Ready for a magical adventure? Southwest announces their new Disney-themed plane


Southwest joins in on the celebration of Disney’s 50th anniversary this year! Decorated with logos commemorating the anniversary, their Boeing 737-700 is ready to take flight on a magical journey to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando.

“For 50 years, Southwest has connected our Customers to the people and places that matter most. Whether a Customer is flying to visit relatives in another state, close a business deal with a client, or experience a family vacation, we are honored to be a part of those moments,” said Brandy King, Director of Public Relations at Southwest Airlines. “Celebrating 50 years of making memories during our shared milestone anniversary is at the heart of this magical collaboration with the Walt Disney World Resort.”

Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse brought the gang to the unveiling of the plane at the Southwest Airlines Technical Operations Hangar at William P. Hobby International Airport in Houston. They performed iconic Disney songs, as well as “The Magic is Calling,” an anthem to the Walt Disney World Resort 50th anniversary.

The interior of the plane is just as lavishly decorated as the outside. Sparkling Disney characters dance around the overhead bins and windows, bringing the magic to life. The plane will be in service until March 2022, and fans are encouraged to track it’s flight using it’s tail number N954WN, and to share their adventures on the plan share using #Southwest50 and #DisneyWorld50.

But that’s not all! Enter into Southwest50 Days of Giveaways sweepstakes which gives one lucky winner and up to three guests a prize package including lodging, Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park tickets, a Disney Gift Card with a value of $200, and round trip air travel to Orlando, Florida, on Southwest. This package will be available for consumers to purchase from Sept. 28 through Nov. 16, 2021. Visit here for more information.

Southwest airlines is also offering their customers a sneak peek at some of the celebrations that Disney is offering for their 50th anniversary. The aircraft will be showing an exclusive video promoting all the efforts that the resort put in for this celebration. It is available now and will be playing throughout the 18-month celebration.