Southwest Airlines announced new flights linking long-served communities along the west coast with new time-saving service. Beginning August 1, 2017, Southwest will offer twice daily service between Sacramento and Long Beach and once daily service between Sacramento and Spokane.
“As we approach 700 departures a day this summer from a total of ten airports in California, we’re continuing an investment in the Golden State that dates back 35 years,” said Andrew Watterson, Senior Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer for Southwest. [...]
In June, Southwest inaugurated service at Long Beach Airport, the carrier’s 98th destination service and now offers service in all five major commercial airports in the L.A. basin. Southwest’s first route out of Long Beach was to Oakland and now, on top of much success, Southwest is adding a second route in September.
Beginning September 18, Southwest will start flying to Las Vegas from Long Beach with three daily flights in each direction. Flights are now on sale and fares start as low as $39.00 one-way.
“Southwest is a welcomed addition to Long Beach Airport, [...]
The festive spirit of the recently turned 80-year-old Queen Mary continues with a grand Fourth of July party celebrating America from Coast to Coast. There’s no need to travel cross-country for Independence Day fun! The Queen Mary’s all-day celebration event thematically brings the East Coast, South, Southwest and West Coast to Southern California for a one-stop countrywide patriotic fete that ends with a spectacular musical fireworks show over the Pacific.
The festivities welcome guests with a gateway to the East Coast’s Coney Island. Carnival and strolling [...]
Today, Southwest celebrates inaugural service at Long Beach Airport, the carrier’s 98th city served, now offering service in all five major commercial airports in the L.A. Basin with four flights a day to and from the Bay Area nonstop between Long Beach and Oakland.
“Southwest’s arrival in Long Beach brings much needed competition not just with our unique value and unparalleled Customer Service, but with unmatched access to the rest of the country through our Oakland gateway,” said Paul Cullen, Southwest Airlines’ Vice [...]