Southwest Airlines extends its route map to fourth destination in Mexico and 9th international destination.
The carrier filed its application with the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide daily, nonstop service between John Wayne Airport, Orange County (SNA) and Lic. Gustavo Diaz Ordaz International Airport (PVR) in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, beginning June 7, 2015, subject to approvals from relevant governmental agencies.
Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines Chairman, President, and CEO, said, "Puerto Vallarta will be our ninth international destination, allowing Southwest to continue our purpose of connecting People to what is important in their lives while also connecting them to an amazing new destination."
In addition, Kelly announced the Company's plans to add Saturday service between Baltimore/Washington International Airport and San Jose del Cabo/Los Cabos, Mexico, beginning June 13, 2015, subject to approvals from relevant governmental agencies.
The carrier also today extended its bookable flight schedule through June 5, 2015, offering Customers many new options such as new seasonal daily service between San Antonio and Cancun, and between San Diego and St. Louis. New flights operating only on Saturdays will connect Houston and Ft. Myers, Milwaukee and San Diego, and Orlando and Omaha.