SWA, JetBlue and Alaska win Mexico City routes

The Department of Transportation has tentatively redistributed the landing rights in Mexico City and New York that it is requiring Delta and Aeromexico to surrender under the terms of the antitrust immunity approval the DOT awarded in December. In an order issued Thursday, three U.S. carriers received all that they requested. Alaska has been tentatively … Read moreSWA, JetBlue and Alaska win Mexico City routes

Southwest Airlines to Update In-Flight Wi-Fi, Entertainment

Southwest Airlines has announced a new set of connectivity agreements with Panasonic Avionics Corporation (Panasonic) and Global Eagle Entertainment (GEE) aimed at enhancing its in-flight Wi-Fi and entertainment.  The agreement with Panasonic provides for their Global Communications Services, which include Wi-Fi and live television, to be offered on a portion of the carrier’s fleet, with … Read moreSouthwest Airlines to Update In-Flight Wi-Fi, Entertainment

Southwest Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Service From Fort Lauderdale to Varadero, Cuba

By Newswire | November 14, 2016 Southwest Airlines also announced that it intends to begin once daily service from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara, Cuba (SNU) on Thursday, December 15. Here’s the latest. Varadero, Cuba // Photo by Joe Pike Southwest Airlines Co. has inaugurated service between South Florida and Cuba with the scheduled 11:00 … Read moreSouthwest Airlines Inaugurates Nonstop Service From Fort Lauderdale to Varadero, Cuba

Some Southwest planes getting new seats

Exciting news from Travel Weekly…..   Some Southwest planes getting new seats By Robert Silk / June 21, 2016 Southwest plans to install new seats on 28 jets by the end of the year. 9 — Southwest Airlines said new seats on reconfigured Boeing 737-800 aircraft will be the widest 737 economy seats in the … Read moreSome Southwest planes getting new seats