Southwest Airlines Adds 31 New Routes this Spring and Summer

Southwest Airlines Adds 31 New Routes

Southwest Airlines Adds 31 New Routes this Spring and Summer

Southwest Airlines has introduced 31 new routes added to its sprawling leisure network, including new service at Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) beginning May 23, 2021; additional service in the Heart of Texas through Austin; and new time-saving nonstop travel itineraries between popular destinations on the growing Southwest Airlines map.

Service from Myrtle Beach

Beginning Sunday, May 23, 2021, Southwest will add service to a third airport in South Carolina, giving Southwest Customers across the country access to Myrtle Beach through five nonstop cities offered within the first week of service: Baltimore/Washington (BWI), Chicago (Midway), and Nashville; and additional nonstop service from Dallas (Love Field) and Pittsburgh will operate on Saturdays beginning May 29.

A third wave of service to this stretch of the South Carolina coast will bring options to fly with Southwest nonstop from Atlanta, Columbus, and Indianapolis beginning June 6, 2021. Customers should check for specific itineraries on their desired day of travel, as some nonstop service does not operate every day of the week.

Myrtle Beach is accessible on Southwest Airlines this summer from 50+ cities through same-plane and connecting itineraries. In celebration of the arrival of Southwest Airlines in Myrtle Beach, bringing everyday low fares, flexibility, and ‘golf bags fly free®’* to make it easier for Customers to travel with their favorite gear, Southwest is offering one-way fares to Myrtle Beach from some of the new nonstop cities as low as $69 one-way.

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Visit for a complete list of fares, as well as rules, and terms and conditions. The number of seats, days of the week, and markets for these fares are limited. Golf bags fly free as one of two checked pieces of baggage offered to every Southwest Customer (weight and size limitations apply). First and second checked bags fly free (weight and size limitations apply).

More Choices Out of Austin

This summer, Southwest will offer its Austin Customers nonstop service to a record 37 cities including Sacramento (beginning May 9), and Burbank, Miami, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Orange County, and Salt Lake City (beginning June 6), with one-way fares as low as $99.

Southwest also will offer nonstop service on weekends between Austin and one of the carrier’s newest destinations, Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Fla., beginning June 6.

Additional Non-Stop Options

New nonstop routes for the summer include daily service beginning May 9 between Denver and Richmond; Las Vegas and Palm Springs, Calif.; and Miami and St Louis. Additional nonstop routes include daily service beginning June 6 between Nashville and Long Island/Islip; as well as Chicago (Midway) and Portland, Maine.

Bozeman, Mont., joins the Southwest network on May 27 with previously announced daily service. Beginning June 6 and through the summer, Southwest will offer additional nonstop service on weekends between Bozeman and Dallas (Love Field), Chicago (Midway), and Phoenix.

The carrier now has published daily service between Denver and both Steamboat Springs and Montrose (Telluride) beginning June 6 and running through the carrier’s published flight schedule into mid-August. Those nonstop routes, along with weekend service between Dallas (Love Field) and both airports in the heart of the Rockies continue to support travel demand for the winter and early spring season.

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