Southwest Schedule Extension
- Update (Jun. 10, 2021) – Southwest Airlines has extended its bookable flight schedule through January 5, 2021.
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. That means that you are able to book flights for the whole summer and fall.
Southwest is the nation’s largest domestic carrier and has plenty of loyal fans. So when this Southwest schedule extension is announced, it’s a big deal as they rush to grab their tickets on their favorite airline, which often offers the lowest prices on many routes. You can check flight schedules here.
It’s a good idea to start looking for travel dates early, especially for peak times. With travel making a comeback, you should jump on it now if you have travel plans. With Southwest’s refund policy, there’s not much to worry about. Even if you working towards a Companion Pass but don’t have it yet, you can book now and add a companion later. With the current big offer for Southwest credit cards, it’s a good idea to look into it if you plan to fly with them often. They have a big 100K offer for the Southwest Performance Business card. Personal cards have offers for 40K bonus points plus 3X on dining.
Southwest began boarding passengers in groups of 30 this month. It had been boarding passengers in groups of 10 during the pandemic. It also announced 31 new routes.