Southwest Airlines Continues Hawaii Expansion and More

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Southwest Airlines announced their latest flight schedule which runs through June 6, 2020. Exciting new routes include continued Hawaii expansion with the start of San Diego to both Kahului and Honolulu.

Additionally, we see new increased interisland service between Honolulu and Kahului (Maui).

Per Southwest,

Aloha, Soon Diego!

Once daily service between San Diego and Kahului on Maui begins April 14, 2020
Once daily service between San Diego and Honolulu on Oahu begins April 20, 2020

Additional interisland service is also part of today’s flight schedule announcement. Beginning April 14, 2020, Southwest will offer six flights daily in each direction on interisland service between Honolulu and Kahului, an increase from the current offering of four flights directionally.

Next spring, travelers will have more options for travel to and from Baltimore/Washington (BWI). The carrier will add 17 additional departures from BWI on established and popular routes, giving Customers nearly 240 departures a day.

The carrier also is augmenting nonstop service between Lubbock and Houston, as well as Amarillo and Houston. Both markets currently operate nonstop only on Sundays and become a nonstop option on weekdays in mid-April 2020.

Southwest also will resume nonstop service seasonally on international routes that operation on Saturdays and Sundays.

Beginning April 18, 2020, fly on weekends nonstop between: 
Atlanta and Cancun
Atlanta and Punta Cana
Oakland and Puerto Vallarta

On Saturday April 18, 2020, the carrier also will resume weekly service on Saturdays between New Orleans and Cancun.

Also check out other recent Southwest Airlines route announcements:

If you’re looking to redeem Rapid Rewards points for these flights, remember Southwest is a transfer partner of Chase Ultimate Rewards if you need to transfer over some points.

What are your thoughts on these latest route announcements from Southwest? Feel free to share below.

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