Southwest Airlines to add service from O’Hare Airport in 2021

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Southwest Airlines Announces Plans to Add Service at O’Hare Next Year

Southwest Arlines plans to offer flights out of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport next year, the airline announced Monday.



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The company, which has long operated out of Midway Airport, expects to add service to O’Hare Airport beginning in “the first half of 2021.” Details on schedules and fares are

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Southwest Airlines is launching new flights out west from CLT soon

Southwest Airlines announced plans to bring two new nonstop routes to Charlotte Douglas International Airport starting in November.

The move came less than a week after American Airlines confirmed it would resume its first nonstop flight to Europe since the coronavirus pandemic brought route cancellations to North Carolina.

Southwest will begin operating daily flights from CLT to Denver beginning Nov. 4, and will begin offering a seasonal flight from Charlotte

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Southwest Airlines Collaborating with Stanford University School of Medicine for Guidance Regarding the Southwest Promise

As part of the collaboration, Southwest will have access to an advisory council comprised of Stanford Medicine’s physician-scientists with knowledge and expertise in infectious diseases, prevention and testing protocols, and the latest medical research about COVID-19. This advisory council will provide insights to support Southwest’s commitment to keeping Safety as an uncompromising priority.

“We look forward to working with Stanford Medicine as we continue utilizing a science-based approach to develop

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Southwest Airlines to expand in Houston and Chicago in 2021

Southwest Airlines said Monday it will expand in Houston and Chicago by starting flights to those cities’ largest airports, stepping up its head-to-head competition against bigger airlines.

Southwest already serves smaller airports in both cities — Hobby in Houston and Midway in Chicago. The airline said it expects to return to Houston George Bush Intercontinental, where United is the dominant carrier, and launch service at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, where

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Southwest Airlines plans to add service out of O’Hare next year

Southwest Airlines plans to begin flying out of O’Hare International Airport by the middle of next year, the airline announced Monday.



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The Dallas-based airline has served Midway Airport since 1985 but has never operated flights from O’Hare.

Southwest, which has 4,800 Chicago-based employees, said expanding to O’Hare will not change its service at

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Southwest plans for Phoenix, Denver flights out of CLT

Southwest Airlines announced plans to bring two new nonstop routes to Charlotte Douglas International Airport starting in November.

The move came less than a week after American Airlines confirmed it would resume its first nonstop flight to Europe since the coronavirus pandemic brought route cancellations to North Carolina.

Southwest will begin operating daily flights from CLT to Denver beginning Nov. 4, and will begin offering a seasonal flight from Charlotte

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Southwest Airlines to Challenge Rivals at O’Hare and in Houston

Southwest will start service to Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport next year, the airline said Monday. The moves mean expanding Southwest’s already large footprint in Chicago to take on

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and in Houston, to an airport where United dominates.

Southwest’s move is one of the first signs of the tectonic shifts under way

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Southwest Airlines will expand to Houston Intercontinental, Chicago O’Hare airports in early 2021

Southwest Airlines will start service to Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental and Chicago O’Hare airports early next year, two markets where it already has a major presence.

Southwest, which flies now to Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby airports, is continuing its coronavirus pandemic strategy of flying to more U.S. airports to capture more customers.

“It’s very common for us to serve multiple airports in the same city, we just had not

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Southwest Airlines to serve Chicago O’Hare, Houston Intercontinental

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In a move that may alarm its larger rivals, Southwest Airlines said Monday that it is going to start service from Chicago’s and Houston’s main, larger airports.

In saying it will begin operations at Chicago’s O’Hare and Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental, Southwest said it will continue to fly from

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Southwest Airlines will expand to Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport

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Southwest Airlines to add Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush Intercontinental



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Southwest Airlines is on a tear adding new airports to its route map with Chicago O’Hare and Houston Bush Intercontinental due to join next year.

The Dallas-based carrier will add the large hubs of Chicago O’Hare (ORD) and

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Southwest Airlines apologized to a woman who was blocked from boarding a flight because of her black halter top



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  • Kayla Eubanks received an apology and a refund from Southwest Airlines after an employee barred her from boarding a flight to Chicago from New York City for wearing a “lewd, obscene, and offensive” top. 
  • Eubanks last week was stopped from boarding the flight at LaGuardia Airport by an employee for wearing a black halter top.
  • “I was told that passengers may look at me in
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Southwest Air to ‘Aggressively’ Add New Cities Amid Travel Slump

(Bloomberg) — Southwest Airlines Co. will continue to add new destinations to help boost revenue even as it seeks pay cuts from workers because of a collapse in travel demand.



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The Southwest Companion Pass is unquestionably one of the most valuable perks in the travel world. After earning the pass, you can choose a companion to travel with you for just the cost of taxes and fees on

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Southwest Airlines will have 12 new daily flights from MIA. Here are the details

Nearly a month after Southwest Airlines announced flights will be coming to the Miami International Airport for the first time, the airline has provided the details.

Starting Nov. 15, Southwest Airlines will have daily flights from MIA to Baltimore, Chicago through Midway Airport, Houston through Hobby Airport and Tampa, the airline announced on Thursday.

The airline will have 12 daily round-trip flights at MIA, which the company says will make

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Southwest Airlines to Begin Service to Palm Springs Beginning Nov. 15

Southwest Airlines announced Thursday it will begin year-round service to Palm Springs International Airport beginning next month.



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In addition to Palm Springs, the airline will begin flying to Oakland, Phoenix and Denver, all starting on Nov. 15, according to a Southwest spokesperson.

“Palm Springs is a great California destination” Southwest Airlines Chairman & CEO Gary Kelly said in a video message to employees previously. “Southwest

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Woman Says She Was Kicked Off Southwest Flight Over Shirt

As Kayla Eubanks was about to board a Southwest Airlines flight on Tuesday, she claims an employee stopped her and told her she was violating the airline’s “dress code” and was not able to do so. Eubanks documented the incident with a series of tweets and videos.

“Y’all I was KICKED OFF my @SouthwestAir flight because my boobs are ‘lewd, obscene and offensive.’ I was told that passengers may look

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Southwest Airlines to fly between Oakland and Palm Springs for $79 roundtrip

Oakland International Airport announced Thursday that Southwest Airlines will begin nonstop service between San Francisco’s East Bay and Palm Springs, California (PSP) twice per day starting Nov. 15.

Southbound flights will depart Oakland at 9:05 a.m. and 6:45 p.m. Return flights depart PSP at 8:30 a.m. and 4:25 p.m. for the hour-or-so trip.

Fares are for sale on Southwest.com starting Thursday, and a quick check shows the cheapest OAK-PSP roundtrips

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Southwest Airlines to Ask Unions for Concessions as Stimulus Hopes Hang by a Thread

Southwest Airlines (NYSE:LUV) is famous within the notoriously volatile airline industry for earning 47 consecutive years of profits and avoiding layoffs and furloughs throughout its half-century history. However, since July, management has been warning that demand isn’t recovering quickly enough to enable the airline to support its current payroll.

As recently as last week, it seemed like the federal government was on the verge of providing additional relief funding to

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