The FINANCIAL — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today announced plans to expand its footprint in
Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Work is underway to add new service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), alongside existing service from the carrier’s longtime
George Bush Intercontinental Airport
As Southwest approaches a commemoration of 50 years of flying, the carrier intends to return to Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH), complementing its substantial operation at Houston Hobby (HOU). Intercontinental served as one of three airports where Southwest operated on its first day in operation, June 18, 1971. The carrier moved to Hobby Airport shortly thereafter though it operated service from both airports between 1980 and 2005. Southwest remains a key employer in the
“Southwest owes decades of success to our Employees and Customers who have supported our business in
Service to both airports is anticipated to begin in the first half of 2021. Additional details, including schedules and fares, will be available soon.