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…

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…

Southwest Millions of Points Giveaway

Southwest has a new giveaway. They have million of points for California residents and 100K points for those of us who don’t live in Cali. California Offer Promo Page The contest offers the following ways to win: Daily Drawings – Sign up and you will automatically be entered into a drawing every day from March…

Southwest Fare Sale Starting At $44 One Way

There’s a new Southwest fare sale with fares as low as $44 one-way, or 2,300 points plus $5.60. There’s only one route available at the lowest price point, but you can check out other routes for more discounted airfare. You need to book by February 15, 2018, 11:59 p.m. in the respective time zone of the originating…

Southwest Will Soon Start Flying To Hawaii

Southwest plans to use its new Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, which it added earlier this month, to fly between the mainland and Hawaii. It must first receive regulatory approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for extended over-water operations, a process that will begin soon. As for routes and pricing, there’s no information yet.