Category Archives for Southwest.

Amadeus Down — Check-in Problems and Delays Worldwide

Numerous airports and carriers throughout the world are experiencing varying delays today, as the Altea software suite produced by the GDS provider Amadeus is reportedly suffering from IT problems. While reservations and inventory management systems are still functional, it appears that the “departure control system” side of things has suffered outages. As such, passengers have been…

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Now Boarding: 64 Dog & Cat Evacuees on Southwest! Relocating from Texas to San Diego Shelters

Southwest Airlines flew 64 dogs and cats last Tuesday from shelters in Texas to the Helen Woodward Animal Center (HWAC) in San Diego. The relocation was essential as shelters in Texas looked to make room for all the animals displaced by Hurricane Harvey. The best part of this flight of course were all the pictures…

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Southwest Adds Free Standby as A-List Benefit

Southwest announces new free standby benefit

It’s easy to forget that Southwest Airlines actually carries more domestic passengers than any other US airlines. They carry a decent a number of business travelers, and have their own loyalty program to match. Delta, American, and United all offer free same-day standby to certain elite members, where you can move to an earlier or later flight without a…

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DOT Grants Havana Flights to 8 US Airlines – Airline & City Details Here

Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, and United have been tentatively granted rights to fly from the US to Havana, Cuba! In the tentative decision, DOT stated that this proceeding provides an opportunity to introduce scheduled service to Havana after more than 50 years of U.S.-Cuba services being absent altogether or limited only to…

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Southwest Unveils New Uniforms & “Widest 737 Economy Seat in the Market” w/ Bold Blue eLeather

Southwest today unveiled its new employee-designed uniforms as well as the “widest 737 economy seat in the market”. Below is the full press release and pictures! Southwest Airlines Co. is bringing the Heart of their Employees front and center with the announcement of the carrier’s first-ever Employee-designed uniforms and Boeing 737-800 aircraft Heart interior featuring…

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