For the Capital Region, starting in June, Southwest will offer a nonstop flight from Albany to Denver.
Here's the full release:
DALLAS—Dec. 17, 2014—Southwest Airlines® (NYSE: LUV) extended its flight schedule for
travel through Aug. 7, 2015, adding new, nonstop service in cities across the United States. Southwest
Leaders and Employees gathered at events across the country to tout the new nonstop flights which
take off starting in June. Customers can now book flights and start making their travel plans for travel
throughout June and July 2015, by visiting Southwest.com.
The carrier is offering special pricing (see complete fare rules below) for purchase today through Dec. 22, 2014, on new nonstop routes for travel June 7-Aug. 6, 2015.
New nonstop service begins June 7, 2015, between:
Indianapolis and Los Angeles (LAX) Once daily as low as $139 one-way
Los Angeles (LAX) and Portland, Ore. Twice daily as low as $69 one-way
Oakland and Nashville Once daily as low as $149 one-way
Oakland and New Orleans Once daily as low as $149 one-way
New nonstop service begins June 28, 2015, between:
Austin and Orange County/Santa Ana Once daily as low as $119 one-way
Austin and St. Louis Once daily as low as $89 one-way
Indianapolis and Boston Logan Twice daily as low as $89 one-way
Southwest Airlines also began selling seats on daily service between Orange County/Santa Ana and
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, and seasonal, Saturday-only service between Baltimore/Washington (BWI)
and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, beginning June 7, 2015 through August 7, 2015. Both
routes subject to government approval.
At the Southwest Airlines Rink at Skyline Park in downtown Denver, Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and other Denver leaders gathered with Southwest to answer media questions about additional frequencies being added to a dozen of the 56 cities Southwest serves with nonstop itineraries from Denver International Airport and the local hiring that will be needed to support its growing operation.
“Our June and July schedule is the biggest in our history with as many as 3,800 flights a day,” said
Andrew Watterson, Southwest’s Vice President of Network Planning & Performance. “What we’re
announcing today is an additional investment in many of our long-time communities. We’re connecting our Customers to what’s important to them-- more seats at our low fares, our great Customer Service and policies, and better schedules through nonstop options.”
Community leaders were involved in similar gatherings of Southwest Airlines Employees and Leaders in Austin and Nashville, where Southwest service has grown through the years to offer dozens of nonstop markets supported by hundreds of locally-based Employees. Leaders in Indianapolis look forward to growing on their current base of 12 nonstop destinations served by 129 Indy-based Employees.
The flight schedule extension for early Summer 2015 also brings additional seasonal flights effective
June 7, 2015 (unless otherwise noted), including nonstop service between:
Albany and Denver Once on Saturdays
Albuquerque and Orlando Once Daily Service
Austin and Portland, OR Once Daily Service*
Austin and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico Once Daily Service
Atlanta and Seattle/Tacoma Once Daily Service
Baltimore/Washington (BWI) and Portland, OR Once Daily Service
Boise and Chicago (Midway) Once Daily Service
Chicago (Midway) and Portland, Maine Once on Saturdays
Houston (Hobby) and Portland, OR Once Daily Service
Houston (Hobby) and Salt Lake City Once on Saturdays
Houston (Hobby) and Seattle/Tacoma Twice Daily Service
Kansas City and Seattle/Tacoma Once Daily Service
Los Angeles (LAX) and Omaha Once Daily Service3
Las Vegas and Manchester Once on Saturdays
Nashville and Seattle/Tacoma Once Daily Service
Norfolk/Virginia Beach and Tampa Bay Once on Saturdays
Seattle/Tacoma and St. Louis Once Daily Service
Spokane and Chicago (Midway) Once Daily Service
*effective June 28, 2015