Southwest Airlines Adds New Destinations, $49 Fare Sale
On Thursday, Southwest Airlines announced an expansion of its services, domestically and internationally, including adding service for Cincinnati and Grand Cayman, assuming government approval. The new service in Cincinnati and Grand Cayman is set to begin June 4, 2017.
In a statement, Dave Harvey, Southwest Airlines’ Managing Director of Business Development said, “Bringing Southwest to Cincinnati not only answers a call from our new community and corporate partners for key nonstop service and broad network access with more affordable fares but also now gives our more than 110 million annual Customers access to a full complement of the top 50 markets across the contiguous 48 states. The addition of Cincinnati is yet another example of how we are connecting communities across the nation with our unmatched schedule and network, full-sized Boeing 737s, and Customer-friendly policies that you’ll only find at Southwest.”
Service from Cincinnati
Southwest will offer nonstop service to Chicago Midway and Baltimore-Washington. Between now and January 26, 2017, Southwest is offering fares starting at $49 for these destinations, for travel June 4 – August 14, although there are blackout dates June 30 – July 9.
Southwest will also be offering service between Newark and Indianapolis and between Nashville and Minneapolis.
New Destinations from Florida
Southwest is also adding new domestic and international destinations from Florida. Southwest is adding daily nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale to Orlando and Washington, DC (Dulles), daily service between Fort Lauderdale and Philadelphia, twice daily service between Tampa and New York LaGuardia, and weekend service between Pensacola and Denver.
New international destinations from Fort Lauderdale are included below.
West Coast Service
Southwest is expanding it’s West Coast service as well. They are adding service between Portland and San Francisco, San Jose and Reno, and seasonal service between Oakland and Newark. Other destinations are included in the chart below.