updated - May 18, 2021 Tuesday EDT
Southwest Airlines passengers can look forward to new low-cost travel choices such as New York, San Diego, Portland, and Atlanta the company said in a press release Monday.
"We're making big news coast to coast as we open up new flights in the spring," Bob Jordan executive vice president and chief commercial officer said in a statement. "We're adding service in Southwest stronghold cities like San Diego and Portland, Ore., while also bringing new low-fare service to our New York Customers."
Southwest will offer a one-way nonstop service to Washington, D.C. from Milwaukee for $89 from June 8, and June 30. One-way nonstop service to Akron-Canton, Ohio to Boston Logan, and to Seattle/Tacoma, and Portland from San Diego costs the same price. The flights from San Diego to Orlando, New Orleans, Portland Ore., and Seattle/Tacoma are part of the company's 32nd anniversary of flying out of San Diego's Lindbergh Field. The Portland flight is also new for the airline as it ventures into the Northwest. These include Baltimore, Washington's Reagan National Airport, Chicago's Midway Airport, and Houston's William P. Hobby Airport,
Ninety-nine dollars gets passengers to Akron-Canton from New York's LaGuardia Airport.
Flights to Detroit from Atlanta, and Pittsburgh to the same destination cost $109. Atlanta to Minneapolis.is $129.
Orlando from Akron-Canton will be priced at $139. San Diego to Orlando, and San Diego to New Orleans will be priced at $149. Southwest is also offering more flights out of LaGuardia.
The flights to and from San Diego are also part of the airline's recognition of its 32nd anniversary flying in and out of San Diego's Lindbergh Field.
Monday's news is the latest development since the airline announced this month that it is ending service from Branson Airport in Hollister, Mo., Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson, Miss., and Florida's Key West International Airport, June 7. as it shifts its focus to offer service in locations other than its current 48 states The Wall Street Journal reported.
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