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Southwest Extends Flight Schedules Through to 2019

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Southwest Extends Flight Schedules Through to 2019

Southwest Extends Flight Schedules Through to 2019
June 04
02:55 2018

LONDON — Southwest Airlines over the weekend extended its bookable flight schedules through to January 2019.

The airline is also making available for booking all of the year’s holiday flights—something that they have been following along the lines of Allegiant in this process.

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This new schedule gives passengers new nonstop options between cities that Southwest had previously not been offered in their network.

The airline’s route developments are as follows:

New York LaGuardia New Routes:

New Orleans

West Palm Beach, Fl

Orlando

 

Frequency Upgrades

Dallas (5x per week)

Denver (3x per week)

Kansas City (2x per week)

Washington D.C Reagan National Frequency Upgrades

Nashville (4x per week)

Dallas (5x per week)|

San Jose Tucson

Portland

Orange County

Burbank Houston Hobby

Chicago Midway

Long Beach Sacramento

Las Vegas

Denver Lubbock

El Paso

Puerto Vallarta

Houston Hobby Philadelphia

Sacramento

Liberia

Havana Ft Lauderdale
Ft Lauderdale Belize

Grand Cayman

Turks and Caicos

St Louis Cancun

Adam Decaire, the carrier’s Managing Director of Network Planning, said that this schedule extension shows the depth of Southwest’s growing network with new nonstop links among even more cities than ever before.”

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These route additions are seen as one of the biggest that the airline industry has had in a long while, with increased growth into other central American markets such as Costa Rica and Cuba.

International Expansion


Internationally, the airline is expanding its presence in Cuba, with a third daily flight from Ft. Lauderdale to Havana.

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From Chicago-Midway, the airline will also launch flights on weekends to Cabo San Lucas.

Furthermore, if the airline’s success into the international markets is significant, then it may encourage an even larger expansion into South America, Canada and potentially even further to Europe.

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