Southwest announces service between Nashville and Atlanta, extends schedule through October 1

"Missouri One"

Southwest Airlines (Dallas) has extended its bookable flight schedule through October 1, 2018, adding several new nonstop routes to its schedule.

Ahead of an event for thousands of Southwest® Employees in Nashville, airline Leaders announced that the carrier will be adding five departures a day Monday through Friday for nonstop travel between Nashville and Atlanta beginning on August 7, 2018. The route will be offered three times a day on Saturdays and Sundays.


*A fare difference might apply.

Growing Los Angeles

The airline continues to strengthen its service in California by announcing a new nonstop route linking Los Angeles area Customers to Florida with daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Tampa beginning August 7, 2018.

Also beginning August 7, 2018, the carrier will add frequency with one additional daily flight on the following routes:

Between LAX and New Orleans 

Increased to three roundtrips on weekdays

Between LAX and Portland, Oregon

Increased to three daily roundtrips on weekdays

Southwest also announced its daily nonstop seasonal service between Los Angeles and Omaha will be offered year-round beginning June 7, 2018.

Cincinnati Goes Mile-High

Cincinnati Customers will see their first daily nonstop service to Denver beginning August 7, 2018. This route complements the carrier’s five daily flights between Chicago and Cincinnati and three daily flights between Baltimore and Cincinnati.

Throughout March 2018, the carrier will also offer daily nonstop service between Cincinnati and Phoenix.

Midwest Additions

Southwest is adding more nonstop service from St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo., strengthening its position as the state’s biggest airline in terms of daily departures.

Beginning April 8, 2018, the carrier will add daily nonstop service between
Kansas City, Mo. and Raleigh-Durham, N.C.

Beginning August 7, 2018, the carrier will add daily nonstop service between
St. Louis and Hartford, Conn.

Wait, there’s more!

In January, the carrier announced its intention to serve Paine Field in Everett, Washington, subject to requisite approvals of governmental and regulatory agencies. The carrier’s flight schedule and low fares are expected to be announced this spring.

Additionally, the carrier remains on-track with its intention to sell tickets this year to Hawaii, subject to requisite governmental approvals.


Copyright Photo: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-7H4 SSWL N280WN (msn 32533) (Missouri One) FLL (Bruce Drum). Image: 104597.

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