Tagged: southwest airlines

Canada is looking at a high speed rail train

Listen Now On the Sunday, September 4th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Canada is looking at a high speed rail train which can go 600 mph in a vaccum tube; and by now you’ve heard about the Southwest Airlines passenger who decided to send nude pictures of himself to everyone on his plane. AirTags and other tracking devices are gaining in popularity. Is it time to put one in your bag?...

Southwest has welcomed its first mother-daughter pilot team

Listen Now On the Sunday, August 7th edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines has welcomed its first mother-daughter pilot team. The Department of Transportation is FINALLY ready to help you get refunds and performance from airlines, but they are putting part of the refund responsibility on the wrong people…travel agents/advisors. Our Smarter Traveler segment features a discussion about “who owns this hotel?” You thought you were staying at a Hilton...

Southwest makes a policy change regarding flight credits

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 31st edition of The Travel Guys…  In the Travel News, Southwest Airlines makes a policy change regarding flight credits. Effective immediately, they will never expire. Bad news from Graceland, Elvis’ home in Memphis. Despite a boost in admissions from the new movie, the attraction is in bankruptcy. Is there a way to leverage social media to help you gain a concession from a travel company? Indeed, some companies pay...

Both the FAA and the DOT are after the airlines

Listen Now On the Sunday, July 10th edition of The Travel Guys…  In The Travel News, both the FAA (Federal Aviation Authority) and the DOT (Department of Transportation) are after the airlines. The FAA says the airlines blaming them for the recent spike in delays and cancellations is a bunch of BS. “There are more flights scheduled than the system can handle…” said a United Airlines spokesperson. The FAA says on July 4th, the FAA...