Friday, 27 September 2019

Southwest Airlines to launch new flights to Cozumel, Mexico, whilst speeding up its Hawaiian service

Southwest Airlines extended the carrier's bookable flight schedule through mid-April 2020, bringing new service to beach destinations across the Southwest® map from Hawaii, to Mexico, to Turks & Caicos. This new service is included in the carrier's full flight schedule now available for booking through April 13, 2020, at

More to the Mayan Riviera: Fly Southwest to Cozumel!

On Saturday, March 7, 2020, subject to government approvals, Southwest will begin twice-daily service roundtrip between Houston (Hobby) and Cozumel with one-way fares from Houston as low as $99 available for purchase today until 11:59 P.M. Pacific Time (see full terms and conditions below). Southwest has served the region for five years via Cancun International Airport, having grown to offer nonstop service in 2019 between 17 cities in the U.S. and Cancun.

"Scuba divers and beach fans long have wished to fly with us to enjoy this underwater paradise," said Bill Tierney, Vice President of Marketing for Southwest. "We'll bring the world-famous Hospitality and value of Southwest to Cozumel while bringing a new beach destination within reach for our Customers, just as we've done before with service to Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, the Caribbean, and with our growing service for the Hawaiian Islands."

More flights for Hawaii, some arriving sooner! 

The carrier is adding new daily service between Sacramentoand Kahului, Maui, on March 7, 2020, and will also begin flying daily between:

Oakland, Calif. —Lihue, Kauai
Oakland, Calif. —Kona, Island of Hawaii
San Jose, Calif. —Lihue, Kauai
San Jose, Calif. —Kona, Island of Hawaii

"Demand is strong for our Hawaii service and we're not just increasing those routes to daily service for our Customers, we're also moving up our timeline on two routes set to begin in January, and instead will fly them this year," said Adam Decaire, Vice President of Network Planning for Southwest. "Our flights between Sacramento and Honolulu, as well as interisland service between Honolulu and Lihue,Kauai will now begin November 10, 2019."

In celebration of new service among the Islands, Southwest is also offering interisland travel for as low as $29 one-way** from Nov. 12, 2019 through April 8, 2020. Fares are available today through 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Oct. 3, 2019. Travel on these fares is valid only on certain days of the week and seats are limited. Blackout dates apply. Please see complete fare sale rules below.

Spring into a break with seasonal shortcuts

Also beginning March 7, 2020, the carrier will add seasonal service on Saturdays nonstop between Baltimore/Washington and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos, subject to governmental approvals.

Dedicated to Denver with More Service than Ever

This spring, Southwest will introduce new daily service between Denver and Des Moines, effective March 7, 2020, and grows an offering for Denver Customers based on travel demand. Additional flights on over 40 routes already served from Denver will give Customers more options throughout the day to reach their destinations. In March, the carrier will offer up to 235 departures a day to 65 cities nonstop, a record high for the Southwest operation at Denver International Airport.

Fly Southwest between Atlanta and Memphis

In addition, this spring, the carrier is adding new service beginning March 7, 2020, linking Atlanta and Memphis. Southwest will offer two flights a day Sundays through Fridays and one flight a day on Saturdays between the two cities.

The new flights and the carriers' full schedule of more than 4,300 flights a day are available for purchase now at


*One-way fares as low as $99 fare from Houston to Cozumel: Purchase through 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Sept. 26, 2019. International travel at this fare is valid on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and only on nonstop service from Houston to Cozumel. Fare includes all international and U.S. imposed taxes.

**One-way fares as low as $29 Interisland fare: Purchase through 11:59 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time on Oct. 3, 2019. Interisland travel at this fare is valid on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and only on nonstop service between Nov. 12, 2019 and Apr. 8, 2020, with the exception of blacked out dates from Nov. 22, 2019 through Dec. 2, 2019 and Dec. 19, 2019 through Jan. 6, 2020.

Additional fare sale rules that apply both to the fares from Houston to Cozumel and the Interisland fares:  Points bookings do not include taxes, fees, and other government/airport charges of at least $5.60 per one-way flight. Seats and days are limited. Fares may vary by destination, flight, and day of week and will not be available on some flights that operate during very busy travel times and holiday periods. Travel is available for one-way Wanna Get Away® fares. Fares may be combined with other Southwest Airlines® combinable fares. If combining with other fares, the most restrictive fare's rules apply. Sale fares may be available on other days of the week, but that's never guaranteed. Fares are nonrefundable but may be applied toward future travel on Southwest Airlines®, as long as reservations are canceled at least ten minutes prior to the scheduled departure. Failure to cancel prior to departure will result in forfeiture of remaining funds on the reservation. Any change in itinerary may result in an increase in fare. Standby travel may require an upgrade to the Anytime fare depending on Rapid Rewards® tier status. Fares are subject to change until ticketed. Offer applies only to published, scheduled service.

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