Southwest Airlines, passengers will be stars of A&E reality TV show Airline.

Southwest Airlines, passengers will be stars of A&E reality TV show Airline.
A seven year old British series is coming to A&E, and its star will be Southwest Airlines. Airline will show “[t]ales from Southwest passengers who may be making unusual trips, such as for marriage proposals or family reunions, … [s]pontaneous stories, such as bad weather that makes Southwest’s employees scramble, … [and] [p]rofiles of interesting Southwest employees,” The Dallas Morning News reports. For the first part, the airline is looking for people to be profiled on the show who have “stories related to Southwest Airlines travel into and out of Los Angeles World Airport and/or Chicago Midway Airport.” Filming began last month at those two airports; the 10-episode show will air early next year.

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