We earned our "16-credits-for-a-free-flight" status in March, and were planning on going to Hawaii for our anniversary in November, and we had not purchased the tickets yet, so a refund isn't an issue.
The question: While the above posts were made shortly after the ATA shutdown, there hasn't been any update on Southwest's intentions since.
Does Southwest plan to partner with someone else? Or is it part of the long-term planning to start service eventually? Or are we better off just saying "okay, we're going someplace else for our anniversary"?
As an aside... we've flown at least a dozen trips, both with Southwest and with other carriers to places where SWA does not fly. While we are rarely truly comfortable on a flight, that is more of a function of our size and aging bones than it is a function of SWA's seating configurations. We have not had a flight canceled in years, and have always found SWA to be at least as accommodating as anyone -- and more so than most.
But as with at least one other person who posted here (and didn't get a response), flying into Des Moines wouldn't suck.
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