Southwest Airlines Has Been Under FAA Investigation For a Year

The Wall Street Journal revealed today that Southwest Airlines has been under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration for a year. The investigation is focused on its aircraft weight and balance calculations, which is a critical step before takeoff. It began back in February 2018. Based on internal documents and interviews, as many as one third of Southwest’s…

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Southwest Says NO to Basic Economy and Baggage Fees

Most American carriers have now introduced Basic Economy to their ticket offerings. JetBlue is next in line to do so. That’s a bare bones ticket that really doesn’t guarantee you much else besides a seat on a plane. But it looks like Southwest will not be mimicking it’s competitors. They also do not plan to…