our Mile High Heart to more places and more people throughout the Denver community with the Southwest brand that’s near and dear to so many throughout the state,” said Bill Tierney, Vice President of Marketing at Southwest Airlines. “We also are celebrating our all-star Team of more than 5,000 People throughout the state who step up to the plate and hit home runs daily by showcasing their Heart and Hospitality while connecting Coloradans to the people and places that are important in their lives.”
“Tying the Colorado Rockies brand to a top-tier industry leader in Southwest Airlines is the type of partnership we strive for,” Rockies Vice President of Corporate Partnerships Walker Monfort said. “We look forward to delivering value for Southwest, along with our fans, for years to come through this exciting new partnership.”
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