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User currently offlineJcchristie From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 39 posts, RR: 0
Posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days 1 hour ago) and read 6721 times:

where can I find one?

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User currently offlineMSYtristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 6706 times:

Southwest.com has them.

User currently offlineJcchristie From United States of America, joined Nov 2006, 39 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 6699 times:

on like all the other carriers, where you can download it and it is an application?

User currently offlineMSYtristar From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 6688 times:

http://southwest.com/cgi-bin/requestSchedule#view

PDF format for download or the regular flight schedule display.


User currently offlineFlyf15 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 6681 times:

They don't seem to have one that can be downloaded to a Palm device, do they?

User currently offlineBNAtraveler From United States of America, joined Dec 2003, 462 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 6 days ago) and read 6641 times:
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Quoting Flyf15 (Reply 4):
They don't seem to have one that can be downloaded to a Palm device, do they?

No, they do not and this is a bit frustrating. Yes, you can download PDFs, but they have one for each schedule period and for example pulling all of them between now and 1/9/09 would require downloading 17 PDFs. I hope they can work with GoldenWare (the folks that distribute the other electronic schedules - http://www.goldenware.com/productsDownload.html) to get this done!

You can subscribe to eSkyGuide yourself (http://www.eskyguide.com/) and it does include WN flights.


User currently offlineSANFan From United States of America, joined Aug 2006, 6081 posts, RR: 12
Reply 6, posted (7 years 8 months 2 weeks 5 days 22 hours ago) and read 6557 times:

Keep in mind that of those 17 PDFs (and actually there should be even more because the currently effective schedule is not present in the list of PDFs -- the first one listed is not effective until 9/0208) many are in effect for only a day or 2 -- primarily holiday periods; in fact 13 of the 17 PDFs listed are valid for 2 or fewer days.

You could probably get by quite nicely by downloading only the 4 long-term PDFs -- there's usually about 1 per month -- like 9/02-9/26, 9/28-10/30, 11/02-11/24, and 12/04-12/23. Furthermore, only one of those, 11/02-11/24 is a MAJOR schedule (that particular one is issued due to the end of Daylight Savings Time) where WN has added and cancelled a lot of flights and changed most of the flight numbers ("optimized" the schedule). There are about 3 or 4 of these major reworks per year; WN issues a press release and a schedule recap on these occasions. They also still print (actual paper and ink!) Flight Schedules to coincide with these major schedule changes. (Pick one up at the airport.)

I imagine at some point, the hardcopy Schedule will again disappear and additional e-sked's will be available.

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