Southwest Airlines

My Favorite Pictures From April 2018

My month in pictures took me to Salt Lake City, Carson City, Denver, Seattle, Reno, Fresno and Washington DC. Along the way I snapped a few pics I liked and a bunch that remind me of what a crazy travel month it was.

Mother’s Day Deals and Disney’s New Bourbon Trail

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis.  I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info. This highlight includes Mother’s Day Deals and Disney’s Bourbon Trail.

The “Ultimate World Cruise” and 25% Amex Membership Rewards Bonus

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel stories that interested me on a daily basis. I don’t have time to write about them in length, but picked some of the best below. It’s a shortcut to find out what’s going on without reading dozens of travel blogs to get the best info.

Yes, It’s Still Safe To Fly Southwest. Even If The Internet Would Tell You Differently

Southwest has been in the news with two scary incidents recently. First, an engine failure lead to a fatality. Today, a window cracked on a flight. Today’s flight landed safely without further incident. Neither of these incidents is a direct indicator that Southwest is unsafe.

Southwest Airlines Hawaii Destinations Announced!

In a statement posted to their website, four new destinations were confirmed as the new Southwest Airlines Hawaii routes. While we knew that routes were in the works, up until now we didn’t know how many or where. The Four New Southwest Airlines Hawaii Routes HNL Honolulu (island of Oahu) OGG Kahului (Maui) LIH Lihue (Kauai) KOA Kona (Hawaii’s “Big Island”) Also shared in the statement: While we do not yet have details to share on exact dates or routes, they do represent our initial footprints and top priorities for the […]

How Southwest Airlines Is Dealing With The Aftermath Of Flight 1380 Says A Lot About Their Culture

Southwest has an emergency plan that they put into action after the tragedy on flight 1380 occurred last week. The attention to details resonates with me. Southwest has a positive culture amongst its employees and customers. That’s a positive asset during troubled times.

35% Discount on SPG Points and United’s 18 Hr Flight to Singapore

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles and points stories that interested me on a daily basis. I didn’t have time to write about them in length, but I picked some of the best below. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.