Dear Mike G.
SW has always charged the difference between the fare you paid and the walk-up fare to leave on an earlier flight whether it is confirmed space or as a standbye passenger. Think of it like a concert or movie ticket. You have purchased a ticket at an agreed upon price for a specific flight. If you tried to attend an earlier movie or concert your ticket would not be valid for that performance. This policy makes it possible for our airline to position the fleet in a cost effective manner providing our passengers the best pricing for our product at the least expense. SW does not charge the typical $100 change fee to confirm a ticket exchange, and we allow the passenger to use their unused funds if their travel plans change. Those funds are available for up to a year from the time of purchase. Most other airlines keep all the passenger ticket price if you do not travel as planned. Just thought that a little perspective on pricing practices would help everyone understand why we can offer the lowest fares and the most seats at those fares!
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Standing in line behind (BEHIND) women who expose themselves everytime they bend over reminds me of some of the info I gleamed in my college psych class. If your self esteem is so low that you dress to solicit a sexual response to get things in life, then you aren't far from a padded room or at least a life time of being the punch line in jokes thrown around in locker rooms. I want my children to stand up for themselves as serious citizens, not try and get by because I can flash myself in public and participate in lewd, offensive, and inappropriate behavior. Thank you Southwest!
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