Press Releases - 2020 Archives
Southwest Airlines Extends Published Flight Schedule Through Oct. 30, 2020
Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today extended its bookable flight schedule through Oct. 30, 2020. As the carrier publishes its full schedule, it is adding new international service to and from Phoenix's Sky Harbor International Airport beginning in October.
Effective Oct. 8, 2020, Southwest will offer twice-daily nonstop service between Phoenix and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos* and once-daily nonstop service between Phoenix and Puerto Vallarta*. Phoenix will become the carrier's 23rd city to serve as an international gateway for the airline.
*Both routes are subject to requisite government approvals.
Long Beach Service Expands
Southwest also announced today an expansion of its service for Customers in the LA Basin who utilize Long Beach Airport. Effective Aug. 11, 2020, will add one additional nonstop flight on weekdays directionally between:
Long Beach, Calif. and Oakland (A total of five roundtrip flights Mondays-Fridays)
Long Beach, Calif. and San Jose, Calif. (A total of five roundtrip flights Mondays-Fridays)
With these new routes, Southwest will offer up to 14 departures on weekdays from Long Beach.
New Nonstop Service
Southwest recently began serving several new routes throughout North America. This past Saturday, the carrier launched new international service between:
Houston (Hobby) and Cozumel, Mexico (Twice-daily)
Baltimore/Washington and Providenciales, Turks and Caicos (Seasonal Service offered on Saturdays)
The carrier also began daily nonstop service between Maui and Sacramento, Calif., between Atlanta and Memphis (two flights per day Sunday-Friday, one flight on Saturdays), and once-daily service between Des Moinesand Denver.
The carrier also recently announced its intention to serve Steamboat Springs through the Yampa Valley Regional Airport (HDN) by the end of 2020. More details, including schedules, will be released in the coming months.
These flights, including the carrier's full schedule, are available for purchase at Southwest.com.
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SOURCE Southwest Airlines Co.