Southwest Airlines Launching New Nonstop Caribbean Flights


Southwest Airlines is planning a major expansion of flights to the Caribbean, the carrier announced this week.

The new flights are highlighted by the planned June launch of daily flights from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Grand Cayman’s Owen Roberts International Airport.

Also on June 4, Southwest will be launching new daily nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale to Montego Bay Jamaica; Belize and Cancun in the Mexican Caribbean.

Southwest has already been operating flights from FTL to three cities in Cuba (Havana, Varadero and Santa Clara) along with Nassau in the Bahamas.

Southwest also announced plans to operate flights between Cincinnati and Grand Cayman, also starting June 4.


Above: the El Secreto resort in Belize

The company said Belize flights would start as low as $89 one way, with flights to Cancun and Montego Bay at $89 and $99, respectively, one way.

Planning a trip to Montego Bay? Check out our list of the best Montego Bay all-inclusive resorts and some things to do.

Heading to Cancun? Check out the best adults-only resorts in Cancun and the best hotels in Cancun.

Heading to Cayman? Make sure you check out the Caribbean Hotel of the Year, the Kimpton Seafire and some of Kimpton Seafire

— CJ

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