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Southwest Announces New Service to Miami, Palm Springs, and Montrose/Telluride

Southwest announced new flights and destinations starting in November and December for the seekers of sun and snow. The carrier is launching year-round flights to Miami and Palm Springs, along with seasonal service to Montrose Regional Airport (Telluride) on the Western Slope of Colorado.

Fares as low as $39 one-way!

New routes to Miami, Palm Springs, and Montrose (Telluride) are now available on The number of seats is limited by days of week and market, from the first date of service through March 4, 2021, if booked by 11:59 p.m. Central Daylight Time on October 15, 2020. Blackout dates apply. See full fare rules, terms, and conditions below the listed examples of one-way low fares.

Beginning Sunday, November 15, 2020, Southwest will offer nonstop service between Miami and Tampa (three times daily in each direction), Baltimore/Washington (four times daily in each direction), Houston (Hobby) (four times daily in each direction), and Chicago (Midway) (once daily in each direction). Fares as low as $39.00 one-way between Miami and Tampa, and $69.00 one-way between Miami, Baltimore (BWI), Houston (Hobby), and Chicago (Midway)

Palm Springs and Oakland (twice daily in each direction), Phoenix (three times daily in each direction), and Denver (once daily in each direction). Fares as low as $49.00 one-way to Palm Springs from Oakland and Phoenix, and $79.00 one-way from Denver to Palm Springs.

Beginning Saturday, December 19, 2020, and mirroring the flight schedule previously announced for Steamboat Springs (HDN), Southwest will operate new service seasonally through April 5, 2021, between Montrose (Telluride) and Denver (up to three times daily in each direction), and Dallas (Love Field) (once daily on weekends in each direction). Fares as low as $49.00 one-way to Montrose from Denver, and $79.00 one-way to Montrose from Dallas (Love Field).

“Our schedules for these new cities on the Southwest network thoughtfully link them to relevant nonstop destinations that also provide great connections, a comfortable journey with our unmatched flexibility, and our friendly policies,” said Andrew Watterson, Southwest Airlines Chief Commercial Officer & Executive Vice President. “Southwest is stretching into new places to provide for two needs: desired options for our Customers who seek snow or sun, and wide-open spaces to enjoy a break from the unexpected that 2020 brought; and for our Company, critically-needed new business that offsets the diminished demand for travel across other parts of the country.”

Southwest Airlines announces new service to Montrose (Telluride), CO. Flights to Montrose, as well as previously announced service to Steamboat Springs (Hayden), CO, beginning December 19, 2020

International by Southwest

Southwest also reestablished service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, offering the airline’s inaugural international nonstop service from Phoenix. The carrier is now operating daily service between Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport and both Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta.

Southwest offers international service from a dozen cities throughout the United States including Chicago (Midway), Denver, Indianapolis, Phoenix, Tampa. Southwest currently offers published service to five countries: three cities in Mexico—Cancun, Los Cabos, and Puerto Vallarta—Aruba, Montego Bay in Jamaica, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, and Havana in Cuba.

All of these flights and the carrier’s entire published schedule of travel options through April 11, 2021, are available to book now at

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