In its new schedule extension through June 2014, Southwest Airlines is adding new routes from Portland in Oregon and San Diego, and is increasing its services in existing markets from New York LaGuardia.
Following the recent slot re-allocation at New York LaGuardia as a condition of American Airlines’ merger with US Airways, Southwest Airlines is increasing its non-stop services linking LaGuardia and Nashville, Houston Hobby, Chicago Midway and Akron-Canton in Ohio.
The carrier is adding the extra New York LaGuardia flights from May 11.
Southwest Airlines is also launching new non-stop service from San Diego to Orlando; New Orleans; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. The new flights come as Southwest nears its 32nd anniversary of serving San Diego International Airport.
The airline will also offer new non-stop services from Portland International Airport. In addition to its two daily non-stop flights to San Diego, Southwest will offer daily service to Baltimore/Washington International Airport, Chicago Midway and Houston Hobby.
As Southwest moves toward its final phase of integrating AirTran Airways, new Southwest non-stop service at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport includes services to Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Milwaukee and Pittsburgh.
Southwest is offering promotional introductory fares on various new and existing routes.
One-way, non-stop fares from $89 are available between Milwaukee and Washington Reagan National Airport; Boston Logan and Akron-Canton; and San Diego and Portland and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Southwest is offering one-way non-stops from $99 between New York LaGuardia and Akron-Canton; and $109 between Atlanta and both Detroit and Pittsburgh.
The carrier is offering one-way non-stops from $129 between Atlanta and Minneapolis/St. Paul; $139 between Akron-Canton and Orlando; and $149 between San Diego and both Orlando and New Orleans.
These promotional fares are available only on www.southwest.com or swabiz.com and can be purchased through December 20 at 11:59 pm for the respective time zone of the originating city.
The promotional fares are valid for travel from June 8 through June 30. However, promotional fares to New Orleans are valid for travel from April 8 through May 31. Blackout dates for New Orleans include April 24 through May 5, May 22, May 24, and May 26, 2014.
Travel under the promotional fares is valid every day except for Fridays and Sundays.