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More Mexico: Southwest Adding Service From Oakland

Southwest Airlines announced today that it will be the first U.S. carrier to operate non-stop flying between Oakland and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (PVR); and Oakland and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos (SJD).  Service would begin in February 2017, subject to governmental approval. The introductory fares and proposed schedules have not been released. Licenciado Gustavo Díaz…

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Flight Review: Southwest Airlines New Interior On BWI-LAS Flight

In late May, we wrote about the new interior that would start appearing in Southwest Airlines fleet of -800 series aircraft. The new interior is currently featured in just three airplanes so far, and I was pretty excited on Sunday to have the airplane known as N8689C at gate A-4 at Baltimore Washington International Airport…

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Southwest Companion Pass Free With 5 Flights! Targeted

Southwest has just extended their reservation schedule through March 7, 2017 so if you were looking to book a little further into 2017, you can do so now. Also in Southwest news this week is a targeted offer for a free Companion Pass after completing 5 roundtrip revenue flights (or 10 one-way) from/to Denver between…

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Why This Latest Change at Southwest Airlines Is A Positive One

Southwest Airlines is spending hundreds of millions of dollars upgrading its tech infrastructure to ensure a more seamless and on-time experience for you, the passenger. Here’s more information from The Dallas Morning News on the changes:  “The centerpiece of this three-year, $250 million effort is a new reservations system that Southwest will begin implementing this…

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Southwest: Two ‘Free Drink Holidays’ This Weekend

Two Free Drink Holidays—Saturday June 18 SWA’s Birthday and Sunday June 19 Father’s Day As indicated on the new Summer 2016 Inflight Menu, all Customers 21 and over are eligible for one free drink on the following days: SWA’s Birthday—Saturday, June 18 – Celebrate Southwest’s 45th birthday with a complimentary drink! Father’s Day—Sunday, June 19…

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Free Southwest A-List Status For Some (Targeted)

Check your email for this promotion that Southwest sent to me where you can score A-List status through May. If you did receive this offer, you can register here (or you can check to see if you can register here.) With this promotion, you can extend the A-List status through the end of 2016 if you register, book,…

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Southwest Airlines Introduces Pay With Amazon

According to a press release, “Southwest Airlines® Introduces Pay With Amazon, Enhancing Customer Experience Onboard WiFi-Equipped Aircraft,” instead of paying with a credit card onboard Southwest flights, you can now pay with your Amazon account. Southwest Airlines Introduces Pay With Amazon  Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE:  LUV) is excited to welcome Pay with Amazon onboard WiFi-equipped aircraft, offering…

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Southwest International Sale Fares $99 One-Way

Tomorrow, July 23rd is the last day to book this Southwest International sale. I was emailed the following from Southwest advertising good rates out of Atlanta, but there are also fares on sale originating from other cities into multiple destinations. Get your passport ready! For a limited time, flights to top international destinations are on…

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Southwest Airlines Launching Several New Routes

Southwest Airlines just announced their new 2016 flight schedule by extending its schedule to March 8, 2016, and is offering flights starting at $49 each way. In addition to the extended schedule they are adding several new routes, which means more non-stop flights for their customers. Below is a look at some of the new routes that…

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How To Get A Free Drink On Southwest Airlines This Weekend

Southwest Airlines often celebrates the holidays with a free drink and Mother’s Day on Sunday May 10th is no exception. This time there is an awesome twist to the free drink promotion. How To Get A Free Drink On Southwest Airlines According to the beverage menu in the seat back pocket the upcoming drink holidays…

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Is Southwest Airlines Getting Ready For Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, And Brazil?

NewsAvia, a popular aeronautical information portal written in Portuguese, is reporting that “sources of commercial aviation in Latin America” said that Southwest Airlines applied this week for authorization to fly to Argentina, Venezuela, Chile, and Brazil.According to the article, which we ran thru Google Translate: The company low cost US Southwest Airlines is seeking authorization…

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Southwest Canceling Flights As 128 737-700s Pulled From Service Due To Overdue Maintenance Checks

Southwest Airlines canceled 80 flights on Tuesday, and expects to cancel more flights on Wednesday because of an overdue required maintenance check on the the standby hydraulic system of 128 737-700 aircraft. As of December 31, 2014 Southwest operated 665 Boeing 737s, and 447 of their 737s are the 700 series aircraft. Southwest Canceling Flights…

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Easy 5,000 Southwest RR Points With RocketMiles

Looking for an easy way to earn a bunch of Southwest Rapid Rewards Points? Consider booking a hotel room through RocketMiles. With this offer, new members will earn 5,000 bonus Rapid Rewards after their first booking in addition to earning up to 5,000 Rapid Rewards points per night through RocketMiles. You have to be a…

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Southwest Airlines $49/$99/$129/$149 Sale Ends At Midnight Oct 16

Today is the last day you can purchase nonstop, one-way tickets for $49, $99, $129, or $149 to select markets on southwest.com. These promotional fares are available for purchase on southwest.com through Thursday, October 16, 2014, 11:59 p.m. for the respective time zone of the originating city, for travel every day of the week except:…

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