Category Archives for Southwest.

Booking Unpublished Southwest Fare Results in Audit & “Illegal Itinerary” Cancelation


On January 27, 2014, Southwest Airlines took a leap forward by starting to sell tickets to international destinations.  Initially, Southwest flew to only 3 international destinations: Aruba, Bahamas, and Jamaica.  Now flying to 11 international destinations in 7 countries (plus San Juan, Puerto Rico), Southwest Airlines has started to become a viable option for US-based…

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Earn Thousands of Bonus Miles by Shopping Online for Back to School Supplies

Anyone who follows these blogs knows that using online shopping portals is a great way to accelerate your miles and points earnings, and rack up thousands of bonus miles for purchasing things that you were planning to purchase anyway. You can earn 2, 3, 4, or even up to 10 or more bonus miles per dollar…

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AmEx Premier Rewards Gold Card Airline Fee Credit Works for Southwest Gift Cards, But Not for United

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On June 1st, the American Express Premier Rewards Gold card got some new benefits, including double points at restaurants, the elimination of foreign transaction fees, and a $100 airline fee credit. For these extra benefits, the annual fee was raised from $175 to $195 ($0 Intro Annual Fee for the 1st year, then $195). These…

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Southwest Passenger Ejected after Jabbing Snoring Neighbor w/ Pen…now w/ pic

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A Southwest passenger was ejected from a flight after allegedly jabbing her seat mate with a pen for snoring. The passengers were traveling on Southwest Flight 577 from Chicago-Midway to Manchester, New Hampshire. The incident occurred as the plane was taxiing to the runway. The pilot decided to return to the gate in order to eject the female…

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A New(er) Plane Takes to the Skies for Delta

Back at the end of October Delta launched its first flights on the Boeing 717s they acquired from AirTran / Southwest. On October 25th, Delta’s first 717 jets configured in a 110 seat layout flew passengers from Atlanta (ATL) to Newark (EWR). By the end of 2015, Southwest will have turned over its entire fleet of 88 Boeing…

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