If you have been keeping track of prices, you should see higher prices for points bookings, even though the cash price is still the same.
What makes this incredibly generous is that they are also waiving not just the fee, but also the fare price difference. This applies to both paid and award flights.
Southwest Airlines has extended its bookable flight schedule through November 5, 2021. Previously you were only able to book through August 16, so the extension now opens up dates for three more months.
A Southwest Airlines pilot went on a curse filled rant about Bay Area residents. It was caught on a hot mic and posted online, quickly going viral.
Southwest Airlines is adding 31 new routes to its network this Spring and Summer, with Austin and Myrtle Beach the focus of the expansions.
For almost a year now the airline had a pandemic policy of boarding passengers in smaller groups to promote social distancing.
Southwest Airlines is offering employees another round of voluntary leave as travel demand has yet to see the expected rebound this year. The packages offered vary between one and three months depending on the work group.
Southwest is expanding to two new cities in California. America’s low cost carrier will start flying to and from Fresno Yosemite International Airport (FAT) and Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), with service beginning in April 2021.
Southwest Airlines has announced that it will ban emotional support animals from all flights effective March 1. This follows similar announcements from other airlines, after a rule change was issued by the Department of Transportation in December.
Southwest Airlines has announced that Rapid Rewards Companion Pass Members who earned Companion Pass benefits previously extended through June 30, 2021, will benefit from an additional extension of their Companion Pass benefits through Dec. 31, 2021.
Southwest Airlines has extended its bookable flight schedule through August 16, 2021. Previously you were only able to book through April 11, so the extension now opens up dates for four more months.
Southwest is one of the most generous airlines when it comes to changes and cancellations. But now they are once again offering a great opportunity for those looking to change flights.
Southwest Airlines will launch 10 new routes as it starts serving two new airport early next year, Chicago O’Hare and Colorado Springs. These are two of the nine new destinations that Southwest is adding. Each airport with get 5 routes.
The airline has limited the number of seats for sale for months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. But starting December 1st, it will no longer keep middle seats empty on flights with high demand.
Southwest Airlines said on Wednesday it will continue to limit the number of seats sold on each flight, allowing middle seats to remain empty through November 30.
Southwest Airlines has extended its bookable flight schedule through April 11, 2021. Previously you were only able to book through January 4, so the extension now opens up the dates for three months into early Spring.
Southwest has added the ability for Rapid Rewards members to convert eligible travel funds into points. The option is already live and appears at the top of your account when you log in. The conversion rate is 1.282 cents per mile.
Southwest once again is letting travelers change flights for free, up to 14 days before, or after the flight date. What makes this incredibly generous is that they are also waiving not just the fee, but also the fare price difference. The new policy applies to both paid and award flights.