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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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Southwest Airlines Announces New Routes from Nashville and More

Southwest Airlines announced several new routes across the U.S. with many being added to/from Nashville, TN as well as a few other airpots With this announcement, their new schedule is also posted, which means customers can book flights now through Aug. 5, 2019. However, one thing to point out is that the airline still hasn’t…

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Southwest Airlines Pulls Out of Seattle’s Paine Field Airport

Southwest Airlines has announced they’ll be cutting their planned service out of Seattle’s newest airport Paine Field, which is Seattle’s smaller airport located North of the city, before they even started flying there. You’ll recall the initial announcement of Southwest Airlines Adds Seattle Everett’s Paine Field Service. Their initial slots will be going to Alaska Airlines who…

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Southwest Airlines Launches Several New Routes

Southwest Airlines has launched several new routes across the U.S. with many new routes being added to/from San Jose, Calif; Burbank; and New York (LaGuardia) to name a few of the highlights. With this announcement, their new schedule is also posted, which means customers can book flights now through June 8, 2019. However, one thing to point out…

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Southwest Airlines Offers Free Movies Onboard Flights

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll now be offering customers complimentary movies onboard their flights. With this latest enhancement, Southwest customers will now enjoy free movies, messaging music and live TV onboard, when using their own devices such as laptops or iPads. The airline doesn’t offer any form of seatback entertainment, so while it’s great they’re no…

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Southwest Airlines Changes EarlyBird Pricing Model

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be changing their popular EarlyBird Pricing Model, which currently is offered at $15. The new pricing will be a variable pricing of $15, $20, and $25 depending on the length of route and EarlyBird demand on that particular route. Per Southwest Airlines, Until now, the price for EarlyBird has been a flat rate for…

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Southwest Airlines Cracking Down on Emotional Support Animal Policy

Southwest Airlines plans to crack down on their emotional support animal policy for its passengers starting in September. The airline will become more restrictive on the type of pets that will be considered an emotional support animal and now will include only cats and dogs. It appears Southwest is following in Delta’s footsteps, as Delta Cracks…

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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Update; Plans to Sell Flights Soon

We recently covered how Southwest Airlines announced their Hawaii destinations as part of their latest Hawaii flight plan update. The four cities in Hawaii which the airline will serve are Honolulu, HI (Oahu); Kahului, HI (Maui); Kona, HI (Island of Hawaii); and Lihue, HI (Kauai). The four initial cities from the mainland will be Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC); Oakland…

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Southwest Airlines to Stop Serving Peanuts Onboard Flights

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll stop serving peanuts onboard their flights as of August 1, 2018, in order to be mindful of the impact of those customers with peanut/peanut-dust related allergies. The airline is closely looking at their onboard offerings and even says that snack testing is underway now, so stay tuned for future updates, to see what new…

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Southwest Airlines Expands at Dallas Love Field (DAL) and Exciting Route News

On the heels of Southwest Airlines to Add More LaGuardia and Washington Reagan (DCA) Flights, the latest route announcement comes that Southwest will be adding new service from their home at Dallas Love Field (DAL) starting early next year. I’ll add that this route annoucement doesn’t share any updates about their Hawaii service beyond what’s already been announced…

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Southwest Airlines Expands at NYC LaGuardia (LGA) and Reagan (DCA) and More

Southwest Airlines announced they’ll be launching some new routes across the country as they’ve published their flight schedule through Jan. 6, 2019. Expect to see new service from New York (LGA) and Washington Reagan (DCA) as a few of the highlights. We previously covered how Southwest Airlines to Add More LaGuardia and Washington Reagan (DCA) Flights, as a…

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