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Southwest Rapid Rewards Priority Card Review (2020)

Southwest Airlines has some fantastic co-branded credit cards with Chase. Of their three personal cards, my favorite one is the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Priority Card, so in this post I wanted to take a closer look at what makes this card so special.…

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New Southwest Credit Card 75K Bonuses: Which Is Best?

Southwest Airlines is one of the most popular airlines in the US thanks to their extensive domestic route network, their lack of change and cancelation fees, their two free checked bags, and their generally great customer service. It's not surprising…

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Southwest Airlines Pilots Sue Boeing For $100 Million

Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA), which represents nearly 10,000 Southwest Airlines pilots, has just filed a lawsuit against Boeing for $100 million. The lawsuit has been filed in the District Court of Dallas County, and involves pilots…

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Best Southwest Credit Card: Not What You Think

Chase and Southwest Airlines have a total of five co-branded credit cards. They've really upped their game when it comes to the quality of these cards, as they offer some great sign-up bonuses and perks. However, in this post I wanted to make a case…

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Is The Southwest Premier Business Card Worth It?

Chase and Southwest Airlines have two business credit cards -- the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Premier Business Credit Card and the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Performance Business Credit Card. I've reviewed the Performance Card, and in this post wanted to…

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Southwest Airlines Performance Business Card Review

Recently Chase and Southwest Airlines introduced a new business credit card -- the Southwest Rapid Rewards® Performance Business Credit Card -- which complements their existing business card, as well as three personal cards. The new Performance Business…

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This Southwest Airlines Video Will Make You Cry

I'm not someone who cries very often, but this brought tears to my eyes and gave me chills... In 1967 Col. Roy Knight was shot down in the Vietnam War. His remains were only recently found, and were returned to the US. In general that provides the family…

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My Dad Is Flying Southwest, And I Need A Drink

I sort of feel like I'm explaining life on earth to a martian here... My dad is flying Southwest tomorrow for the first time. There are a few things to understand about my dad, and about my relationship with him. First of all, my dad isn't very good…

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New: Earn Southwest Points For Turo Rentals

Turo is the world's largest car sharing marketplace. As the "sharing" economy continues to evolve, think of it as the car rental equivalent of Airbnb, Uber, etc. Up until now Turo hasn't had any opportunities to earn airline points for rentals, though…

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Filed Under: Great Deals, Rapid Rewards
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How Did US Airlines Do In The First Quarter Of 2019?

We're now well into the second quarter, and almost all US airlines have revealed their first quarter results, and have had their earnings calls. Sometimes it's interesting to take a look at the state of the US airline industry, and how airlines are doing.…

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How To Use The Southwest Companion Pass

The Companion Pass is probably the best way to get discounts on Southwest Airlines, as you're effectively getting 2-for-1 travel for as long as you have the pass. And before anyone makes a snarky comment about no one at OMAAT flying WN, the last time…

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Boeing 737 Max

Southwest Ferrying 737 MAX Planes To Desert For Storage

As probably everyone knows by now, the Boeing 737 MAX is grounded globally. There are several hundred of these that were in service prior to a couple of weeks ago. Slowly but surely virtually all relevant aviation authorities have demanded the plane…

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Southwest Airlines Pulls Out Of Mexico City

Mexico City is an incredibly interesting aviation market to me. Mexico City is the largest city in North America, yet some airlines can't quite make it work. Securing slots for Mexico City can be difficult. For example, in 2017 Alaska Airlines began…

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Southwest’s Boarding Process: Why I Both Love And Hate It

I flew Southwest to Havana recently, which is the first time in five years that I flew Southwest. The reason I don't fly them has to do with me valuing traditional loyalty programs and a global route network, rather than any issue I have with the airline…

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Human Heart Accidentally Left On Southwest Flight

People leave things on the plane all the time, ranging from books to electronics. However, they don't often leave (literal) hearts on the plane. Southwest Airlines is in the news after a flight from Seattle to Dallas returned to Seattle this past Sunday…

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