Southwest Airlines to offer alcohol on flights again

Sale of alcohol on flights stopped at beginning of pandemic

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Southwest Airlines announced alcohol will be offered on flights again, according to a news release.

The airline stopped the sale of alcohol at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic.

Southwest said guests of the airline will be able to purchase alcohol on flights again on Feb. 16.

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Here is the pricing for some of the beverages on the flights:

  • Miller Lite for $6
  • Blue Moon for $7
  • Lagunitas IPA for $7
  • Sparkling wine for $6
  • Chardonnay for $6
  • Vodka for $7
  • Jack Daniels for $7
  • Wild Turkey for $7
  • Bacardi Rum for $7
  • Tequila for $7

Any customer who had a drink coupon and the deal expired in 2020 or 2021 will be able to use the offer through Dec. 31, according to the airline.