Jason Van Eaton

SVP, Governmental Affairs & Real Estate at Southwest Airlines

Jason’s professional life has revolved around legislative and regulatory issues. Since 1994, he’s been working in politics and government in state and federal affairs. Jason joined Southwest in 2015, and took on his current role as Senior Vice President in 2018.

Prior to joining Southwest, Jason held positions in the U.S. Senate from 1994 until 2007 when he left government service to begin a private consulting services company. Jason operated that company for eight years until he landed at Southwest.


  • SVP, Governmental Affairs & Real Estate

    Current role

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