how to cancel one person on southwest flight

Published by: John Adillon


Did you buy more than one ticket in the same reservation with southwest and now you want to cancel one single from the group? Can I cancel a flight for just one passenger in southwest? Yes, this is possible and in this article we are going to explain how to do it.

Sometimes happens that, a friend, brother, sister can’t fly for any reason like illness or other reasons.  You can modify your existing southwest reservation but it is not possible to do it from the southwest airlines official website.

It is important that you don’t try to cancel it online. If you do it you will cancel the flight for all passengers.


how to cancel one person flight southwest


How to cancel one person on southwest flight

As I said before, you can’t do it from the official website or the app. To cancel one part of a Southwest flight you have to contact the airline:

  • By phone 24 hous a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-I-FLY-SWA  800-435-9792
  • Through the facebook page southwestair.
  • By twitter via the user @Southwestair


Frequently Asked Questions

Can you cancel one part of a Southwest flight?

Yes, you can change or cancel just one or all the round trip. If there is more than one passenger, this will affect all the passengers. If you want to change or cancel only one passenger you must follow the steps explained above. Contact the airline through its common channels as this is not a standard procedure.

Can I change the person on my Southwest ticket?

No, you can’t modify the names on any existing reservations. Sometimes it is allowed to make some minor changes or corrections in the name but not to change the person.

How do I remove someone from my Southwest reservation?

Call the airline by phone, contact by Facebook or twitter. You can’t do it via the website or the official app.