Southwest Airlines has extended its schedule through March 8, 2017 and also announced two new, weekly nonstop offerings to operate during the winter season, Southwest will operate on Saturdays beginning January 7 through March 4, 2017, between Dallas (Love) and Reno; and for travel on Saturdays beginning December 17, 2016, through March 4, 2017, between Newark and San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Other markets in the schedule extension include weekend service between Ft. Myers and Buffalo, Flint, Providence, and Washington (Reagan National), and Kansas City, daily.
Other weekend service links Orlando and Detroit, Flint, Richmond and Omaha. The carrier also intends to fly nonstop on Saturdays between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Minneapolis/St. Paul.
In addition, Southwest has optimized its flight schedules to bring additional flights for football fans traveling with their favorite team in mid-September by adding special nonstop service out for sale today between Oakland and New Orleans (weekend of September 9-12, 2016) as well as Columbus and Oklahoma City (weekend of September 16-18, 2016).
Copyright Photo: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-76V WL N559WN (msn 30249) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 933692.