DALLAS, May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced Steve Langhart has been promoted to Director of Cargo Sales. Langhart will be responsible for leading the Cargo Sales Team, including field, national, and inside sales, as well as all business development efforts.
Langhart joined Southwest Airlines® in 2008, holding a variety of positions including Manager of Ramp and Operations and Cargo Customer Service Manager at Houston's Hobby Airport, and Senior Manager of Cargo Customer Experience. Before joining Southwest, he held several leadership positions at two other airlines.
"Steve's vast leadership experience in the airline industry and his intimate knowledge of the Southwest Airlines Cargo operation make him a perfect fit for his new role," said Matt Buckley, Vice President of Cargo and Charters. "His passion for Hospitality and serving our Customers is perfectly aligned with what our Customers expect and value from the Southwest Airlines Cargo Team."
Langhart holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Phoenix, and serves on the Aviation Business Industry Advisory Board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University campus in Prescott, Ariz.