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Southwest Airlines Opening Up Middle Seats

Southwest Airlines says it will notify passengers ahead of time if their flight is more than 65% occupied.
Posted at 2:38 PM, Dec 02, 2020

Southwest became the latest airline to stop blocking middle seats this week. 

Since May, the largest U.S. domestic carrier had capped the number of passengers on its flight at 66%. 

Alaska Airlines will continue blocking middle seats through Jan. 6. 

Delta has extended its policy through the end of March.

Southwest's move comes after the airline announced more than $1 billion in losses during the third quarter of 2020.