Southwest Airlines, which built its reputation on no-frills planes and budget fares, is no longer the cheapest airline to fly. Southwest, which got its start in 1971 jetting among three Texas cities, has grown into the nation's largest airline by market share.When does southwest have deals?
Southwest generally files its signature Click 'N Save deals once a week late Monday night in the 8 p.m. eastern domestic airfare distribution (there are 3 domestic airfare distributions each weekday at 10 a.m., 1pm and 8pm); these prices then hit Southwest's reservation system in the early hours of Tuesday morning.What is the senior discount at Southwest Airlines?
Southwest Airlines features an extensive program for those 65 and older. Senior fares are available to book online or via phone for both international and domestic destinations. There are some restrictions, including that the discount can't be combined with any other fare deal.