The polar vortex that swept the nation last week caused a lot of chaos. For airlines, in particular, things got quite tricky. However, one fared worse than the rest. Yup, Southwest is in operational Hell, and it doesn't look like it'll get better any time soon. … [Read more...] about Southwest is in Operational Hell
Hawaii Residents – Win Free Flights on Southwest!
Southwest Airlines is trying hard to win over Hawaii residents. Initially, their strategy included really great fare specials. Now, however, they're giving us the opportunity to win free flights on Southwest! … [Read more...] about Hawaii Residents – Win Free Flights on Southwest!
Southwest 1400 Hilo to Honolulu
For our flight home, we flew Southwest again. This time it was Southwest 1400 Hilo to Honolulu, which is a much better experience compared to flying out of Kona. However, there are some peculiarities to be aware of. … [Read more...] about Southwest 1400 Hilo to Honolulu
Confirmed: Chase Credits Online Upgraded Boarding
Recently, Southwest Airlines made Upgraded Boarding available for purchase online. At the time, we weren't sure how that would work with one of their credit cards. Thankfully, we finally know that Chase credits online Upgraded Boarding purchases. … [Read more...] about Confirmed: Chase Credits Online Upgraded Boarding
The Motley Fool Thinks Southwest Should Cease Intra-Hawaii Service
If you didn't know, there's a fare ware here in Hawaii. Because of this, the Motley Fool thinks Southwest should cease intra-Hawaii service. I think they're being foolish. … [Read more...] about The Motley Fool Thinks Southwest Should Cease Intra-Hawaii Service
Southwest Award Flights Count Toward Status Thru 11/30
Recently, Southwest Airlines ran a fast and furious promotion to earn a temporary Companion Pass for booking a roundtrip flight. Now, they're back with another - Southwest award flights count toward status. By the way, this applies retroactively too! … [Read more...] about Southwest Award Flights Count Toward Status Thru 11/30
Buy Southwest Upgraded Boarding Online
Good news! You can finally buy Southwest Upgraded Boarding online! That makes things hugely more convenient if you want to get on the plane earlier but didn't purchase Business Select or Early Bird Check-In. … [Read more...] about Buy Southwest Upgraded Boarding Online
Fly Intra-Hawaii on Southwest for $39!
The other day, Hawaiian Airlines began offering double HawaiianMiles on inter-island flights for no apparent reason. Well, now I know why. You can now fly intra-Hawaii on Southwest for $39! That's a great price! … [Read more...] about Fly Intra-Hawaii on Southwest for $39!
Wow! Southwest Eliminated Flight Credit Expirations!
Flight credits have become one of the latest pain points in travel today. However, one airline is taking away that pain point as Southwest eliminated flight credit expirations this past Wednesday! … [Read more...] about Wow! Southwest Eliminated Flight Credit Expirations!
Southwest Airlines Flight 370 OGG-HNL
Our final flight of 2021 was Southwest Airlines flight 370 OGG-HNL - another 30-minute hop between Kahului and Honolulu. We had a bit more drama with this flight than on the one out. But, overall, it was an uneventful one. … [Read more...] about Southwest Airlines Flight 370 OGG-HNL