I have to do the same thing with the motion sickness, plus my 5 and 10 year old children get thirsty. When you arrive at the airport 2 hours early, security, etc. Well it's a long time before liquid. See my earlier post about water being offered as soon as you step foot on the plan. I know some other airline did this with their "brown bag" breakfasts so it shouldn't be disruptive - just WN F/A outstanding customer service.
Unfortunately, I agree with you. This restriction isn't going to be lifted and I'm fine with that. I'd rather be safe and know my family is safe also.
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I'm not sure if this is the right place to post... but it's about customer service in the "non liquid" age. As a frequent flyer with my family, we were flying home from Seattle to Baltimore in August., and I got to thinking. My family drinks a lot of water. Before the restrictions you would have found each of us with a water bottle getting on the plane. Yes, you can buy them in the "secure area" after getting thru airport security, but then discard before boarding the plane. SO... here's a suggestion for SWA - as passengers board the plane offer them a small bottled water - what great customer service! (plus it helps with the thirst on those "bumpy" flights when the beverage service is delayed.
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