1.) Southwest is a People First company – and it shows. Every employee you come across is helpful, friendly and kind. Always. They are treated well, and in turn treat their customer well. No grumpy attendants annoyed that you asked for another drink.

2.) Giving back is a priority. Check out their charitable giving page here.  Have a non-profit? Did you know they above hundreds of complimentary flights to those raising funds for good causes? Family illnesses require lots of travel? Write into their board and ask for a discount. In 2015 $3.2 million in free transportation is being provided to more than 100 hospitals and organizations. Good Karma all around.

3.) FREE baggage up to Two 50 pound bags.

4.) No additional fees for changing tickets. Did you hear me! NO ADDITIONAL FEES. This is music to a traveling mother’s ears.

5.) Wi-Fi in all planes

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