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Southwest Airlines owes passengers 5.8 million free beers

For years, Southwest Airlines offered customers who booked "Business Select" tickets (Oh, you fancy, huh?) a free drink with their purchase. The coupons didn't include an expiration date, but, in August of 2010, Southwest decided to only honor vouchers on the day they were printed. Not. Cool. A Chicago-based lawyer filed a lawsuit because he'd be damned if he wasn't getting his free Corona Light. A judge—in federal court (!!!)—approved a settlement that entitles Southwest customers to cash in the vouchers they never redeemed. As a result, Southwest could end up dishing out $29 million worth of free beer. Wanna get away? [Business Insider]