Southwest and ATA announced details of their codeshare yesterday, though it came with one piece of bad news.
First the good news: Passengers can now connect on Southwest to the following cities: Boston Logan Airport, Denver International
Airport, Southwest Florida International Airport (serving Ft. Myers/Naples),
Honolulu International Airport, Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport,
New York’s LaGuardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport, San
Francisco International Airport, Sarasota-Bradenton Airport, St.
Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport, and Ronald Reagan Washington
If you’re too lazy to read that, flights to New York, Boston and Honolulu are the highlights.
Now the bad news: Southwest passengers will be able to earn frequent flyer points on ATA-operated flights (wait, that was good news). The bad news is that they will NOT be able to redeem Southwest Rapid Rewards points on ATA flights. In short, no Honolulu for you.