Southwest Airlines Flight Booking
Southwest Airlines is a major low-cost US airline and is headquartered in Dallas, Texas. The Southwest US Flights and airline carries the most domestic passengers of any US airline. They fly to many destinations, including Chicago, Baltimore, Washington and many others. Currently airlines operates more than 3,400 flights per day with arrond 46000 employees. As of August 2012, Southwest Airline was declared to be the largest operator of the Boeing 737 worldwide with over 550 in service, each averaging six flights per day. In total, the Southwest Airlines airline has a fleet of over 750 aircraft, and flies to over 100 destinations in 45 states and over 10 different countries.
Passengers are entitled to one item of carry-on baggage per person. This carry-on bag must not exceed 25 x 40 x 60 cm. In addition to this, passengers are allowed to bring one personal item with them on the flight, for example, a small rucksack, a handbag, a briefcase or a laptop. This small personal item must not exceed the overall dimensions of 46 x 22 x 34 cm.
Passengers are allowed two items of checked baggage free of charge. This baggage must not weigh more than 22kg per piece and must fit within the overall dimensions of 157 cm (L x W x H).
For passengers with a reservation, web check-in is available on all flights. You can check-in online by visiting the online check-in page and entering your confirmation number, Cheap Southwest US Tickets number, first and last name. Online check-in opens 24 hours before scheduled flight departure time.
Airport check-in can be completed by visiting the dedicated check-in counters at the airport of departure. Airport check-in opens three hours before scheduled flight departure time and generally closes 30 minutes—one hour before.
This airline operates a frequent flyer program called Rapid Rewards to reward its regular passengers. The original Rapid Rewards program offered through Southwest US Reservations one credit per one-way flight from an origin to a destination including any stops or connections.
When 16 credits were accumulated in a 24-month period, one free round-trip ticket is awarded, valid for 12 months. On March 1, 2011, Rapid Rewards changed to a points system based on ticket cost. Members earn and redeem points based on a three-tier fare scale multiplier and the cost of the ticket. Changes also included no blackout dates, seat restrictions or expiring credits. It also adds more options to use points.