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Southwest Now Offers Free Movies

Southwest has upped it game in the entertainment department.

WiFi-enabled planes now offer free movies!

“The onboard experience is one of the most important elements of a Customer’s journey with us,” said Ryan Green, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Southwest Airlines. “Our research shows that a positive experience onboard the aircraft can greatly influence the decision to come back to Southwest. We listened to our Customers and are enhancing our already award-winning experience.”

To access the onboard entertainment options through their a personal device (mobile, iPad, tablet, or laptop) just turn on WiFi access, connect to the “SouthwestWiFi” SSID, and navigating to It is not necessary to purchase WiFi in order to use the free inflight entertainment onboard. Download the app through the Apple App Store or Android Google Play Store prior to boarding to make it easier.  

Customers will have the option of Free Movies, Free Messaging – via iMessage or WhatsApp and Free Music on iHeartRadio.  

All of the terms and conditions are available at – so check these out before flying!

by Elizabeth Atkinson