10 April, 2018

Southwest Airlines Begins More Than A Dozen New Routes This Week

Southwest Airlines this week will begin operating more than a dozen new nonstop routes across North America. San Jose, California saw six new nonstop routes take off on Sun 8th April adding more nonstop routes from the Bay Area to cities across the United States.

Southwest inaugurated service on 11 new routes between cities throughout California and cities across the United States. The nonstop flights will take Customers between:

San Jose, Calif. and Boise
San Jose, Calif. and Houston
San Jose, Calif. and Spokane
San Jose, Calif. and St. Louis
San Jose, Calif. and New Orleans (Flights operate on Sundays)
San Jose, Calif. and Albuquerque (Flights operate on Sundays)
San Francisco   and Austin
Sacramento       and Austin
Sacramento       and St. Louis
Oakland              and Newark
San Diego           and Newark

Also on Sunday, the carrier also began new intra-Florida service between Ft. Lauderdale and Jacksonville. The flights operate three times a day. Additionally, Southwest celebrated new daily nonstop flights between Raleigh/Durham and Kansas City, Mo., and Sunday-only nonstop service between Austin and Indianapolis.

New Saturday Service 
On Saturday, April 14, the carrier will begin weekly service on Saturdays between Oakland and Orlando, marking the first time Southwest has connected the Bay Area and Orlando with nonstop service. The service will be offered daily beginning July 15, 2018.

New Seasonal Service
Also on April 14, 2018, the carrier will begin seasonal weekly service on Saturdays between Kansas City, Mo. and Pensacola, Fla., and between Orlando and Oklahoma City. Southwest will also begin weekly nonstop service on Saturdays between Phoenix and New York (LaGuardia). The service will continue until June 2, 2018.

New International Gateways Open 
Southwest is also beginning its international journey from two new gateway cities. On Saturday, April 14, the carrier will begin weekly seasonal service on Saturdays between Columbus and Cancun and between New Orleans and Cancun.
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