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Flying Southwest Airlines With a Family: Three Ways We Were Surprised

We all have images in our head of how we think things will go, but sometimes the script of real life doesn’t play out the way you imagined. Sometimes it is far worse or more challenging than expected, but sometimes things work out even better than you hoped. Our first family flight on Southwest Airlines in a number of years surprised me in a few ways, and most of them were for the better. Before we get into the three…

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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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