bob75013 wrote:alasizon wrote:PatrickZ80 wrote:
However the difference is that Southwest just allows hidden cities. They don't chase customers who skip a leg, they don't even cancel the rest of their ticket. They just don't give a shit. That gives Southwest far better publicity than United. And the fact that Southwest works that way might be reason for folks to fly Southwest instead of United.
No, WN does not allow it. They don't chase after pax who violate it but WN specifically states in their Contract of Carriage it is not allowed.
Southwest does not prohibit hidden city fares. Your saying so does not make it so. Here's the contract. Show us where it prohibits hidden city usage:
https://www.southwest.com/assets/pdfs/c ... rriage.pdf
The portion I quoted (that you conveniently deleted) explicitly states that stopovers are not permitted. As they define it, an intentional interruption (such as not getting on the downline flight) is forbidden. Just because they don't use the words "hidden city" doesn't mean they allow it.
(1) A stopover is an intentional interruption of the itinerary by the Passenger. No stopovers are permitted on published fares, except upon combination of individually purchased One-way fares.
Page 8 of the Contract of Carriage.