Southwest Airlines donates USD 50,000 to Hawai'i Ronald McDonald House

Southwest Airlines has announced it has awarded USD 50,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities Hawaiʻi, as a gesture toward its plan to enter the Hawaiʻi market, the company said.

Southwest Airlines supports Ronald McDonald House Charities across the nation. This year, the company´s gift to RMHC´s HawaiÊ»i Chapter celebrates the airlines´ plan to enter the HawaiÊ»i market and provide inter-island and transpacific services to the Hawaiian Islands.

Southwest Airlines´ donation will support the expansion and renovation of the children´s indoor and outdoor play areas and create a family centered recreation room at the Judd Hillside Ronald McDonald House.

The new additions will include a teen activity center, library and computer niche as well as a family gathering spot, all aimed at providing much needed normalcy and compassionate care for families during their greatest time of need.

Southwest Airlines Co. is a major United States airline headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and is the world´s largest low-cost carrier. The airline has more than 57,000 employees as of March 2018 and operates more than 4,000 departures a day during peak travel season.