Thursday, 8 March 2018

More Nonstop Options On Southwest Airlines And Feb Results

Southwest Airlines Co. has released its figures for February as well as extended its bookable flight schedule through Nov. 3, 2018. This autumn, the carrier is adding more flights to link cities across the United States with nonstop service that will make it easier and quicker for Customers to reach people and places that are important in their lives.
The Company flew 9.0 billion revenue passenger miles (RPMs) in February 2018, an increase of 3.5 percent from the 8.7 billion RPMs flown in February 2017. Available seat miles (ASMs) increased 1.0 percent to 11.1 billion in February 2018, compared with February 2017 ASMs of 11.0 billion. The February 2018 load factor of 81.0 percent was a February record, compared with 79.0 percent in February 2017.

New Nonstop RoutesBeginning Oct. 3, 2018, Southwest® will add daily nonstop service between:
Houston (Hobby) and Columbus, OhioHouston (Hobby) and Louisville, Ky.Denver and Memphis, Tenn.
Beginning Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, the carrier will add weekly nonstop service on Sundays between:
Oklahoma City and Nashville, Tenn.Denver and El Paso, Texas
Phoenix's Leading Low-Cost Carrier Grows with More Nonstop FlightsSouthwest is investing in Phoenix by adding more flights and frequencies on its most popular routes.
Beginning Oct. 3, 2018, the carrier will fly one additional flight Mondays through Fridays between:
Phoenix and Austin, Texas (Increased from four to five roundtrips)
Phoenix and Denver (Increased from ten to 11 roundtrips)
Phoenix and New Orleans (Increased from one to two roundtrips)
Phoenix and San Antonio (Increased from three to four roundtrips)
Phoenix and San Jose, Calif. (Increased from six to seven roundtrips)"This additional service continues our Purpose of getting Customers to the places that matter most to them with our friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel," said Craig Drew, Southwest's Senior Vice President of Air Operations who serves as Southwest's Executive Ambassador for Phoenix. "Our Customers are looking for more options to fit their busy lifestyles, and we're answering their demands by adding more service on the most popular routes from Sky Harbor."
Seasonal Service ReturnsBeginning Oct. 3, 2018, the carrier will add seasonal service nonstop between:
Albany, NY and Las Vegas (Flights operate Sundays through Fridays)
Beginning Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, the carrier will add weekly service on Saturdays between:
Cleveland and Orlando, Fla.Milwaukee and Fort Myers, Fla.
Beginning Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018, the carrier will add service between:
Oakland, Calif.and Tucson, Ariz. (Flights operate weekly on Sundays)
New Service Begins TodayThe carrier also expanded its international presence in south Florida today with previously announced new daily service between Ft. Lauderdale and Aruba. This is the 10th international destination Southwest serves on a daily basis from a new international concourse in Ft. Lauderdale.
Also beginning today, the carrier inaugurated new daily service between Milwaukee and Houston (Hobby).
This Saturday,March 10, the carrier will begin operating several previously announced nonstop routes weekly on Saturdays between:
San Jose, Calif. and Cabo San Lucas/Los CabosSacramento, Calif. and Cabo San Lucas/Los CabosIndianapolisand Cancun (Flights operate seasonally)
Tampa, Fla.and Detroit (Flights operate seasonally)
TampaFla. and Omaha, Neb. (Flights operate seasonally)
Also March 10, the carrier will begin seasonal nonstop daily service between San Diego and Puerto Vallarta.
On Sunday, March 11, weekly service on Sundays will begin with new nonstop routes linking:
Sacramento, Calif.and New OrleansSan Diegoand El Paso, Texas

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