Women’s March on Washington Protesters Got a Mid-flight Surprise on Southwest by Erika Owen @FortuneMagazine January 21, 2017, 1:02 PM EST E-mail Tweet Facebook Linkedin Share icons A Southwest flight full of people on their way to Washington, D.C.—many of which were heading to participate in Saturday’s Women’s March on Washington—were treated to a special in-flight lightshow on Thursday night. At some point along the trip, the regular cabin lights were turned off and the entire plane was basked in a neon pink glow. According to Twitter and Instagram users, the plane erupted into a cheer when the lights changed. For more on the Women’s March, watch: The airline announced that this was not a company-wide initiative, but a decision made by the individual flight crew. “While we’re unaware of details surrounding a specific flight, our flight crews celebrate, commemorate, acknowledge and share in special moments with our customers all the time,” a Southwest representative said in a statement. “Some of our aircraft are equipped with mood lighting and while this was not a company-wide initiative, at times, our flight crews will adjust the lighting for a customer or group of customers traveling on their flight. For example, in October, one of our flight crews changed the lighting to honor a breast cancer survivor onboard their flight.” Women’s March Extends to Streets of Europe’s Capitals Check out some of the photos from the pink flight to D.C. When your Southwest flight crew celebrate a plane full of kickass women and men going to the Women's March by lighting it up!! 🔥#lit #womensmarchonwashington #lovetrumpshate A photo posted by Krystal Parrish (@kpmagnolia) on Jan 19, 2017 at 12:56pm PST Southwest turns on the pink lights and a loud cheer erupts. #WomensMarch https://t.co/Ft8ukziRVk— Jennifer MOran (@jgmoran2) January 19, 2017 This article was originally published on Travel + Leisure.