Southwest, AirTran Announce Winter Flight Schedules

Southwest Airlines and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways report new nonstop routes as they extend their flight schedules for travel bookings through Jan. 4, 2013. Customers can now book for the holiday travel season.

Southwest also announced that it will begin service to Florida's Key West Airport (EYW) on Nov. 4, 2012, assuming all flying from AirTran. Southwest will operate one daily nonstop departure to Tampa Bay (TPA) and one daily nonstop departure to Orlando (MCO).
In addition, Southwest will add new service between several markets:

Southwest's new markets include:
    •    Two daily nonstop flights between Dallas Love Field and Harlingen
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Denver and Louisville
    •    Two daily nonstop flights between Houston Hobby and Indianapolis
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Houston Hobby and Orange County
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Kansas City and New Orleans
 
Southwest assumes flying from AirTran:
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Key West and Orlando
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Key West and Tampa Bay
    •    Two daily nonstop flights between Boston Logan and Milwaukee
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Milwaukee
    •    Five daily nonstop flights between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Milwaukee
    •    One daily nonstop flight between San Francisco and Milwaukee
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Orlando and Minneapolis-St. Paul
 
AirTran reports it  has also made adjustments to its flight schedule to accommodate seasonal demand to several destinations.

AirTran's seasonal new markets include:
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Buffalo and Tampa Bay
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Akron-Canton and Ft. Myers
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Columbus and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Columbus and Tampa Bay
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Indianapolis
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood and Philadelphia
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay
    •    One daily nonstop flight between Rochester and Tampa Bay
    •    Four weekly nonstop flights between Flint and Ft. Myers
    •    Four weekly nonstop flights between Grand Rapids and Ft. Myers

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