Spring Breaking News: Southwest Airlines To Offer More Seasonal Nonstop Service For Spring Break Travel


  • Flight schedule extended through April 8, 2024
  • Nonstop international service added on Saturdays between and Belize; and between St. Louis and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos, Mexico
  • New route links Austin and San Juan, Puerto Rico

DALLASSouthwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) is encouraging Customers to book spring break vacations beginning today with the extension of its flight schedule through April 8, 2024. To address seasonal travel patterns and demand, the airline brings more nonstop options for Southwest® Customers, including those traveling on peak days when new time-saving nonstop service complements a schedule of daily connecting or same-plane service.

Spring to the Beach with New Flights 

Southwest Airlines® continues responding to Customer demand by adding more international service and returning key seasonal routes.

Baltimore to Beaches

Beginning March 9, 2024, Baltimore's largest airline offers new nonstop service on Saturdays between Baltimore/Washington and Belize*. The same day, Southwest resumes seasonal international service on Saturdays nonstop between:

Baltimore and Grand Cayman
Baltimore and Turks and Caicos
Baltimore and Cabo San Lucas/Los Cabos

Beginning March 9, 2024, the airline resumes seasonal nonstop service on weekends between Baltimore and Panama City, Fla. The airline also resumes nonstop service on some days of week in March between Baltimore and Destin/Ft. Walton Beach, Fla.

St. Louis to the Sea

The Gateway to the West takes on new meaning beginning Saturday, March 9, 2024, as Southwest adds seasonal nonstop service between St. Louis and Los Cabos, Mexico*. The route complements seasonal service to resume the same day between St. Louis and Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Beginning March 9, the carrier resumes seasonal service on weekends between St. Louisand three coastal destinations in Florida: Palm Beach,Pensacola, andDestin/Fort Walton Beach.

St. Louis Customers looking for a quick way to California'sBay Area will find daily nonstop service restored between St. Louisand San Francisco beginning March 7, 2024.

Break Away from Austin

Austin travelers can enjoy new nonstop service to the Caribbean on Southwest. Beginning March 9, 2024, Southwest offers seasonal Saturday service between Austinand San Juan, Puerto Rico. The route complements previously announced seasonal nonstop service beginning the same day between:

Austin and Cozumel (Saturdays)
Austin and Puerto Vallarta, Mexico (Saturdays and Sundays)
Austin and Panama City, Fla. (Saturdays)
Austin and Montrose (Telluride/Crested Butte), Colo. (Saturdays)

On March 7, Southwest also resumes daily nonstop service between Austinand Charleston, S.C.

A full list of all returning seasonal markets is at this link on the Southwest Airlines Newsroom.

These flights, and the carrier's full schedule of service through April 8, 2024, are available now at Southwest.com.

*Subject to governmental approvals

Southwest Airlines Co. operates one of the world's most admired and awarded airlines, offering its one-of-a-kind value and Hospitality at 121 airports across 11 countries. Southwest took flight in 1971 to democratize the sky through friendly, reliable, and low-cost air travel and now carries more air travelers flying nonstop within the United States than any other airline1. Based in Dallas and famous for an Employee-first corporate Culture, Southwest maintains an unprecedented record of no involuntary furloughs or layoffs in its history. By empowering its more than 71,0002 People to deliver unparalleled Hospitality, the maverick airline cherishes a passionate loyalty among more than 126 million Customers carried in 20221. That formula for success brought industry-leading prosperity and 47 consecutive years3 of profitability for Southwest Shareholders (NYSE: LUV). Southwest leverages a unique legacy and mission to serve communities around the world including harnessing the power of its People and Purpose to put communities at the Heart of its success. Learn more by visiting Southwest.com/citizenship. As the airline with Heart, Southwest has set a goal to work toward achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Southwest has also set near-term targets and a four-pillar strategy to achieve its environmental goals. Learn more by visiting Southwest.com/planet

1U.S. Dept. of Transportation most recent reporting of domestic originating passengers boarded 
2Fulltime-equivalent active Employees  
31973-2019 annual profitability    

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