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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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Southwest Airlines Adds Seattle Everett’s Paine Field Service

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching new service to Everett’s Paine Field, located about 30 miles north of downtown Seattle and 40 miles north of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, which Southwest currently serves. Routes haven’t announced yet, but I’d expect service to be to/from Los Angeles, Oakland, and/or Las Vegas based on their current route network. Per the…

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Southwest Airlines Launches Several New Routes for 2018

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching several new routes across the country as they’ve published their summer schedule for 2018. Expect to see new service from Oakland, San Antonio, and Cancun to name a few of the highlights. Additionally, Southwest will be pulling out of Flint, Michigan, which it currently serves year round from Chicago–Midway and seasonally from Fort…

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Southwest Airlines Announces Hawaii Service in 2018

Southwest Airlines announced they’re finally going to be headed to Hawaii! The airline will begin selling tickets in 2018 pending government approval, however specific routes haven’t yet been announced. However, the airline hasn’t announced which cities in California will be the first to see the new Hawaii flights, however LAX is guaranteed. I wouldn’t be…

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California Residents: How to Score Southwest Airlines Companion Pass for Free

Southwest Airlines is really trying hard to compete in California for business. We’ve seen this by the airline offering an A List Status Challenge for California Residents last month. Frequent Miler reports, the airline has sent out emails to California Residents with an offer to earn a Southwest Airlines Companion Pass just by signing up for…

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Southwest Airlines to Launch Phoenix to New York (LGA) Nonstop Service

Southwest Airlines is planning to launch new nonstop service between Phoenix Sky Harbor and New York’s LaGuardia on Saturdays starting April 18, 2018. The new flight will depart Phoenix at 11:10 am and arrives into New York at 7pm, with a return leaving at 4pm, arriving into Phoenix at 6:40pm. Due to LaGuardia’s perimeter rule, which…

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Southwest Airlines A-List Status Match through 2017

Southwest Airlines has launched a Status Match offer, for residents of California, where you can match your elite status on another airline and receive A-List Status through the end of 2017. The airline doesn’t say which airlines they’re matching from meaning it seems that as long as you have any sort of status on another…

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Southwest Airlines Launches New Routes from California and More

Southwest Airlines announced its’ plans to expand their service to/from California. The airline plans to add several new routes to/from San Jose, CA and Sacramento to desitnations throughout the country. Additionally the ailirne plans to Saturday service to Cancun from both Columbus, Ohio, and New Orleans. Per Southwest Airlines, Southwest Airlines announced a substantial investment for…

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