Southwest Airlines is celebrating 30 years of serving Nashville by unveiling Tennessee One:
— Southwest Airlines (@SouthwestAir) February 22, 2016
Before taking a flight to Memphis, country music stars Chris Young and Cassadee Pope aboard to croon to the passengers, Mayor Barry and other notables christened the freshly-painted plane:
— Harold M Love Jr. (@LoveforHouse58) February 22, 2016
Standing next to the plane at the airport, Rob Wigington, the airport’s boss, said,
It really demonstrates the focus Southwest has on Nashville, in particular, and Tennessee. That’s been shown by all the new service, the growth that they’ve achieved here, and all of our residents and visitors in Middle Tennessee benefit from that.