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Southwest Airlines: Additional California Flights & Hawaii Added

Southwest Airlines has extended its schedule through Nov. 5, 2022, and added several new routes this time around. San Diego and San Jose, California see additional frequencies added. Within Hawaii additional frequencies and new routes and we see Cuba service ramping back up. Here’s the full recap of the added service in Southwest’s latest schedule update:…

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More Southwest Airlines New Routes, Schedule Extension Sept 2022

Southwest Airlines has expanded its schedule through September 5, 2022, and as a result added some new domestic routes. Additionally, we see new service for several international routes returning for summer 2022. Beginning June 11, 2022, Southwest will offer new nonstop service on Saturdays between: Austin and Cozumel, Mexico (Subject to government approvals) Nashville and Portland, Maine…

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Southwest Airlines Asking Flight Attendants to Volunteer to Push Wheelchairs

It’s no doubt going to be a busy holiday season. Southwest Airlines is asking employees to volunteer at many of its airports to help handle the travel surge occurring this month for the holidays. Specifically, Southwest Airlines has asked several employee groups including flight attendants to volunteer to work with their ground operation teams and push…

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Southwest Airlines New Routes, Schedule Extension June 2022

Southwest Airlines has expanded its schedule through June 4, 2022, and as a result added some new domestic routes. Additionally, we see new service from Ft. Lauderdale to Havana, Cuba starting early next year. Starting April 25, 2022, the airline will offer new nonstop flights between: Austin and Tulsa, Okla. (One daily roundtrip) San Antonio and…

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Southwest Airlines: Earn Double Tier Qualifying Points

Southwest Airlines has launched a new offer for Rapid Rewards members to earn double tier qualifying points toward A-List or A-List Preferred status now through November 30, 201. You’ll need to login to your Rapid Rewards and then you can register for the offer. Offer Details: Earn double tier qualifying points (TQPs*) toward A-List or A-List…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Syracuse, NY; Expands Schedule

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet another new destination this year. Syracuse Hancock International Airport will be the newest destination for the airline, as well as Southwest’s 6th destination in New York. Per Southwest, Southwest Airlines Co,  celebrating the 50th Anniversary of its first flights this month, has extended its bookable…

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Southwest Airlines Updates Inflight Beverage Service

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be bringing back new inflight beverage options as they continue to restore a pre-pandemic inflight experience. Drink coupons with an expiration date of 2020 will be accepted through 12/31/21. Like many airlines, Southwest completely slashed inflight service over a year ago and has since slowly brought a few offerings, so it’s…

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Confirmed: Southwest Airlines Hawaii Expansion

Last week, we broke news that Rumor: Southwest Airlines Massive Hawaii Expansion, which Southwest would be launching Hawaii service from Los Angeles; Las Vegas; and Phoenix. Today, Southwest Airlines has officially confirmed the news, with new service launching as soon as June 6, 2021. Los Angeles (LAX)-Hawaii Service on Southwest Airlines from $129 one-way Honolulu,…

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Rumor: Southwest Airlines Massive Hawaii Expansion

Southwest Airlines is planning to launch several new flights to Hawaii as early as next month! Still a rumor, though I’d expect the airline to publicly announce in the coming days, the airline looks to add service from Los Angeles; Las Vegas; and Phoenix. Los Angeles is expected to get service to Honolulu; Maui; Kona; and Kauai. Phoenix…

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Southwest Airlines New Myrtle Beach Routes and Austin, TX Expansion

Earlier this month, Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington later this year. Southwest is launching flights to Myrtle Beach (MYR) starting on May 23, 2021, with nonstop service from Baltimore (BWI), Chicago (MDW), and Nashville (BNA); followed by…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Three New Cities

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet three new destinations this year. Myrtle Beach, S.C., Eugene, ORE., and Bellingham, Washington will be the newest destinations for the airline. Southwest Airlines has added a whopping of 17 new airports since the pandemic began, and have said that most are preforming well. Previous seasonal…

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Southwest Airlines New Kahului (Maui) and Long Beach Routes

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching new service from Long Beach to Kahului (Maui) starting in March. Additionally, the airline will begin six new routes from Long Beach, as Southwest continues to grow here after JetBlue’s recent departure last year. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines today announced an additional route between Kahului (Maui), Hawaii and…

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Southwest Airlines Bans Emotional Support Animals

Southwest Airlines becomes the latest airline to ban emotional support animals onboard effective March 1, 2021. With this change, the airline will only allow service animals onboard for passengers with disabilities. All other dogs would need to fly as part of Southwest’s Pet Travel program, which costs $95 per pet each way. To reiterate, if…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Santa Barbara and Fresno, CA

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet two new destinations next year. Santa Barbara and Fresno Yosemite International Airport will be the newest destination for the airline, as well as Southwest’s 12th and 13th destination in California. Earlier this year, Southwest Airlines also grew in California by adding service to Palm Springs International…

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Southwest Airlines Savannah and Sarasota Routes

Following, Southwest Airlines Announces Three More Destinations and Southwest Airlines Announces Sarasota, Florida earlier this month, we now hear more details about Southwest routes from both Savannah and Sarasota. Additionally, Southwest Airlines will be launching daily service between Long Beach and Honolulu starting March 11, 2021 as well as reinstating international service from Orange County/Santa Ana to both Los Cabos…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Sarasota, Florida

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to yet another new destination next year. Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will be the newest destination for the airline, as well as Southwest’s 10th destination in Florida. Southwest will be joining Air Canada Rouge, Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Sun Country and United Airlines who…

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Southwest Airlines Chicago (O’Hare) and Colorado Springs Routes

Following, Southwest Airlines Plans to Serve Chicago (O’Hare) and Houston (Bush Intercontinental) earlier this month, we now hear more details about Southwest plans at Chicago O’Hare including routes and an official launch date. Southwest also shares the same information for another new destination: Colorado Springs. Both of these additions are a direct result of increased result…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Three More Destinations

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to two new cities early next year. The airline will be adding service to Colorado Springs, Colorado, Savannah, Georgia, as well as returning to Jackson, Mississippi. Colorado Springs has previously been announced by the airline, however Savannah and Jackson are both brand new. Southwest used to serve Jackson, Mississippi…

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