Southwest Airlines begins 13 new routes

Southwest Airlines Pittsburgh to Dallas Love Field

On 8 August, Southwest Airlines launched services from Columbus to Boston and Oakland. Flights on both sectors will be operated using the airline’s 737-700s.

Portland Airport Southwest

On 8 August, Portland Airport welcomed Southwest Airlines’ new twice-daily service from Orange County. The 1,382-kilometre sector will face direct competition from Alaska Airlines.

Charleston airport southwest

On 9 August, Charleston Airport celebrated Southwest Airlines’ inaugural service to Dallas Love Field. Services on the 1,567-kilometre sector will operate daily using the carrier’s 737-700s.

On 9 August, Pittsburgh Airport celebrated Southwest’s inaugural service to Dallas Love Field. To commemorate the occasion the airport did not just make one, but two cakes for the first passengers to enjoy, as well as a ribbon cutting ceremony and live entertainment at the gate. Flights will operate daily on the 1,704-kilometre sector.

Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
8 August Columbus (CMH) Boston (BOS) B73W (14) Delta Air Lines (19)
Oakland (OAK) B73W (7)
Orange County (SNA) Portland (PDX) B73W (14) Alaska Airlines (20)
Washington Reagan (DCA) Fort Lauderdale (FLL) B73W (7) JetBlue Airways (28), American Airlines (20)
9 August Charleston (CHS) Dallas Love Field (DAL)
Dallas Love Field (DAL) Boston (BOS)
Charlotte Douglas (CLT)
Detroit (DTW)
Omaha (OMA)
Philadelphia (PHL)
Pittsburgh (PIT)
Raleigh-Durham (RDU)
Salt Lake City (SLC)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser for w/c 12 August 2015. WF = Weekly frequencies.



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