Southwest is offering some people the opportunity to get a taste of A-List perks for three months. The offer was sent out by email in recent days.
A Southwest Airlines pilot was recorded on a hot mic ranting and trash talking Bay Area residents. The short clip went viral online after being recorded by Live ATC, which livestreams air traffic control audio transmissions.
Southwest Airlines is betting on increased leisure travel for spring and summer, with another expansion. The airlines is adding 31 new routes to its leisure network with focus on Myrtle Beach, South Carolina and Austin, Texas.
For almost a year now, Southwest Airlines had a pandemic policy of boarding passengers in smaller groups to promote social distancing.
The airline said it will extend the benefits for current tier status Members and Companion Pass holders. It is also extended expiration date for travel funds and adding the option to convert them into Rapid Rewards points.
Besides $600 checks, additional unemployment assistance and much more, the package also includes $15 billion to help airlines maintain their payrolls.