Southwest Airlines to Suspend All International Flying, Reduce Total Capacity by 25%

By Jesse Sokolow on 20 March 2020
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Southwest Airlines announced it will temporarily suspend all international operates effective Sunday and reduce total capacity by at least 25%.

The decision to suspend international service was based the fact that numerous governments are restricting travel across their borders as well as the State Department Level 4 warning advising Americans not to travel abroad.

The capacity reduction will be in place from Sunday until additional capacity reductions go into effect on April 14, 2020.

The airline asked passengers to be patient given the continually unfolding circumstances.

“The entire Southwest Team appreciates the ongoing patience and understanding as we all adjust to these evolving challenges,” it said in a statement. “We are working diligently to minimize disruptions to travel, and the well-being of our Customers and Employees remains our main priority.”

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