No assigned seats? Here are some of the biggest things that set Southwest Airlines apart from other carriers. USA TODAY
Airline passengers have long tucked those miniature bottles of booze into their carry-on bags or filled a to-go cup with cocktails so they don’t ring up an in-flight bar tab, against it be damned.
The practice has spiked during the pandemic, but for a different reason: most airlines aren’t serving alcoholic beverages in the name of limiting contact between flight attendants and passengers.
And at least one airline is fed up.
Southwest Airlines, responding to an increase in reports from flight attendants about passengers consuming their own alcoholic beverages on the plane, is permanently adding a new