Southwest Airlines Adds Las Vegas and Phoenix Nonstops to Atlanta Service


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Southwest Airlines’ new business venture into Atlanta is quickly developing, with a new announcement released today, Sept. 6.

The airline is expanding its service plan for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) next year, with two additional nonstop destinations: Las Vegas and Phoenix.

Open for sale as of today, Sept. 6, the carrier will add daily, roundtrip flights between Atlanta and Las Vegas, and Atlanta and Phoenix, for travel starting March 10, 2012.

In August, Southwest unveiled it would begin service to the Atlanta market on February 12, 2012, with 15 daily nonstop flights to five destinations: Baltimore/Washington, Chicago Midway, Denver, Houston Hobby, and Austin, Texas.

To celebrate, Southwest is offering fares as low as $109 one-way between Atlanta and both Phoenix and Las Vegas for travel every day except Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from March 10, 2012, through April 7, 2012.

To obtain these fare prices, travel must be booked now through October 1, 2011.