This Southwest Airlines Executive Made Into Most Influential Leaders List

Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Airlines
Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Airlines
Southwest Airlines Co. revealed one of its executives was recently recognized as one of the most influential leaders in the business travel industry. 

Business Travel News named Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Business, in its annual list of the 25 most influential people in 2019.

Harvey made to the list in part for leading an evolution of the Dallas-based carrier’s business travel Team. It strives to make it easier for corporate customers to choose Southwest for their travel needs. Also, the carrier announced its participation in industry-standard corporate global distribution systems in 2019. It will expand it’s direct connect channel strategy through ATPCO’s NDC Exchange by mid-2020. It is working to ensure its fares and flight schedules are in the channels. Mainly where business travelers and travel managers use to book corporate travel. Moreover, to help with these travel solution enhancements solutions, Southwest Business is growing its Sales Team across the nation. While also building a Corporate Travel Management Relationship Team. 

“It’s extremely humbling when the leading voice in the industry recognize you. But the real honor goes to our Team Members across the United States. They work every day to make it easier for companies to do business with Southwest Airlines.” Said Dave Harvey, Vice President of Southwest Business. “As we grow, we remain focused on being the most trusted partner for business travel in the nation. Along with our expansive point-to-point network, business-friendly policies, low-fares, and award-winning Loyalty Program that business travelers love. Additionally, I believe our People set us apart from the industry when it comes to providing the absolute best hospitality in the travel industry.”