I have read some of the news articles claiming that Southwest has been lax about airplane safety. As someone who has been flying extensively on Southwest since all the drinks were free (missed the hot pants era), the one thing I have never worried about is my safety in the air on a Southwest flight. I have seen the lengths that the Southwest employees go to that ensure as much as possible the safety of all on board.
I have read some of the comments on this blog about the Chicago accident . I must admit that I cancelled my flight to Chicago on Southwest scheduled for the next morning, not because I was concerned about my or my wife's safety on the Southwest flight, but because I shouldn't be driving around Chicago and Michigan in that kind of weather.
I will continue to fly on Southwest and don't expect to have to worry about my or the other passengers safety while on board. My thanks to all the employees that make Southwest a great and safe airline to fly.
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