• Joe Breitfeller

Southwest Airlines Adds Five New destinations From Austin, Texas

From March 10, 2022, Southwest Airlines will add five new destinations from Austin, Texas, expanding their network to 46 destinations and 105 departures per day. The new flights from Austin include service to Amarillo, Charleston, Columbus, Midland/Odessa and Ontario, CA.

Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX - Courtesy Southwest Airlines

On Thursday (September 16, 2021), Southwest Airlines announced an increase in service from Austin, Texas. In total, the airline will offer nonstop service to 46 destinations with up to 105 daily departures. The new routes include flights between Austin and Amarillo, Charleston, Columbus, Midland/Odessa (TX) and Ontario, CA. From March 12, 2022, the carrier will also launch new service between Austin and Puerta Vallarta, Mexico, as well as seasonal weekly flights to Panama City, Sarasota/Bradenton and Destin/Fort Walton Beach in Florida.

In Thursday’s announcement, Southwest Airlines’ Vice President of Southwest Business, Dave Harvey, said,

“We’re celebrating a growing Customer base in Central Texas with this major investment designed specifically for Austin’s business and leisure travelers. As we continue to strengthen our network in Austin, Customers will see more flights on key routes as well as new destinations across our map, while enjoying Southwest’s world-famous Hospitality.”

Celebrating their 50th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) has distinguished itself by offering exemplary customer service delivered by over 56,000 team members. Southwest offers a robust point-to-point network with a strong presence across leisure and business markets. In 2019, the carrier served 130 million passengers. During peak travel seasons, the airline operates more than 4,000 daily departures to 101 destinations across the U.S. and 10 additional countries. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, based on the number of originating passengers boarded, Southwest has been the largest U.S. domestic carrier since 2003.

Source: Southwest Airlines