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Southwest’s new enhancement to tracking Travel Funds

Although Southwest Airlines makes canceling and changing a flight easy, its technology hasn’t always been customer-friendly when it came to keeping track of refund vouchers. Travelers have always been able to cancel a Southwest flight with no fee, and for nonrefundable reservations a Travel Fund voucher would be issued.

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In-Flight Events Are Starting to Slowly Lift Off

Employees often travel long distances to get to conferences, boarding planes to travel anywhere from a few states over to an entirely new country. In the air, they will usually spend the time catching up on sleep, sending out emails, or watching back-to-back movies.

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Boeing 737 MAX Update: Flight Cancellations Continue for American Airlines, Southwest

Almost two weeks after the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) grounded all Boeing 737 MAX jets, and still without a clear timeline for them to go back into service, airlines are still dealing with the impact. Continue reading Boeing 737 MAX Update: Flight Cancellations Continue for American Airlines, Southwest

S​outhwest Co-Founder Herb Kelleher Dies, Leaving a Legacy That Changed Airlines Forever

Herb Kelleher, the Southwest Airlines co-founder and former CEO who sketched the idea for what would become the world’s most influential low-cost-carrier on a napkin in a San Antonio restaurant more than 50 years ago, has died. He was 87.

“Today, we’ve lost our beloved friend Herb,” Southwest CEO Gary Kelly said Thursday in a video message. “Herb loved people. He loved life, and without a doubt he loved Southwest Airlines.”

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Here Are the ‘Nut Policies’ of Five Major U.S. Airlines

Trying to maintain a nut-free environment on airplanes is virtually impossible, but a number of carriers are taking steps to offer solutions to the problem. Following is a roundup of the allergy policies of U.S. major carriers and whether or not they serve nuts on their flights.

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