Southwest Airlines adds four new domestic routes to Florida
- Southwest Airlines, the world’s largest LCC, increased its domestic offering with the launch of four new services during the course of last week, all of which are operated weekly (Saturdays). With the longest route being the 2,585-kilometre service from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Denver, CO (DEN), and the shortest being inaugurated from Fort Myers, FL (RSW) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) at 1,860 kilometres. The airline will face competition only on the Fort Myers to Denver route, from United Airlines’ daily flights and Frontier Airlines’ four weekly operations.
|Launch date||Origin||Destination||WF||A/C||Competition (WF)|
|8 March||Fort Myers, FL (RSW)||Albany, NY (ALB)||1||737|
|Denver, CO (DEN)||737||United Airlines (7), Frontier Airlines (4)|
|Kansas City, MO (MCI)||733|
|Orlando, FL (MCO)||Portland, ME (PWM)||737|
|Source: Innovata / Diio Mi w/c 11 March 2014.|