Questions about Southwest Airlines (IATA code WN), the largest low-cost carrier based in the United States, and its largest domestic carrier.

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Does in-flight TV suck up all the bandwidth on Southwest Airlines wifi? [closed]

I'm typing this on a Southwest plane where my email is loading at a snail's pace, but the guy across the aisle from me is happily watching a golf tournament in real time video on his iPad. Not that ...
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Southwest Early Bird Checkin

How does the Early Bird Check In work with Southwest Airlines? From what I understand, with Southwest in general you need to be at your computer 24 hours before boarding to check in, refreshing the ...
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Gate pass at Atlanta Hartsfield

I am expecting a 21-yr old exchange student from Brazil at the Atlanta airport. She's flying domestic on Southwest from New York, where she's being put on the plane by the exchange program after a ...
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Returning plane ticket if delayed in the USA

I bought a plane ticket on Southwest airlines. In case that it's delayed (for whatever reason), do I have the right to forfeit my ticket and get the fare refunded? Southwest's contract of carriage ...
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How does the Southwest Airlines boarding process work?

I'm flying this week on Southwest Airlines for the first time. I paid for "Early Bird" automatic checkin and the FAQ mentions something about "A" boarding passes. I have no idea what that means, and ...