Southwest Airlines Announces 15 New Nonstop Destinations

15 new nonstop destinations will be offered once the Wright Amendment expires in October

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    Monday morning, Southwest announced special airfares to more than a dozen cities. (Published Monday, May 19, 2014)

    Dallas-based Southwest Airlines is making the first move in what could spark a big airfare war.

    Monday morning, Southwest announced special airfares to more than a dozen cities.

    Southwest also announced 15 new nonstop destinations that will begin service once the Wright Amendment, which prevented airlines from flying nonstop from Love Field, expires in October.

    "Today, I mean right now, you are free to book nonstop travel out of Dallas Love to those new faraway destinations for the first time in our history," said Southwest Airlines' Chief Marketing Officer Kevin Krone.

    New nonstop service from Love Field beginning Oct. 13 ($99 one-way or less):

    • Baltimore/Washington (three roundtrips a day)
    • Chicago Midway (five roundtrips a day, up to six as of Nov. 2)
    • Denver (three roundtrips a day)
    • Las Vegas (three roundtrips a day, up to four as of Nov. 2)
    • Los Angeles (three roundtrips a day, up to four as of Nov. 2)
    • Orlando (two roundtrips a day, up to three as of Nov. 2)
    • Washington Reagan National (three roundtrips a day, up to six as of Nov. 2)

    New nonstop service from Love Field beginning Nov. 2:

    • Atlanta (four roundtrips a day)
    • Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood (two roundtrips a day)
    • Nashville (two roundtrips a day)
    • New York LaGuardia (three roundtrips a day)
    • Phoenix (four roundtrips a day)
    • San Diego (two roundtrips a day)
    • Santa Ana/Orange County (one round trip a day)
    • Tampa Bay (two roundtrips a day)

    Southwest also announced a seating area at Klyde Warren Park in Dallas. The "Southwest Porch" is near a popular burger stand and features couches and free Wi-Fi.

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