How old do you have to be to fly alone on Southwest Airlines?

Answer A child must be at least five years old to travel alone on Southwest Airlines. The airline allows children ages five through 11 to travel as unaccompanied minors, providing the flight is nonstop or... Read More »

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Can a pet fly on southwest airlines?

Southwest Airlines allows passengers to travel with small, vaccinated dogs and cats. If the pet is carried on board, the pet carrier counts as the traveler's carry-on bag. As of January 2010, South... Read More »

Is Southwest Airlines safe?

Southwest Airlines has never had a fatal event. This is one of the safest flying records in the airline industry. Southwest was, however, sited by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) in 2008 ... Read More »

When did Southwest Airlines begin?

Southwest Airlines commenced service on June 18, 1971, serving three cities in Texas: Houston, Dallas and San Antonio. As of July 2010, Southwest operates a fleet of 541 Boeing 737 jets, which serv... Read More »

Do you have to tell Southwest Airlines if you have an infant?

Southwest Airlines requires people who are traveling with infants to get a Boarding Verification Document before boarding the plane with the baby. Parents or caregivers must also verify the birth d... Read More »