Southwest Airlines bolsters its schedule for the summer, especially in San Diego and San Jose

Southwest Airlines  Boeing 737-800 WL N8558Z (msn 63602) BFI (Brian Worthington). Image: 957290.

Southwest Airlines added additional service to its flight schedule beginning in early June, including more options for California travel; new service for Hawaii, the Pacific Northwest, and the Caribbean also announced. New routes, additional flights, and the carrier’s flight schedule through Nov. 5, 2022, are now available.

Committed to California

Building on a 20-year legacy as the largest carrier of California air travelers, Southwest is setting forth a summer flight schedule that offers more flights in key markets up and down the Golden State, including these weekday schedules beginning June 5:

            San Diego and Sacramento – up to 20 times each way
            San Diego and San Jose – up to 20 times each way
            San Diego and Oakland – up to 14 times each way

Also on June 5, new nonstop service begins once daily between Sacramento and Santa Barbara.

The Way to San Jose

Throughout the summer, Southwest will increase service on these routes between:

            San Jose, Calif. and Las Vegas – weekday service up to 13 times a day each way
            San Jose, Calif. and Long Beach, Calif. – weekday service up to four times each way
            San Jose, Calif. and Orange County/Santa Ana, Calif. – weekday service up to 10 times each way

Northwest by Southwest

Additional access between the Pacific Northwest and the Peninsula/Silicon Valley grows with new Southwest service between San Jose, Calif. and Eugene, Ore., once daily beginning June 5and with additional flights on existing routes between:

            San Jose and Boise – weekday service twice a day each way
            San Jose and Spokane – weekday service up to twice a day each way
            San Jose and Portland, Ore. – weekday service six times a day each way
            San Jose and Seattle/Tacoma – weekday service six times a day each way

Hawaii with Heart

Recently commemorating three years of serving the Hawaiian Islands, Southwest is increasing the number of flights within the Aloha State to offer interisland service at more times of day to connect people in the islands with business, family, and fun. New, once daily service nonstop between Kahului (Maui) and Lihue (Kauai) begins June 5with additional flights offered on existing interisland routes.

Interisland Service

Beginning June 5

Beginning Sept. 5

Honolulu (Oahu) and
Kahului (Maui)

currently six times daily

Eight times each way

11 times each way

Honolulu (Oahu) and 

Hilo (Island of Hawaii)

currently four times daily

Five times each way

Honolulu (Oahu) and 

Kona (Island of Hawaii)

currently four times daily

Five times each way

Six times each way

Honolulu (Oahu) and
Lihue (Kauai)

currently four times daily

Five times each way

Six times each way

Kona (Island of Hawaii) and
Kahului (Maui)

currently once daily

Will operate twice daily June 5 through Sept. 4

Cuba Service

The carrier’s popular value in providing authorized travel between the U.S. and Cuba is available to more Southwest Customers with a tripling of service from South Florida beginning May 4, roundtrip three times daily on the carrier’s Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood—Havana route. That same week, an additional roundtrip on Saturdays begins May 7 on the Tampa, Fla.—Havana route, to complement daily roundtrip service.

Top Copyright Photo: Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 WL N8558Z (msn 63602) BFI (Brian Worthington). Image: 957290.

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