The airline had planned to resume serving alcohol on some flights starting in June.
“The passenger repeatedly ignored standard inflight instructions (tray table in upright position, seat belt, etc.) and became verbally and physically abusive upon landing,” Southwest Airlines spokesman Chris Mainz told CNN.
Sonya Lacore, Southwest’s head of in-flight operations, wrote in the memo related to alcohol service that “based on the rise in passenger disruptions in flight, I’ve made the decision to re-evaluate the restart of alcohol service on board.”
Earlier Friday, Southwest said it banned the woman accused of assaulting the flight attendant on Sunday and knocking out two of her teeth.
Mainz told CNN the passenger “is restricted from ever flying on Southwest Airlines again, and she has been advised this decision is final.”
CNN’s Chris Boyette, David Williams and Gregory Wallace contributed to this report.