Southwest extends 'open middle seat' policy and adds health declaration for customers

June 18, 2020
Customer Health Declaration now complements policy of enhanced cleaning procedures and distancing policies; carrier extends middle seats open through September 30.

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines Co. announced plans to keep middle seats open through at least September 30, reinforced its face mask policy and added another layer of confidence for travelers by requiring customers to complete a Health Declaration prior to traveling.

As customers begin to travel again, Southwest also launched a sale offering low domestic fares starting at $49 one-way to select destinations today through June 18, 2020, 11:59 p.m., CDT.

Both the number of seats and days of week of these fares are limited. Blackout dates also apply. See complete fare rules, terms and conditions below.

The Southwest Promise outlines policies and protocols designed to further the comfort of customers and employees throughout their travel journeys. The carrier has bolstered communication of its round-the-clock cleaning efforts and distancing protocols through new videos that overview the travel journey of Southwest customers through airports and onboard. 

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