Southwest Airlines Buy & Gift Rapid Rewards Points 30% Targeted Discount September 12 – 18, 2017

Southwest Airlines has a new targeted offer for buying or gifting Rapid Rewards points and getting 30% discount between September 12 – 18, 2017.

Southwest Airlines Buy Rapid Rewards Points Campaign September 2017You can buy 60,000 Rapid Rewards point in a transactions and this is daily maximum as well. Southwest doesn’t limit the number of points you can purchase in a year.

Southwest Rapid Rewards California A-List Status Match Offer Between August 31 – December 15, 2017

Southwest has extended new status match offer for Rapid Rewards members that have their account address in California.

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Members can get instant A-List status, if having elite status with any US based airline, through December 31, 2017 and can extend it by year (December 31, 2018) by flowing six segment by the end of the year.

Gross: Entire Planeload Of Southwest Airlines Passenger Baggage Contaminated By Sewage At Nashville Airport

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Imagine you’re getting your baggage back after the flight and it’s drenched in sewage which is exactly what happened to passengers of Southwest Airlines who flew out of Nashville last week.

A toilet located right above the baggage handling area malfunctioned and cause the sewage to drip right onto the belongings stored on the floor underneath.

Fabulous Fridays: Empty Flights!

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This week’s Fabulous Fridays is about something we rarely see in the airline industry these days, practically empty flights!

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I flew last night from Providence to Orlando on a Southwest Airlines 737-800 with 175 seats, but there were only 48 total passengers on board, leaving over 120 seats empty.

Southwest Airlines To Stop Overbooking Flights By June 2017

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Southwest CEO made some remarks during the earnings call on Thursday and stated at the airline had reduced the overbooking percentage recently due to more passengers showing up for their flights.

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The airline, however, had already planned to end this practice altogether and had decided to go ahead with it after the recent United incident by June 2017.

“My Little Pony” Or Emotional Support Animal? (Only In The US……)

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First there was the pig (read more here), then the turkey (read more here), that dog that couldn’t walk due to being too fat (read more here), the rooster (read more here) and now this “One Trick Pony”.

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The emotional support animal rules appears to be very lax in the United States and anyone can buy off of internet “vest” identifying their favorite pet as one (emotional support animal) instead of going through the proper channels.

Southwest Airlines Pilot Caught With Loaded Gun At Albany Airport TSA Checkpoint

A Southwest Airlines First Officer was caught with a loaded firearm while undergoing a routine airport security check before he was about to board the flight he was scheduled on.

TSA said the gun was loaded with six bullets and the pilot is currently on $200 bail after being charged with misdemeanor criminal possession of a weapon.

Southwest Buy & Gift Rapid Rewards Points 30% Discount Promo April 4 – 28, 2017

Southwest Airlines has a new offer for buying or gifting Rapid Rewards points and getting 30% discount between April 4 – 28, 2017.

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Buy Points April 2017

You can access this offer on Southwest’s buy Rapid Rewards points website (handled by Points.com) here.

Major U.S. Airlines (AA/DL/UA/SW) Apparently Veered Clear Of Penalties For Collusion After Justice Department Drops Probe

Four major U.S. airlines seem to have dodged a bullet after a collusion probe from the U.S. Justice Department has been downshifted due to lack of evidence.

The carriers (American, Delta, Southwest and United) received subpoenas roughly a year ago when investigators dug deeper into the development of airfares and capacity.

Southwest Buy & Gift Rapid Rewards Points 40% Bonus Promo January 10 – 24, 2017

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Southwest Airlines has a new offer for buying or gifting Rapid Rewards points and getting 40% bonus between January 10 – 24, 2017.

Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Buy Points January 2017

You can access this offer on Southwest’s buy Rapid Rewards points website (handled by Points.com) here.

UPDATE: Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Qualification Changes? (Effective March 1, 2017)

A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped me an email about changes made to the transactions that qualify towards the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass and I made a post about it earlier this week (read more here).

Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Qualification Changes March 31 2017

The Companion Pass has (or at least should have) been a perk for those that travel a lot on the airline. The designated companion has been able to fly complimentary with the Companion Pass holder. Southwest first changed the Companion Pass qualifying activity as of January 1, 2017, but moved the effective date to Match 31 after public backlash.

Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Qualification Changes?

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A LoyaltyLobby reader dropped me an email about changes made to the transactions that qualify towards the Southwest Airlines Companion Pass.

Southwest Airlines Companion Pass Qualification Changes

The Companion Pass has been a perk for those that travel a lot on the airline. The designated companion has been able to fly complimentary with the Companion Pass holder. The airline has now apparently tightened what qualifies towards the status.

Southwest Buy Rapid Rewards Points 30% – 50% Bonus Until November 1, 2016

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.

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You can access this offer on Southwest’s Buy Rapid Rewards points website (handled by Points.com) here.

Southwest Aircraft Evacuated After Yet Another Fire Caused By An (Already Exchanged) Samsung Note 7

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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.

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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.

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