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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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Southwest Airlines Status Match Details

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards continues to offer a Status Match and Challenge for those looking to receive A-List status on the airline. You can head over to their status match site, where you’ll then be able to email the airline a screenshot of current elite status with a U.S. based carrier. If successful, you’ll receive Southwest…

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Southwest Airlines Plans to Serve Chicago (O’Hare) and Houston (Bush Intercontinental)

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to two new cities early next year. The airline will be adding Chicago (O’Hare) and Houston (Bush Intercontinental) to its network pending government approval, giving United Airlines a run for its money of both of these airports. Both of these additions are a direct result of increased result of…

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Southwest Airlines Miami, Palm Springs, and Telluride Routes Announced

Last month we announced new of Southwest Airlines Plans to Serve Miami and Palm Springs, and as of today the schedule is officially up with several routes to/from both of these new cities. These new routes are a direct result of increased result of leisure flying over business travel, which the airline hopes to capture additional…

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Chase 20% Transfer Bonus to Southwest Rapid Rewards

Chase Ultimate Rewads is offering a 20% transfer bonus to Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards now through October 31, 2020. With this bonus, you’ll now receive 1,200 Southwest Rapid Rewards per 1,000 Chase Ultimate points. You must be logged into your Chase Ultimate Rewards account to view this offer. Southwest Airlines offers a fixed value redemption with Wanna…

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Southwest Airlines Companion Pass After One Flight

Southwest Airlines has announced a lucrative promotion where Rapid Rewards members can earn a companion pass after completing just one flight. To take part in this offer, you’ll need to register first and and purchase a flight by September 24, 2020 for travel by November 15, 2020. Upon successful completion, you’ll then earn a Southwest Companion…

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Southwest Airlines Plans to Serve Miami and Palm Springs

Southwest Airlines announced its plans to add service to two new cities later this year. The airline will be adding Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Miami International Airport (MIA) to its network pending government approval. Both of these additions are a direct result of increased result of leisure flying over business travel, which the…

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Southwest Airlines Extends Blocking Middle Seats

Southwest Airlines announced the airline will continue blocking middle seats onboard flights through at least September 30th in order to create space for customers. With this latest update, Southwest plans to limit bookings to two-thirds of its normal capacity, and will add additional flights once flights reach that level if needed. Southwest Airlines shared the…

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Southwest Airlines Plans Full Recovery Plan by 2020 End

Southwest Airlines has released their latest schedule which runs through January 4, 2021, and to say the airline is optimistic about a recovery from the impact of COVID-19 is an understatement. The latest schedule which includes flights for November and December of this year is only reduced less than 2% from last year. The largest…

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Southwest Airlines Resumes Limited Inflight Service

Southwest Airlines is slowing adding back amenities that they’ve slashed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the first being canned water and a snack mix onboard all flights over 250 miles. Presently, the airline isn’t offering any sort of service onboard. Limited snack and beverage service on flights over 250 miles beginning May 22  Starting…

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