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Southwest Airlines to start flying to Atlanta

Southwest Airlines will begin service to Atlanta with an initial schedule of 15 daily nonstop departures to five destinations:  Baltimore/Washington, Chicago Midway, Denver, Houston Hobby, and Austin! With initial fares for nonstop travel as low as $79 one-way, the first Southwest flights to and from Georgia will be an exciting milestone as Southwest fills a hole in its robust route map. To see a visual of Atlanta’s route map, click here.  Here’s what the schedule looks like: BEGINNING FEB. 12, 2012: $99 each way between Atlanta and Austin - two daily nonstop roundtrips $79 each way between Atlanta and Baltimore/Washington - four daily nonstop ...

Southwest rated Number one for customer service

Consumer Reports says Southwest Airlines has the best customer service among the nation’s largest airlines. Consumer Reports surveyed fliers on service issues such as ease of check-in, cabin-crew service, cabin cleanliness, baggage handling, seat comfort and in-flight entertainment. The survey reflects responses from nearly 15,000 readers who flew during the 12 months ended January 31, 2011. The most frequent complaints among all airlines were uncomfortable seats and excessive fees. Here are the Consumer Reports airline scores, with 100 as highest possible score: Southwest Airlines (87) JetBlue Airways Corp. (84) Alaska Airlines (79) Frontier Airlines (78) AirTran Holdings Inc. (74) Continental Airlines (72) American Airlines (65) Delta Airlines ...

Southwest International Connect

Effective November 12, 2010, you’ll be able to buy tickets to, from, and within Mexico at southwest.com! Southwest will be partnering with Volaris, Mexico’s second-largest airline, in order to offer their Customers connections between cities in the Western part of their network and five of Volaris’ Mexican destinations—Cancun, Guadalajara, Morelia, Toluca/Mexico City, and Zacatecas—connecting via Los Angeles, Oakland, and San Jose. This will bring up to 85 new roundtrip markets onto the Southwest grid, which will be phased in through November and December! And if your travels take you between cities inside Los Estados Unidos de Mexico, Volaris ...

Southwest Airlines Wi-Fi

Today, Southwest Airlines announced, after many months of price tests, Customer surveys, and industry observations, that they are revealing a special introductory flat rate of $5 for wi-fi aboard Southwest flights! That's right ... for only $5 you can have full access to the Internet from departure to arrival. Southwest plans to stay at a flat rate of $5 for all flight lengths and device types (laptop or handheld) as they continue to add to their growing number of WiFi-enabled aircraft. As of today, Southwest has 32 planes installed with the Row 44 system, and they are adding to that number ...

Southwest to fly non-stop from Newark

Southwest will bring their brand of Freedom, Low Fares, and GREAT service to Newark/Liberty International Airport beginning March 27, 2011!  Initially, Southwest will offer six weekday roundtrips between Newark and Chicago and two daily roundtrips between Newark and St. Louis, with connecting service beyond Chicago and St. Louis to 48 other Southwest destinations.  Later in 2011, Southwest will be adding even more flights, fully utilizing the 18 pairs of slots they recently acquired—so be on the lookout for more info coming soon! You’ll find Southwest in Terminal A, where they will operate out of A10, A14, and A15.  From Liberty International Airport, it’s ...

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