Southwest Airlines Increases Baltimore Service

DALLAS, July 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/—Two of Southwest`s biggest cities just got bigger as the airline today announced it will add two more nonstop flights between Baltimore/Washington and Houston Hobby beginning Dec. 1, 2003. With the additional flights, Southwest will offer a total of four daily nonstop flights between the two bustling airports.
“The demand for nonstop service between Houston Hobby and Baltimore/Washington is strong, and we always play to our strengths at Southwest,” said Joyce Rogge, the airline`s senior vice president of marketing.
Baltimore/Washington is Southwest`s third busiest airport with a total of 156 nonstop flights each day to 35 cities, plus direct or connecting service to 20 other cities. Houston Hobby is the airline`s fourth busiest city with 141 daily nonstop flights to 24 cities and direct or connecting service to 33 other cities.
Customers can purchase tickets by visiting Southwest`s Web site at , by calling Southwest Airlines at 1-800-I-FLY-SWA, or by calling their local travel agent. Southwest Airlines, through its continuing innovations, is making travel easier than ever. By using Southwest`s Rapid Check-In kiosks, Customers can obtain their boarding passes and be on their way in mere seconds.
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV), the fourth largest domestic carrier in terms of Customers boarded, currently serves 59 airports in 58 cities and 30 states. Based in Dallas, Southwest currently operates nearly 2,800 flights a day.