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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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Southwest Airlines Double Rapid Rewards Points on All Flights

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be offering double Rapid Reward points on all flights through August 31, 2020. Be sure to register for this offer prior to purchasing your flights. I suspect we’ll see most airlines start to offer similar promotions in the coming months as travel starts to return. Southwest Airlines recent announced A-List, A-List Preferred…

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Southwest Airlines A-List, A-List Preferred and Companion Pass Extensions

Following Delta’s news of Delta Extending 2020 Medallion Status, United Extending Premier Status, Reducing Requirements, and American Airlines Extending Elite Status, Reducing Requirements, Southwest Airlines is the latest airline to announce what they’re doing for its members. The airline will be extending 2020 A-List and A-List Preferred Status through December 31, 2021. Additionally, Southwest will be extending current Companion…

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Southwest Airlines: No Inflight Service on All Flights

Southwest Airlines has announced they’ll be discontinuing service onboard all their flights effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020. This follows their earlier announcement last week on them removing service on flights under 250 miles. The airline is doing all it can to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and they feel it’s safest for both their flight…

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Southwest Announces New Service to Mexico in the Fall

Not the best timing giving the COVID-19 pandemic, however Southwest Airlines has released their latest flight schedule. Southwest Airlines is now open for booking through the end of October, and they plan to add several new routes including to Mexico. Anyways, Southwest will offer twice-daily nonstop service between Phoenix and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos* and once-daily…

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Southwest Airlines: Only Serving Canned Water Onboard

Southwest Airlines has announced they’re taking drastic measures with their inflight service as they’ll be ending any sort of service on flights under 250 miles. For longer flights, they will offer just canned water and a snack. No more sodas, beer, wines, drinks, or even ice. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines has temporarily suspended beverage/snack…

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Southwest Airlines A-List and A-List Preferred Updates

Southwest Airlines has announced they’re making some positive changes for A-List and A-List Preferred members. Starting March 12, Southwest is now allowing those A-List and A-List Preferred members who have travel companions booked on the same reservation will all be allowed to board together. Per Southwest Airlines, We know getting more time with the people…

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New Southwest Sale From $39!

New Southwest Sale From $39! If you have some travel to book, check out this latest sale from Southwest with fares from only $39. Check out these deals if you have some travel to book. If you are interested in earning more Southwest points, check out the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Card, Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card or…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Service to Steamboat Springs, CO (HDN)

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be adding new service to Steamboat Springs, Colo. seasonally through Yampa Valley Regional Airport by the end of 2020, initially served nonstop from Denver. Per Southwest Airlines, “Whether you’re a skier, snowboarder, or just enjoy a winter wonderland, Steamboat Springs has something for everyone, and now you’ll be able to reach the…

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Southwest Fare Sale From $39!

Southwest Fare Sale From $39! Southwest is hosting a sale with fares from only $39. Check out these deals if you have some travel to book. If you are interested in earning more Southwest points, check out the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Card, Southwest Rapid Rewards® Plus Credit Card or Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Credit Card offers. Bottom Line If…

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Southwest Airlines Adds Multi-Passenger Boarding Pass App Feature

Southwest Airlines has added a new feature to their mobile app, where you can now retrieve multiple boarding passes if traveling as a group in the same reservation. If you’re a party of 2-8, you can now check-in and view everyone’s boarding pass all within the app. Southwest explains: After months of testing, we released…

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Southwest Airlines New Routes, Schedule Extension Aug 2020

Southwest Airlines announced their latest flight schedule which runs through August 10, 2020. Exciting new routes include new service from several of their hubs including Atlanta, Baltimore, Houston, as well as from Nashville. On the international front, we see Southwest Airlines adding Saturday only service Houston to Nassau service starting in June. Per Southwest Airlines,…

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Southwest Airlines Continues Hawaii Expansion and More

Southwest Airlines announced their latest flight schedule which runs through June 6, 2020. Exciting new routes include continued Hawaii expansion with the start of San Diego to both Kahului and Honolulu. Additionally, we see new increased interisland service between Honolulu and Kahului (Maui). Per Southwest, Aloha, Soon Diego! Once daily service between San Diego and Kahului on…

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Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Changes

Southwest Airlines announced that Rapid Rewards Points will no longer expire after 24 months of no earning activity in a Member’s account. Regardless of earning activity, points will remain in the Member’s account for use. Companions Pass Points Qualification Threshold Increase—Effective January 1, 2020, the Rapid Rewards Companion Pass points qualification threshold will increase from…

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Southwest New Flights Hawaii, Mexico, Turks & Caicos

Southwest Airlines announced their latest flight schedule which runs through April 2020. Exciting new routes include continued Hawaii expansion, Cozumel, Mexico, and Turks & Caicos. Per Southwest Airlines, On Saturday, March 7, 2020, subject to government approvals, Southwest will begin twice-daily service roundtrip between Houston (Hobby)and Cozumel with one-way fares from Houston as low as $99…

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