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Southwest Will Fly to Hawaii From These Cities

Today is the day that Southwest announced the four lucky California airports that will serve as their initial gateway cities to the four Hawaii destinations of Honolulu, Maui, Kona, and Kauai. Southwest Airlines’ nonstop service to Hawaii will initially operate from Oakland, San Diego, San Jose, and Sacramento!   They did not release the specific route map, but we now know where Southwest will fly to in Hawaii and where those flights will leave from on the mainland. We had…

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Southwest Saying Aloha To These Hawaiian Destinations

We have known that Southwest is going to fly to Hawaii for more than six months, but we haven’t known the exact when’s or where’s of the situation. The full range of details is still forthcoming as the airline is still awaiting all of the proper certifications to operate those overwater routes, but you can continue your planning process now that we know where Southwest will operate within the Hawaiian Islands thanks to today’s announcement.   While Southwest plans to…

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Much Love to Southwest Flight 1380

As you have probably seen, Southwest Flight #1380 from New York LaGuardia to Dallas Love Field diverted to Philadelphia today for an emergency landing after a significant issue with one engine that caused a nearby window to rupture and resulted in the death of one woman. All of the images, audio, videos, and even a Facebook Live that was taken from that flight as it descended look absolutely horrific. How terrifying it would be to have a window blown and a…

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Southwest Making Progress Towards Flying to Hawaii as Early as 2018

Southwest is making progress towards flying to Hawaii as early as 2018, with a recent announcement that they have secured space to operate in Honolulu. Not only that, but they are acutely aware of what operations to Southwest can do for the level of interest in their co-branded credit card and Rapid Rewards program…

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Cheap Family International Summer Travel From 2,302 Points

Earlier this week Southwest Airlines released their summer booking schedule so you can now make your summer 2018 family travel reservations using points or dollars via Southwest through August 6, 2018. I’ve been playing around with a fair amount over the weekend and frankly, I’m a little blown away with how attainable they are making international family travel, even during the busy summer months.   How attainable? How about flying nonstop from Houston – Cancun and back in June…

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New Southwest Routes + Summer 2018 Bookings Now Available

While there were some technical glitches that delayed the process by a few hours, you can now book Southwest flights for summer 2018 travel all the way through August 6, 2018! As is typical when Southwest extends their schedule, there have also been some route additions and subtractions. A notable subtraction is that Southwest will no longer serve Flint, Michigan, as of June 6, 2018.   Summer 2018 Southwest Route Changes However, in better news, Southwest is starting up daily…

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