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Southwest Airlines touts 5 flights with prime solar eclipse view — complete with 'cosmic cocktails'

Southwest Airlines touts 5 flights with prime solar eclipse view — complete with 'cosmic cocktails'

Want to see the Aug. 21 solar eclipse from the sky?

Then Southwest Airlines says it has the flight for you.

Make that five flights, to be exact.

The Dallas-based carrier has narrowed down its inventory of thousands of already-scheduled flights Aug. 21 to pinpoint five that offer the best opportunity to witness the celestial spectacle, when a total solar eclipse will make its way over the U.S. mainland — coast to coast — for the first time in nearly a century. (Southern Illinois will experience the longest period of darkness, but that’s another story —

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