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Southwest Airlines Latest Hawaii Expansion Announced

Southwest Airlines announced their latest Hawaii Expansion which includes first-ever Southwest service to Lihue Airport (LIH) on Kauai and Hilo International Airport (ITO) on the Island of Hawaii. Additionally Southwest will be adding nonstop service from Sacramento to Honolulu, Hawaii starting on January 19, 2020. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines announced the carrier will add…

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Southwest Airlines Impact on Hawaiian Airlines

Earlier the year, Southwest Airlines commenced service as they are growing to four airports in Hawaii including Honolulu (Oahu), Kahului (Maui), Lihue (Kauai), and Kona (Big Island). What’s unique about Southwest’s Hawaii service compared to that of Delta, American, and United is in addition to the service from the mainland to Hawaii, they offer a…

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Southwest Flights Bookable through 2019; Adds Additional Routes

Southwest Airlines announced they’ve extended its bookable flight schedule through Jan. 5, 2020. Additionally, they’re adding a few new routes across the U.S. as well as bringing back some returning service on some popular routes. New and Returning Service Beginning Nov. 3, 2019, Southwest will add daily nonstop service between Baltimore/Washington and Greenville-Spartanburg. This route was…

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Southwest Airlines Expands to Hilo, Hawaii

Earlier this year, we wrote about Southwest Airlines Possible Further Hawaii Expansion, and their latest destination in Hawaii has officially been announced. The airline initially announced plans to serve four airports in Hawaii including Honolulu (Oahu), Kahului (Maui), Lihue (Kauai), and Kona (Big Island). However one airport which wasn’t initially announced was Hilo (Big Island), however…

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Andaz Maui Is The Southwest Airlines Crew Hotel!?!

Southwest Airlines recently launched service to Hawaii, starting with service to Honolulu, and have since added their second city of Kahului (Maui), which launched a few weeks ago. Southwest currently flies from Oakland and Honolulu to Maui, with San Jose service starting next month. It turns out that Southwest Airlines pilots and flight attendants have…

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Southwest Airlines Possible Further Hawaii Expansion

Southwest Airlines has announced plans to serve four airports in Hawaii including Honolulu (Oahu), Kahului (Maui), Lihue (Kauai), and Kona (Big Island). However one airport which wasn’t initially announced was Hilo (Big Island), however per a recent interview, it appears Southwest may be considering service there as well. What’s unique about Southwest’s Hawaii service compared…

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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Inter-Island Service

Southwest Airlines recently launched their inaugural Hawaii service from Oakland to Honolulu earlier this month. Starting April 28, 2019 the airline will be adding inter-island service between Honolulu (HNL) to Maui (OGG), followed by Honolulu (HNL) to Kona (KOA) on May 12, 2019. As these inter-island are as short as 40 minutes gate-to-gate, the airline will be offering…

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Southwest Airlines New Domestic Routes Announced

Southwest Airlines announced a few new routes across the U.S. as well as bringing back some other seasonal nonstop flights. New Daily Nonstop Routes Take Off Effective Aug. 10, 2019, Southwest will add weekend service between St. Louis and Salt Lake City. On Oct. 2, 2019, this route will be offered with daily service between the…

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Deal Alert: $49 Flights to Hawaii on Southwest Airlines

Southwest has now begun selling tickets to Hawaii. If you are planning a trip to Hawaii, check out the options that they have available now! To kick off their new flights, they’re offering flights as low as $49 from the mainland to Hawaii! Southwest Selling Tickets To Hawaii Your dream vacation is almost here! Soon Southwest®…

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Southwest Lands In Hawaii!

We have been covering Southwest’s plans to service Hawaii for months now, Latest Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update.There were concerns that the government shutdown would delay their plans for months, but it looks like it wasn’t so. Via Southwest’s Facebook page, they posted their first flight landing in Hawaii! Southwest Lands In Hawaii! Bottom Line Southwest fans…

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Southwest Airlines New Nonstop Routes and Returning Seasonal Service

Southwest Airlines announced a few new seasonal routes across the U.S. as well as bringing back some other seasonal nonstop flights. With this announcement, their new schedule is also posted, which means customers can book flights now through Oct. 1, 2019. However, Southwest Airlines still hasn’t started to sell flights to Hawaii, which is partially…

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Southwest Hawaii Flights Delayed For Months

Yesterday we told you about how Southwest Airlines will be Ending Mexico City Service. Today, there are reports out that Southwest’s Hawaii plans will be on delay. As reported by USAToday, Southwest is on a complete hold pending the end of the government shut down.  Southwest Hawaii Flights Delayed For Months Southwest Airlines’ long-awaited flights to Hawaii…

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Southwest Airlines Ends Mexico City Service

Southwest Airlines has announced they’ll be pulling out of Mexico City, Mexico on March 30, 2019 due to poor financial performance. Their only current route from Mexico City (MEX) is to Houston-Hobby (HOU). The four other current US airlines serving Mexico City (MEX) will still include American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue Airways, and United…

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Southwest Airlines Founder Herb Kelleher Passes Away

Some very sad news for those part of the Southwest Airlines family, as their founder Herb Kelleher passed away today at age 87. He founded Southwest back in 1967 as an airline offering intra-Texas airline service, however it’s grown to one of the largest carries in the U.S. with over 4,000 daily departures. Southwest Airlines shares the following:…

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Two Positive Southwest Airlines Cancellation Changes

Southwest Airlines has announced two positive changes when it comes to their cancellation policy on pet fees as well as unaccompanied minor fees. Starting this year, both pet fares and unaccompanied minor charges are now refundable, whether voluntary cancellation or involuntary flight cancellation such as weather. Per Southwest Airlines, We are excited to announce that as…

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Southwest Airlines Flight Attendant Brings Loaded Gun to Airport

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant was arrested this week for bringing a load gun to the airport. Transportation Security Administration security found the gun as she was going through the security checkpoint at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Details are vague as to if she was working a flight to traveling as a passenger. If she was…

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