updated - May 18, 2021 Tuesday EDT
Southwest Airlines new direct flights to 15 destinations begin this fall.
The new destinations originating from Dallas's Love Field Airport include Baltimore Washington, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, and Chicago's Midway Airport Oct. 13 a press release reported.
Flights from Dallas Love Field to Atlanta, Nashville, Reagan National Airport in Washington D.C., Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood Airport, Los Angeles, New York LaGuardia, Phoenix, San Diego, Orange County's Santa Ana Airport, and Tampa begin Nov. 2
The service will bring Southwest's direct flight total out of Dallas Love Field to 31 the press release reported.
"The official repeal of Wright Amendment federal flight restrictions signifies a turning point for the Southwest brand not just in Dallas, but from coast-to-coast," Gary Kelly, chairman, president, and CEO at Southwest said in a statement. "We are pleased to offer this new service to the Customers of our home airport, who have waited 34 long years, and we thank the many, many folks who made this opportunity a reality. Goodbye, Wright Amendment. Hello, America!" Kelly said in the statement.
Southwest announced new international routes from Atlanta to Aruba, and Montego Bay. Baltimore Washington flights will go to Aruba, Nassau, Bahamas, and Montego Bay. Passengers will be able to fly to Aruba from Orlando on Saturdays, and Montego Bay, slated to begin July 1, a press release reported.
Southwest will also 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 another press release reported.
Flights to Detroit from Atlanta, and Pittsburgh to the same destination cost $109. Atlanta to Minneapolis will be $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 the press release reported. Southwest is also offering more flights out of LaGuardia the press release reported.
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