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Enhanced Cleaning Onboard and at the Airport

In light of COVID-19, we have added the following stringent cleaning measures:


  • Both an electrostatic disinfectant and an anti-microbial spray are applied on every surface of the aircraft, killing viruses on contact and forming an anti-microbial coating or shield for 30 days.
  • Sani-Cide EX3, a broad-spectrum disinfectant, will be used to clean onboard lavatories and tray tables before every flight.
  • We deep clean each plane from nose to tail for nearly 6-7 hours every night.
  • We’re cleaning the ticket counters, gates, and baggage claim areas multiple times a day.
  • Hand sanitizer is available at the check-in kiosks, ticket counters, and gates. Wipes will be available for Customers onboard upon request. 


For more information about our Southwest Promise and other travel guidelines, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions page.
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