City of Austin: Southwest Airlines Announces Largest Program Ever From Austin From March 2022
September 16, 2021
AUSTIN, Texas – Marking its 44th year in the Texas capital this week, Southwest Airlines, the largest carrier at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), has announced it will bring even more air service to Austin from March.
The airline will increase its service to more than 20 flights per day, offering non-stop service between Austin and 46 destinations on up to 105 departures per day.
“With today’s major investment, we have designed a schedule specifically focused on creating key non-stop routes and adding additional frequencies on routes already served for business and leisure travelers from Austin, ”said Dave Harvey, vice president of Southwest Business and the airline’s executive ambassador. in Austin. “We thank our customers for the capital’s more than 44 years of success and look forward to welcoming more Central Texans on board our new flights in the months to come.”
In addition to the increased frequencies, Southwest will also add non-stop service from Austin to nine new and return destinations.
New daily nonstop service to Amarillo (AMA), Charleston (CHS), Columbus (CMH), Midland (MAF) and Ontario (ONT) will begin March 10, with service to Puerto Vallarta (PVR) – subject to approvals government requirements – and weekly seasonal service to Panama City (ECP), Sarasota / Bradenton (SRQ) and Destin / Fort Walton Beach (VPS) starting March 12.
“As Austin and its airport continue to grow, we are delighted to welcome these new expanded services to central Texas,” said Jacqueline Yaft, CEO of AUS. “Celebrating 44 years of operating Southwest in Austin, we are grateful for their continued investment and confidence in the future of AUS.”
Owned and operated by the City of Austin, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is the second fastest growing mid-size airport in the United States. Austin-Bergstrom is also an economic engine in central Texas, providing more than 74,000 direct and indirect jobs in the central Texas area.
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This press release was produced by the City of Austin. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.