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Southwest Airlines Is Planning Another Cancun Expansion

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Southwest Airlines is adding more flights to one of the Caribbean’s hottest destinations: Cancun, Mexico.  The low-cost carrier is slated to ramp up its service from San Antonio to Cancun beginning June 5, according to a statement from the company.  […]


Southwest Airlines Is Relaunching Another Cuba Route

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Southwest Airlines is relaunching what was its most prominent route to Cuba in February, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The carrier will be resuming daily flights between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Havana on Feb. 17, 2022.  That complements existing daily […]


More Americans Are Traveling to Jamaica

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American travelers are helping to fuel the tourism rebound in Jamaica, officials said this week.  That increased demand is leading to an expansion in airlift to the Caribbean island.  That includes American Airlines, which will be up-gauging its aircraft on […]


Southwest Airlines Relaunching Nassau Flights

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Southwest Airlines is relaunching a pair of routes to Nassau in the Bahamas, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The low-cost carrier is planning to resume two routes to Nassau’s Lynden Pindling Airport in October.  That includes the relaunch of daily flights […]

Southwest Airlines Names Next CEO

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Southwest Airlines has announced its next chief executive officer. The company’s current CEO, Gary Kelly, has announced plans to relinquish his title as CEO in early 2022. When that happens, current Executive Vice President of Corporate Services Bob Jordan will […]

Southwest Airlines Is Adding New Puerto Rico Flights

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Southwest Airlines is adding two new routes to San Juan, Puerto Rico this fall, Caribbean Journal has learned.  In November, the carrier will be kicking off new routes from both St Louis and Buffalo-Niagara airports, with service set to begin […]


Southwest Airlines Resuming More Flights to Mexico

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Southwest Airlines is set to resume more of its flight service to Mexico, Caribbean Journal has learned.  On March 11, the low-cost carrier will be resuming its daily nonstop service between Houston Hobby and the island of Cozumel on the […]

Southwest Airlines Is Adding a New Route to Cancun

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The Mexican Caribbean has seen some of the strongest travel demand of any regional destination amid the pandemic, leading to a surge in both route resumptions and new routes.  The latter now includes another launch, with Southwest Airlines’ announcement that […]

Southwest Airlines Relaunching Two Routes to Montego Bay

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Southwest Airlines is planning to relaunch two daily routes to Jamaica’s tourism hub of Montego Bay early next year, Caribbean Journal has learned. The low-cost carrier will be relaunching daily flights from both Houston Hobby and Chicago Midway to Montego […]


Southwest Airlines to Relaunch More Flights to Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta

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Southwest Airlines is relaunching more flights to Mexico in March, Caribbean Journal has learned. On March 11, 2021, the carrier will be reinstating service from Orange County-Santa Ana to both Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta on the Pacific coast of […]

Southwest Airlines Launches New Flights to Puerto Vallarta

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Southwest Airlines has kicked off its newest international route, with new service from Phoenix to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  The move marks the reestablishment of the carrier’s service to Puerto Vallarta, with daily nonstop flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.  […]

Southwest Airlines to Continue Blocking Middle Seats

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Southwest Airlines will continue blocking middle seats through at least Nov. 30, the carrier said.  The move mirrors those by other carriers like Delta in what the company said was to support “the well-being and comfort of its customers and […]


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