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Just recently, Southwest Airlines announced new service to the following cities:
- Akron/Canton, OH (begins August 12, 2012) – direct flights to/from:
- Chicago (Midway)
- Dayton, OH (begins August 12, 2012) – direct fights to/from:
- Des Moines, IA (begins September 30, 2012) – direct flights to/from:
- Chicago (Midway)
- Key West, FL (begins November 4, 2012) – direct flights to/from:
- Washington, DC (begins July 8, 2012) – direct flights to/from:
I am excited to see Southwest adding more cities and expanding their presence. Personally, I am most happy to see Key West as getting there can be challenging (flying into Miami and driving 4 hours) or expensive. While the Southwest flights are still around $400 roundtrip from NY, utilizing my Southwest companion pass makes it an inexpensive weekend away!
I am keeping my fingers crossed that they will soon pick up some of AirTrans Caribbean destinations as that would be a huge advantage for Southwest. While I am not holding my breathe as mergers typically take a few years, I am very excited for that benefit.
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Good to see some more competition for Key West. Although it is a good use of Delta points since the ticket is so expensive.
Finally you are going to Iowa you will pick up a lot of happy people who have waited a very lingo time for this day.
Sorry should say long time.
Finally you are going to Iowa you will pick up a lot of happy people who have waited a very long time for this day.
Now all ya got to do is fly to Mesa Az. Direct I am just saying!