Southwest Announces Additional Baltimore/Washington-Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood Flights Via AirTran Airways
AirTran Airways adds new nonstop flights between BWI and FLL
DALLAS,Texas - Southwest Airlines and its wholly owned subsidiary AirTran Airways announced today more options for Baltimore Customers looking to get to Florida! AirTran Airways will add as many as four daily nonstop flights between Baltimore/Washington and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood beginning Sept. 6, 2012, through the end of its published schedule on Feb. 13, 2013. The new flights will add to AirTran's existing three daily roundtrip flights between the markets.
With the September flight schedule, Southwest Airlines will operate three daily nonstop flights between Baltimore/Washington and Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood for a combined total of up to ten daily roundtrip BWI-FLL flights between the carriers.
"Southwest Airlines and AirTran Airways are committed to bringing low fares and great flight schedules to our Baltimore and Ft. Lauderdale Customers," said Bob Jordan, Southwest Airlines Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer and AirTran Airways President. "We've seen a strong demand for this route and we are proud to be offering more options to flyers in the region."
Southwest Airlines began service to Baltimore/Washington on Sept. 15, 1993, with ten daily nonstop departures to two cites. Since then, Southwest has grown its operation to more than 170 daily nonstop departures to nearly 50 cities. Southwest has nearly 3,000 Employees at BWI, and has a plane dedicated to the state, Maryland One.