Southwest Airlines today extended its flight schedule for travel through Aug. 7, 2015, adding new, nonstop service in cities across the United States.  Southwest Leaders and Employees gathered at events across the country to tout the new nonstop flights which take off starting in June. Customers can now book flights and start making their travel plans for travel throughout June and July 2015, by visiting Southwest.com.

New nonstop service begins June 7, 2015, between:

  • Indianapolis and Los Angeles (LAX, Once daily, as low as $139 one-way
  • Los Angeles (LAX) and Portland, Ore., Twice daily, as low as $69 one-way
  • Oakland and Nashville, Once daily, as low as $149 one-way
  • Oakland and New Orleans, Once daily, as low as $149 one-way

New nonstop service begins June 28, 2015, between:

  • Austin and Orange County/Santa Ana, Once daily as low as $119 one-way
  • Austin and St. Louis, Once daily as low as $89 one-way
  • Indianapolis and Boston Logan, Twice daily as low as $89 one-way

Southwest Airlines also began selling seats on daily service between Orange County/Santa Ana and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and seasonal, Saturday-only service between Baltimore/Washington (BWI) and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, beginning June 7, 2015 through August 7, 2015. Both routes subject to government approval.

At the Southwest Airlines Rink at Skyline Park in downtown Denver, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and other Denver leaders gathered with Southwest to answer media questions about additional frequencies being added to a dozen of the 56 cities Southwest serves with nonstop itineraries from Denver International Airport and the local hiring that will be needed to support its growing operation

“Our June and July schedule is the biggest in our history with as many as 3,800 flights a day,” said Andrew Watterson, Southwest's Vice President of Network Planning & Performance.  “What we're announcing today is an additional investment in many of our long-time communities.  We're connecting our Customers to what's important to them– more seats at our low fares, our great Customer Service and policies, and better schedules through nonstop options.”

Community leaders were involved in similar gatherings of Southwest Airlines Employees and Leaders in Austin and Nashville, where Southwest service has grown through the years to offer dozens of nonstop markets supported by hundreds of locally-based Employees. Leaders in Indianapolis look forward to growing on their current base of 12 nonstop destinations served by 129 Indy-based Employees.

The flight schedule extension for early Summer 2015 also brings additional seasonal flights effective June 7, 2015 (unless otherwise noted), including nonstop service between:

  • Albany and Denver, Once on Saturdays
  • Albuquerque and Orlando, Once Daily Service
  • Austin and Portland, OR, Once Daily Service*
  • Austin and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, Once Daily Service
  • Atlanta and Seattle/Tacoma, Once Daily Service
  • Baltimore/Washington (BWI) and Portland, OR, Once Daily Service
  • Boise and Chicago (Midway), Once Daily Service
  • Chicago (Midway) and Portland, Maine, Once on Saturdays
  • Houston (Hobby) and Portland, OR, Once Daily Service
  • Houston (Hobby) and Salt Lake City, Once on Saturdays
  • Houston (Hobby) and Seattle/Tacoma, Twice Daily Service
  • Kansas City and Seattle/Tacoma, Once Daily Service
  • Los Angeles (LAX) and Omaha, Once Daily Service
  • Las Vegas and Manchester, Once on Saturdays
  • Nashville and Seattle/Tacoma, Once Daily Service
  • Norfolk/Virginia Beach and Tampa Bay, Once on Saturdays
  • Seattle/Tacoma and St. Louis, Once Daily Service
  • Spokane and Chicago (Midway), Once Daily Service

*effective June 28, 2015

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