Southwest Airlines has a new offer for buying or gifting Rapid Rewards points and getting 30% to 50% (account specific bonus) until November 1, 2016.
A Southwest Airlines flight was evacuated after yet another Samsung Note 7 cellphone of a passenger caught fire on a flight from Louisville, KY to Baltimore.
Spicy detail about this most recent incident is that it was caused by a device that was already exchanged by Samsung through the recall measures of the last few weeks. [click to continue…]
Southwest Airlines sent out emails today to its A-List and A-List Preferred Rapid Rewards members introducing them to a new status benefit.
Effective today, A-List and A-List Preferred members are eligible for free same day stand-by between the same city pairs and within two hours of original flight(s). Note that this benefit is only for status members. Other passengers on the same itinerary are not eligible for it unless they have A-List status too. [click to continue…]
Rocketmiles has launched a new promotion for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards points – 3,000 bonus points for your first hotel booking with Rocketmiles which is valid until October 30, 2016.
Rapid Rewards members can earn 3,000 bonus miles in top of the 1,000 to 10,000 miles per night they usually earn for hotels bookings made through the Rocketmiles. [click to continue…]
The U.S. Department of Transportation (usually referred to as DOT) released consent orders on Friday against Alaska, United, American, Air Canada and Southwest.
These airlines had failed to comply with the DOT rules that deal with involuntarily denied boarding and damaged/lost luggage. The DOT fined these airlines $35K to $45 each. [click to continue…]
It hasn’t been a good week for Southwest Airlines as the airline suffered the worst system outage in it’s history caused by a router issue and failure of all backup systems the resulted in more than 2300 cancellations.
Thousands of additional flights were substantially delayed as the airline slowly moves back to normal operations. [click to continue…]
Choice Privileges has launched promotion for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards member stays between June 15 – August 15, 2016.
Member can earn double Rapid Rewards points (600 base + 600 bonus) for their stays worldwide. [click to continue…]
Marriott Rewards has launched new airline related bonus miles promotion for stays at more than 300 full service hotels in the Americas between June 1 – August 31, 2016.
American Airlines, Delta, Southwest and United frequent flier program members can earn 1,000 bonus miles for up to five stays that are booked by July 15. [click to continue…]
Best Western Rewards has launched a triple miles offer for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards members.
You can earn 1,800 Rapid Rewards points (600 base + 1,200 bonus) for stays in the United States, Canada and Caribbean that are both booked and consumed April 14 – June 19, 2016. [click to continue…]
Yes they did it again! Just a day after it was reported that Southwest kicked a Muslim lady off one of their flights, another incident became public where they ejected a UC Berkeley grad student for talking in Arabic on his cellphone.
The 26 year old was on a flight from Los Angeles to Oakland when this incident occurred. [click to continue…]
Southwest Airlines seems to have affection for making headlines by removing Muslim passengers from their flights, this time it involves a woman who asked her male seatmates to change seats due to her religion.
The lady was seated in a middle seat between two male passengers and she inquired directly with them short after which the flight attendant instructed her to leave the aircraft. [click to continue…]