Southwest Airlines has begun operating more than a dozen new nonstop routes across North America. San Jose’s Mineta Airport saw six new nonstop routes take off last Sunday, adding more nonstop routes from the Bay Area to cities across the United States.
Southwest is the busiest airline in San Jose with over 80 daily flights.
On Sun., Apr. 8, 2018, Southwest inaugurated service on 11 new routes between cities throughout California and cities across the United States. The nonstop flights will take Customers between:
San Jose, Calif. and Boise
San Jose, Calif. and Houston
San Jose, Calif. and Spokane
San Jose, Calif. and St. Louis
San Jose, Calif. and New Orleans (Flights operate on Sundays)
San Jose, Calif. and Albuquerque (Flights operate on Sundays)
San Francisco and Austin
Sacramento and Austin
Sacramento and St. Louis
Oakland and Newark
San Diego and Newark
Also on Sunday, the carrier also began new intra-Florida service between Ft. Lauderdale and Jacksonville. The flights operate three times a day. Additionally, Southwest celebrated new daily nonstop flights between Raleigh/Durham and Kansas City, Mo., and Sunday-only nonstop service between Austin and Indianapolis.
New Saturday Service
On Saturday, April 14, the carrier will begin weekly service on Saturdays between Oakland and Orlando, marking the first time Southwest has connected the Bay Area and Orlando with nonstop service. The service will be offered daily beginning July 15, 2018.