We're here to make your job easier.

Our Team is an extension of yours.

Our dedicated Account Managers will work with you to design a travel program based on what's most important to you and your company travel policy.

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Programs created around what’s important to you.

Dedicated Team

Our Account Managers specialize in business travel needs, including budget, data analysis, and program activation.

Accessing inventory

Our fares are available on the channel that’s best for you. Use your corporate booking tool, the GDS, or SWABIZ®.

Simple contracts

With an agreement that is direct and structured around your goals, there’s no reading between the lines.

Rewarding your people

Rapid Rewards®* offers points for every flight, which travelers can use how and when they want.

*All Rapid Rewards® rules and regulations apply and can be found at Southwest.com/rrterms.

We're giving you the freedom to use your channel of choice.


Travelers and travel managers access Southwest-only inventory through SWABIZ, our free corporate travel booking tool.

  • Highlights:

    • Flight, hotel, and rental car reservations
    • Robust reporting, including an unused travel funds report for all your travelers
    • No travel management fees—no charge for enrollment, transactions, or reporting, no change fees*, and bags fly free®✝︎. That's transfarency®
    • Southwest full fare inventory and last-seat availability
    • Direct billing solution with the SWABIZ Ghost Card

      *Fare difference may apply.
      ✝︎First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

  • Need-to-know:

    SWABIZ only supports the current and previous version of all maintstream internet browsers.

  • Partnership: You

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Southwest Partner Services (SPS)

Southwest Partner Services (SPS) is our API/Direct Connect technology that integrates into your company’s existing corporate booking tools.

  • Highlights:

    • Access to Southwest flight inventory
    • Full Southwest functionality to book, modify, cancel, defer bookings, apply unused funds, etc*
    • Purchase EarlyBird Check-in®
    • Access discounts (if applicable)

      *Experience may vary by partner based on enabled capability.

  • Need-to-know:

    Functionality, fees, and levels of Southwest benefits are based on relationships with the travel management partner.✝︎

    ✝︎Fees may apply and vary by partner.

  • Partnerships:

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    Concur Logo Cytric Logo Deem Logo

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Global Distribution System (GDS)

We're adding content and capabilities in 2020 to lessen friction and better meet your needs.

  • Highlights:

    • Current partnership with Sabre and Travelport
    • Same content available to all GDS partners*

      *Capabilities may differ by provider.

  • Current Partnerships:

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  • Now live in Travelport
    and coming soon in Amadeus:

    • Highest level of participation
    • E-ticket settlement via ARC
    • Self-service itinerary modifications
    • Real-time inventory confirmation
    • Last seat availability
    • Full access to Southwest everyday low fares
This chart compares all of the three major GDSs side-by-side and which Southwest Airlines features and functionality are available in each channel.
Feature Travelport 2.0 (2020; Apollo, Worldspan, Galileo) Amadeus GDS (Coming late 2020) Sabre GDS (BBR)**
Southwest everyday low fares (B2B relevant content; some promotional fares not available) yes yes yes
Last seat availability (complete available seat inventory) yes yes no
Seat availability indicator (shown if a seat is available, not how many) yes yes no
Deferred ticketing (ability to hold reservation without immediate purchase) yes yes yes
Special service request support (SSR) (ability to include RR#, KTN, TSA Pre, etc.) yes yes yes
ARC settlement (electronic ticket fulfillment with ARC settlement) yes yes no
Change / modify (ability to modify a reservation post-ticketing in the GDS) yes yes

(must call)

no, must call
Cancel (ability to cancel a reservation in the GDS) yes yes yes
Reusable /refundable ticket management (refund or reuse ticket funds in the GDS) yes yes

(must call)

no, must call
EarlyBird Check-In® (add EarlyBird either during or after ticketing) yes yes no

**BBR has limited functionality which thus limits the content and processes that the Sabre GDS can support.

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