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Akron-Canton Airport Ushers in Southwest Airlines with Super Fan Party

CAK fans got the royal treatment this weekend as they took part in a celebratory pie-eating contest and watched the first Southwest Airlines plane land

The celebrated the arrival of Southwest Airlines Saturday and welcomed in their "super fans" for the shindig.

The fans got a chance to participate in and watch a pie-eating contest among champs like Brandon Tidd, our own Patch ad manager, and the winner of last year's , Brian "Big Tuna" Thaxton.

We've got some photos from Brandon Tidd and Patch viewer Dylan Tyler to share, and we want to direct you to the CAK Facebook page, where you can find tons more shots.

And stay tuned for more information as CAK welcomes members of the media today to talk more about the partnership with Southwest Airlines. The conference will feature Bob Jordan, executive vice president and chief commercial officer of Southwest Airlines and president of AirTran Airways

KC August 13, 2012 at 11:44 AM
Fred would be soooooo proud! So many awesome things happening at CAK! It's the best and easiest airport to deal with and the location couldn't be better. Thanks to all!

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