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Southwest Airlines Changes EarlyBird Pricing Model

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be changing their popular EarlyBird Pricing Model, which currently is offered at $15. The new pricing will be a variable pricing of $15, $20, and $25 depending on the length of route and EarlyBird demand on that particular route. Per Southwest Airlines, Until now, the price for EarlyBird has been a flat rate for…

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Southwest Airlines Cracking Down on Emotional Support Animal Policy

Southwest Airlines plans to crack down on their emotional support animal policy for its passengers starting in September. The airline will become more restrictive on the type of pets that will be considered an emotional support animal and now will include only cats and dogs. It appears Southwest is following in Delta’s footsteps, as Delta Cracks…

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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update; Plans to Sell Flights Soon

We recently covered how Southwest Airlines announced their Hawaii destinations as part of their latest Hawaii flight plan update. The four cities in Hawaii which the airline will serve are Honolulu, HI (Oahu); Kahului, HI (Maui); Kona, HI (Island of Hawaii); and Lihue, HI (Kauai). The four initial cities from the mainland will be Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC); Oakland…

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Southwest Airlines to Stop Serving Peanuts Onboard Flights

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll stop serving peanuts onboard their flights as of August 1, 2018, in order to be mindful of the impact of those customers with peanut/peanut-dust related allergies. The airline is closely looking at their onboard offerings and even says that snack testing is underway now, so stay tuned for future updates, to see what new…

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Southwest Airlines Expands at Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Exciting Route News

On the heels of Southwest Airlines to Add More LaGuardia and Washington Reagan (DCA) Flights, the latest route announcement comes that Southwest will be adding new service from their home at Dallas Love Field (DAL) starting early next year. I’ll add that this route annoucement doesn’t share any updates about their Hawaii service beyond what’s already been announced…

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Southwest Airlines Expands at NYC LaGuardia (LGA) and Reagan (DCA) and More

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching some new routes across the country as they’ve published their flight schedule through Jan. 6, 2019. Expect to see new service from New York (LGA) and Washington Reagan (DCA) as a few of the highlights. We previously covered how Southwest Airlines to Add More LaGuardia and Washington Reagan (DCA) Flights, as a…

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Latest Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update

We recently covered how Southwest Airlines announced their Hawaii destinations as part of their latest Hawaii flight plan update. The four cities in Hawaii which the airline will serve are Honolulu, HI (Oahu); Kahului, HI (Maui); Kona, HI (Island of Hawaii); and Lihue, HI (Kauai). Latest Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update The latest news from the airline is learn the initial…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Hawaii Destinations

Southwest Airlines announced their Hawaii destinations as part of their latest Hawaii flight plan update. The four cities in Hawaii which the airline will serve are Honolulu, HI (Oahu); Kahului, HI (Maui); Kona, HI (Island of Hawaii); and Lihue, HI (Kauai). This follows their earlier announcement Southwest Airlines Announces Hawaii Service in 2018, which we covered, however specific routes haven’t…

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Southwest Airlines to Add More LaGuardia and Washington Reagan (DCA) Flights

Southwest Airlines will be adding more flights out of New York’s LaGuardia (LGA) and Ronald Reagan Washington National (DCA) airports this fall, as a result of the airline receiving several new slots at both of these airports. Due to airport congestion, both airports are currently slot restricted, however Alaska Airlines will be ending service to…

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Horrible: Southwest Airlines Engine Failure Causes Passenger Death

Some extremely tragic news today after one passenger lost their life, after a Southwest Airlines flight from New York (LGA) to Dallas Love Field made an emergency landing in Philadelphia after the left engine failed onboard the Boeing 737-700 aircraft. It’s unclear what caused the engine failure at this time, however a full investigation is…

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Southwest Ignores Customer Peanut Allergy, Severe Reaction Caused Inflight

On a recent Southwest Airlines flight last week from Atlanta to Houston Hobby Airport, the airline ignored a customer’s peanut allergy despite being notified both at the time of the reservation as well as the ticket counter. It wasn’t until they were inflight that the family noted peanuts being served and havoc broke out. Luckily,…

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100,000 Rapid Rewards Bonus Points & Millions Of Points For California

Seems like Californians get a little better deal here. Either way, check out this promotion from Southwest  where you can try your luck to win either 100,000 Rapid Rewards Bonus points or grab millions of points in California. 100,000 Rapid Rewards Bonus Points & Millions Of Points For California All Rapid Rewards® rules and regulations…

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Southwest Airlines New Domestic and Caribbean Routes

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching some new routes across the country as they’ve published their flight schedule through Nov. 3, 2018. Expect to see new service from Houston, Denver and Oklahoma City  to name a few of the highlights. Here’s a rundown of all the new service they’ll be launching. New Nonstop Routes Beginning Oct. 3,…

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Southwest Airlines Passenger Suing Airline for Landing at Wrong Airport

A Southwest Airlines passenger is suing the airline for landing at the wrong airport. The incident occurred back in 2014, when Southwest Airlines flight 4013 bound from Chicago-Midway (MDW) to Branson, Missouri (BKG), landed at M. Graham Clark Downtown Airport instead, which is seven miles away from the correct airport. The passenger is claiming that this incident…

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Southwest Airlines Passenger Bitten by Emotional Support Dog

A six-year-old passenger onboard Southwest Airlines flight 1904 from Phoenix to Portland last week, was bitten by an emotional support animal from another passenger onboard the flight. The dog that bit the girl and the dog’s owner were both pulled off the flight before it departed, but this incident is having Southwest Airlines rethink their…

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Southwest Airlines Increases Upgraded Boarding Prices

Southwest Airlines may let passengers check bags for free, however they’re finding other ways to increase revenue. The latest announcement by Southwest is for those who wish to have an upgraded boarding position, will now be charged as much as $50 for this benefit. You can view all of the optional fees Southwest Airlines charges…

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Southwest Airlines Increasing Onboard Drink Prices

Southwest Airlines has announced that they will increasing the price of their drinks onboard, as they switch to a new tier pricing structure for drinks, which most of the other US airlines including American, United, Delta, JetBlue, Alaska and Spirit do. On March 1, Southwest Airlines is implementing a tiered pricing structure for our onboard…

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