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Southwest Airlines Launches Several New Routes for 2018

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching several new routes across the country as they’ve published their summer schedule for 2018. Expect to see new service from Oakland, San Antonio, and Cancun to name a few of the highlights. Additionally, Southwest will be pulling out of Flint, Michigan, which it currently serves year round from Chicago–Midway and seasonally from Fort…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Hawaii Service in 2018

Southwest Airlines announced they’re finally going to be headed to Hawaii! The airline will begin selling tickets in 2018 pending government approval, however specific routes haven’t yet been announced. However, the airline hasn’t announced which cities in California will be the first to see the new Hawaii flights, however LAX is guaranteed. I wouldn’t be…

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California Residents: How to Score Southwest Airlines Companion Pass for Free

Southwest Airlines is really trying hard to compete in California for business. We’ve seen this by the airline offering an A List Status Challenge for California Residents last month. Frequent Miler reports, the airline has sent out emails to California Residents with an offer to earn a Southwest Airlines Companion Pass just by signing up for…

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Southwest Airlines to Launch Phoenix to New York (LGA) Nonstop Service

Southwest Airlines is planning to launch new nonstop service between Phoenix Sky Harbor and New York’s LaGuardia on Saturdays starting April 18, 2018. The new flight will depart Phoenix at 11:10 am and arrives into New York at 7pm, with a return leaving at 4pm, arriving into Phoenix at 6:40pm. Due to LaGuardia’s perimeter rule, which…

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Southwest Airlines A-List Status Match through 2017

Southwest Airlines has launched a Status Match offer, for residents of California, where you can match your elite status on another airline and receive A-List Status through the end of 2017. The airline doesn’t say which airlines they’re matching from meaning it seems that as long as you have any sort of status on another…

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Southwest Airlines Launches New Routes from California and More

Southwest Airlines announced its’ plans to expand their service to/from California. The airline plans to add several new routes to/from San Jose, CA and Sacramento to desitnations throughout the country. Additionally the ailirne plans to Saturday service to Cancun from both Columbus, Ohio, and New Orleans. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines announced a substantial investment for…

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Southwest Airlines Expands Caribbean and Latin America Service

Southwest Airlines announced its’ plans to expand their service to the Caribbean and Latin America. The airline plans to add weekly service between both Nashville and St. Louis to Cancun, Mexico. South Florida residents will be pleased with the new daily service from Ft. Lauderdale to San Jose, Costa Rica (SJO) and Punta Cana. Per…

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Southwest Airlines Will No Longer Overbook Flights

Following United’s scandal of Dr. Dao being dragged off of a Kentucky-bound United Airlines flight, several airlines have made changes to their overbooking policies. Delta will now offer up to nearly $10,000 for passengers to volunteer their seats for later flights, and United has also followed suit in offering up to $10,000 as well to avoid involuntarily…

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Deal Alert: Southwest Airlines Fare Sale from $39

Southwest Airlines launched a deal with fares from $39 one way (and up) as well as points bookings. You have to book by May 4, 2017 for travel in the U.S. from between May 16, 2017  through June 14, 2017 and August 22, 2017 through November 1, 2017. Many of their routes are on sale, so if you have upcoming travel plans in the next…

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Free Drink On Southwest Tomorrow!

We have written about this little tip before. If you are flying with Southwest tomorrow, you may be excited to be reminded that Southwest has a long-standing offer that gives passengers flying on certain holidays free drinks. You can check out the holidays on the bottom of their in-flight drink menu. The holidays include tomorrow, St. Patrick’s…

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Southwest Airlines Launches New Same-Day Standby

We recently wrote about Southwest Airlines Standby Earlier Flight Policy, however the airline has launched some new changes to their policy which go into effect today. Starting March 8, 2017,  Southwest Airlines is removing the two-hour time restriction currently in place for their standby program. A-List and A-List Preferred members will be the ones benefitting for this…

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