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This is the thread for all random/general questions about Southwest. The official airline code for Southwest is WN as SW was taken by Air Namibia, but many people on the forums refer to Southwest as SW since no one talks about Air Namibia ever.

For questions about any of the SW CC's, see here.
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #60 on: October 06, 2014, 11:12:59 AM »
nor was it to tell you that they are starting a new route.


Could have fooled me.

After waiting so long, Southwest is finally starting up the direct LGA-DAL flights (Nov 2)

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #61 on: October 06, 2014, 11:15:51 AM »

Could have fooled me.


Should have written "after waiting for so long since their announcement". My bad
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #62 on: October 06, 2014, 11:17:27 AM »
Actually, I think it's noteworthy to mention the new route. I'm just not as surprised that WN has (i) cheap fares, (ii) on an introductory route.
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #63 on: October 06, 2014, 04:00:08 PM »
If I fly Southwest with a companion (pass), then I (the account holder) change my flight, will they realize and not let the companion fly without the holder, or do they say that and actually not realize.

I ask this because I have flown with a companion a few times and I do not recall southwest ever asking about the companion pass. Now I have the flights booked and need to change my flight. Only my flight.

Any advice appreciated.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #64 on: October 06, 2014, 04:04:30 PM »
If I fly Southwest with a companion (pass), then I (the account holder) change my flight, will they realize and not let the companion fly without the holder, or do they say that and actually not realize.

I ask this because I have flown with a companion a few times and I do not recall southwest ever asking about the companion pass. Now I have the flights booked and need to change my flight. Only my flight.

Any advice appreciated.
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #65 on: October 06, 2014, 04:07:58 PM »
If I fly Southwest with a companion (pass), then I (the account holder) change my flight, will they realize and not let the companion fly without the holder, or do they say that and actually not realize.

I ask this because I have flown with a companion a few times and I do not recall southwest ever asking about the companion pass. Now I have the flights booked and need to change my flight. Only my flight.

Any advice appreciated.
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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #66 on: October 06, 2014, 04:48:55 PM »
why not look up like ten freaking posts are u kidding!!!!!!!
Ay, I skimmed. Clearly I could have been more efficient with time; and the time of others. I apologize.

Thank you, and the others for your (advice) time.


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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #67 on: October 06, 2014, 05:56:29 PM »
Thank you, and the others for your (advice) time.
Although, I'm not convinced it'll be a problem...
But my wife would never agree to fly in this scenario and take the chance.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #68 on: October 06, 2014, 08:44:40 PM »
You get to board in between A&B (although I think officially only if you have children under a certain age - not sure what age).
If your flying with a child under 5 you get to board between A and B.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #69 on: October 23, 2014, 08:50:31 PM »
Is SW flying out of JFK now???


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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #70 on: October 23, 2014, 08:55:52 PM »
Is SW flying out of JFK now???
Not according to their interactive map.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #71 on: November 01, 2014, 11:19:25 PM »
Did a quick search but couldn't find the answer.
Do I need to pay miles or $ for a ticket for a child under 2?

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #72 on: November 01, 2014, 11:48:18 PM »
Did a quick search but couldn't find the answer.
Do I need to pay miles or $ for a ticket for a child under 2?

What did you search for in that "quick" search? "Do I need to pay miles or $ for a ticket for a child under 2?"

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #73 on: November 02, 2014, 12:18:28 AM »
Did a quick search but couldn't find the answer.
Do I need to pay miles or $ for a ticket for a child under 2?

easy info to find on sw website. either way the answer is no as a lap child. if you want another seat for the child then yes.

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Re: Southwest questions
« Reply #74 on: November 02, 2014, 12:36:33 AM »
easy info to find on sw website. either way the answer is no as a lap child. if you want another seat for the child then yes.
Thanks! That's what I thought but just wanted to make sure.
What did you search for in that "quick" search? "Do I need to pay miles or $ for a ticket for a child under 2?"
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