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Southwest warns of flight delays and cancellations due to winter storm


American carrier Southwest has issued alert about the winter storm for the second consecutive day on Monday, December 26, 2016.

The world’s largest low-cost carrier warned that the flight might be disrupted to and from three destinations – Chicago (MDW), Milwaukee (MKE), and Minneapolis (MSP).

“Based on the forecasted weather conditions, our scheduled service on Sunday, December 25, through Monday, December 26, may be disrupted (flights may be delayed, diverted, and/or cancelled) to/from the following cities: Chicago (MDW), Milwaukee (MKE), Minneapolis (MSP),” the airline said in a travel advisory.

AccuWeather has reported a Christmas Day storm poised to trigger severe weather and a blizzard in the central U.S. will sweep eastward to start the new week.

According to Southwest, customers who are holding reservations on December 25 or December 26, and want to alter their travel plans may rebook in the original class of service or travel standby (within 14 days of their original date of travel between the original city-pairs and in accordance with airline’s accommodation procedures) without paying any additional charge.

Customers who purchased their itinerary via or our mobile app are eligible to reschedule their travel plans online or from their mobile device.

Customers who did not purchase a ticket via can call 1-800-435-9792 to speak with a Customer Representative.

Customers in the U.S. scheduled to travel internationally must call 1-800-435-9792 to speak with a Customer Representative for assistance with rebooking.

If you are calling Southwest Airlines from one of our international cities, please reach us at:

Aruba: 011-297-588-2900

Bahamas: 1-855-202-3403 (English)

Bahamas: 1-855-202-3402 (Spanish)

Belize: 0-800-007-8684

Costa Rica: 0800-012-1916

Dominican Republic: 1-800-751-9039 (English)

Dominican Republic: 1-800-751-9038 (Spanish)

Jamaica: 1-800-425-8130 (English)

Jamaica: 1-800-425-8089 (Spanish)

Mexico: 01-800-083-1179 (English)

Mexico: 01-800-083-1178 (Spanish)

Additionally, Customers holding reservations for a flight that is cancelled may request a refund for an unused ticket/travel itinerary.

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