Does Southwest Airlines believe a mechanical delay is an act of God?

Southwest Airlines (Dallas) according to this report in the Arizona Daily Star has recently added “mechanical difficulties” to the list of “acts of God” and other situations in which the airline will not be liable for compensation if the flight is delayed.

According to the newspaper, Southwest Airlines quietly changed its policy a few weeks ago. The change appears on page 11 of 32 pages of the “contract of carriage.”

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Copyright Photo: Air 72. Boeing 737-7H4 N279WN (msn 32532) with the special “Summer of Love” and “Cirque du Soleil” logo on the nose, taxies at the Houston (Hobby) hub.

1 thought on “Does Southwest Airlines believe a mechanical delay is an act of God?

  1. DEREK

    WHEN AN AIRLINE GOES BUST AND LEAVES ITS PASSENGERS STRANDED, WHAT BLAME OR PENALTIES SHOULD APPLY? SHOULD IT BE THE SIN OF GREED AND GLUTTONY?

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